Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga announced that the matric pass rate for 2017 was 75.1%, up from 72.5% in 2016.
Candidates can get their individual results from today, with marks available from their school or the centre where they wrote their exams, major newspapers, local websites, and SMS and USSD services.
For those who want a remark, this is what you must do – according to the Department of Basic Education.
How to get a remark
A candidate may apply for a remark or recheck of their examination scripts once their results are out.
Registration can be done at either the school or district office in the province. All instructions for this process appear on the reverse side of the Statement of Results, the department said.
Provincial head offices can be found here. The closing date for remark and recheck applications is 19 January 2018.
Fees for a remark and recheck of scripts are as follows:
- Remark – R98
- Recheck – R23
Viewing of scripts may only be done after a remark or recheck of results. The closing date for applications is 7 days after release of re-mark or re-check results. The fee for viewing is R192.00