Before panicking that you did not obtain matric, please check your results first. Only then can you start making plans for the future – either rewriting the matric exam or finding an alternative career that does not require matric.

Please note, I do not have access to matric results. To obtain these, please contact one of the links given below.

Matric results for 2020 will be released on the 23rd February 2021.

Ways to get your current matric results

  • Go to your school and request results from them

The links below publish exam results. Make sure you have your exam number available. Due to high volumes visiting these sites please be patient if you can’t access them immediately.

Department of Basic Education Matric results

Sowetan Live – 2020 matric results

Times Live – 2020 matric results – matric results


SMSs cost R3.00 each and calls are charged at standard rates.

  • Register via SMS your ID number and exam number  to 35935 sms cost R3 to get your matric results
  • Call 082 152 on the day the results are released, select option 6, input your ID and exam number and listen to their results.