Where To Collect Your Part-time Matric Results


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It's more common than you would think to come across someone who doesn't have their matric qualification. These individuals could then decide to obtain their matric part-time.

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Earning your matric certificate is a significant achievement, opening doors to further education and career opportunities. But what about those who couldn't complete their schooling full-time? Part-time matric programmes offer a valuable pathway for adult learners and individuals with busy schedules to achieve their academic goals.

Individuals who are 21 years and older with an incomplete National Senior Certificate (NSC) may choose to complete the NSC as part-time candidates, or convert to the Senior Certificate.

Part-time matric candidates are individuals who pursue their matric qualification outside the traditional full-time school setting.

Where To Fetch Part-time Matric Results

Part-time NSC candidates' results are only available from the examination centre where they wrote.

Matric Passes

The minimum requirements for a National Senior Certificate are to achieve at least 40% in 3 subjects (one of which needs to be your Home Language), and at least 30% in 3 other subjects.

There are different matric passes, namely: Bachelors, Diploma, Higher Certificate and the National Senior Certificate.

Bachelor’s degree pass requirements

  1. Must obtain at least 40% in Home Language
  2. Must obtain at least 50% in four subjects, excluding Life Orientation
  3. Must obtain at least 30% in one other subject
  4. Must pass at least six out of seven subjects

Higher certificate pass requirements

  1. Must obtain at least 40% in Home Language
  2. Must obtain at least 40% in three subjects
  3. Must obtain at least 30% in three other subjects
  4. Must pass at least six out of seven subjects

Diploma pass requirements

  1. Must obtain at least 40% in Home Language
  2. Must obtain at least 40% in three other subjects, excluding Life Orientation
  3. Must pass at least six out of seven subjects

Part-time matric candidates will then write their matric exams during the October/November exam period or the May/June matric exam period.

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After completing your matric certificate exams, you are faced with a lot of post-matric options that can shape your future paths.

These options range from pursuing higher education at universities or colleges, entering vocational training programs, joining the workforce, or even starting your own business. There are so many choices but we are here to help.


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