matric rewrite


Revising past papers is a great way to prepare for exams. It's the most effective way, in fact - if you want to know what kind of questions you may be faced with in your exams, the best way to find out is to actually face them, and that means going through as many past papers as you can get your hands on.

Studying for exams is an inevitable part of life as a student, and one that can be so stressful and tiring. But there are ways of making it easier on yourself! 

Thousands of candidates across the country are currently sitting for the May/June Matric examinations and the Basic Education Department has been pleased with how the examinations are progressing. 

As Matric mid-year exams kick into high gear this week, it is important for students to get an eagle's eye view of the significance and importance of these exams – to provide them with perspective regarding the assessment's role in the greater scheme of their final year, as well as their prospects post-Matric, an education expert says.


Monday saw the beginning of the May/June matric examination period. This year, almost 300 000 candidates are sitting for this exam.

The big day has finally arrived for those looking to have another chance at attaining their National Senior Certificate (NSC). The Basic Education Department has announced the start of the 2022 May/June NSC exams. Here are more detail about the exams as well as the official timetable.

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has announced that the the 2022 May/June NSC/SC examination timetable has been finalised. This means learners only have two months to go before exams start.  

If you have rewritten your matric exams and you want to know how you can access it, here's how you can do that. 

The applications for the Basic Education Second Chance Programme have been extended to allow those who have not yet applied, to do so. The programme equips learners with the materials they need to achieve their desired matric results.

Some universities in South Africa require students to have a National Senior Certificate (Matric) and a National Bench Mark Test (NBT) score to determine whether the students are suitable to attend their university. Here's how you can register for your NBT.

If you did not do as well as you expected on your National Senior Certificate (NSC) final exams last year, there is still more time for you to register for the May/June exam rewrite. Here are more details on how you can register as well as who qualifies for the exam.

If you are part of the cohort of 2021 matric learners and want to better your NSC matric marks, the education department has extended the registration deadline. This opportunity is only for National Senior Certificate (NSC) and Senior Certificate (SC) candidates.


A number of matriculants from the 2021 cohort of students either want to improve their overall achievement for matric or for a single subject. The Department of Education has good news should you be part of individuals who'd like a second chance at writing their matric examinations.

If you need to rewrite your matric, there’s an opportunity for you to write in the May/June 2022 examinations. However, there are different dates for face-to-face and online applications.

If you didn't do as well as you wanted to in your National Senior Certificate final exams, you can still do a Matric rewrite. Here's who qualifies for a Martric rewrite.

Are you interested in studying at Helderberg College of Higher Education (HCHE) this year? The good news is that applications for 2022 are currently still open.

It appears that the 2021 final matric exams did not entirely proceed without any irregularities following an announcement by the Basic Education Department that hundreds of learners cheated in the final Matric exam. The Minister also outlined the interventions they intend to put in place to prevent such incidents in future.

The past two years of the pandemic have been rough for the education sector, as this negatively impacted the learning experience of some learners and has resulted in matric results that a number of students from the class of 2021 wish to improve.

Access For Success is your chance at accessing tertiary education. 2022 applications for the Access For Success programme are now open.

If you are not satisfied with your results for the National Senior Certificate examination then you may have another chance to achieve your desired results. Here's who qualifies for a matric rewrite.