Matric Results 2021 / 2022 | Check your NSC Results Online/Offline Methods

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The Matric Results 2021 has been released and this post shows your different ways to check your NSC Results Online and Offline.

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Matric Result


This article contains everything you need about the Nation Secondary Certificate (NSC) Matric Results.

The Department of Basic Education has now released the results for the 2021 Matric exam rewrites, also known as the Second Chance Matric Programme. Over 230 000 candidates sat for this round of Matric exams.


Matric Results 2021 / 2022: Four Ways to Check

The Matric Results can be accessed using four methods. This includes checking 2021 Matric Results Online, Newspaper, High School and Cell phone method. Each of these methods is explained respectively in the following section.

1. Check Matric Results Online

Matric Results have been successfully uploaded online, follow the below steps to check your result:


Matric Results

  • Go to the Department of Basic Education Matric Results Portal –
  • Enter your Matric Examination Number in the required field
  • Click on the ‘Search‘ button to access your Matric 2021 Results
  • Note: You may need the following to log in: Exam number, Home Language, Your personal details (name, surname, etc.)

Things to Note about Department of Basic Education Result Website:

  • The results reflected on the website are the results of the 2019 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination.
  • The Statement of Results is available at the school/exam centre where the candidate wrote.
  • Some candidate’s results may be excluded from the results published on the website because of technical reasons. If a candidate’s results do not show, kindly visit the school/exam centre where you wrote.
  • The Department of Basic Education reserves the right to change any of the information published on the website.
  • If you attended a public/government school, then your results will definitely be available on this site.



  • Go to the News24 Matric Results 2021 Portal via
  • Enter your Matric Examination Number in the required field
  • Select your exam type, either NSC or IEB.
  • Click on the ‘Search‘ button to access your Matric 2021 Results
  • Note: You may also search NSC Result by province on the News24 website.


  • Go to the IEB Matric Results 2021 Portal via
  • Enter your Exam Number & Date of Birth in the required field
  • Click on the ‘Submit‘ button to access your Matric 2021 / 2021 Results

Bear in mind that website traffic will be high on the release date, so expect delayed response times.

2. Your High School

You can check your Matric 2021 Results at your High School.

  • A day after the initial results are released, your school will give you your results.
  • Note: This is not the official matric certificate, it’s just your results for each subject.
  • You will be able to obtain your official matric certificate once it has been printed in full.
  • If you are eager to get exact dates you should contact your school to find out further information.

3. Matric Results on Newspaper


Your results will be published in the National Newspapers on the result release date. It will be in all of the big Newspaper brands, like The RapportThe Argus and The Star.

Remember it will not be your full results. It will just state whether or not you passed and with what symbol you passed – B for Bachelors PassD for Diploma, etc.

4. Your Cell phone

Phone SMS

You can use your cell phone (or someone else’s) to receive your results. SABC Education and the Department of Basic Education have provided a service that allows you to get an SMS with your results. You can register and have your results sent to you as soon as they are released.

  • Register via SMS
    • Send your ID number and exam number to 45856
    • You’ll get a confirmation SMS once you’ve successfully registered.
    • SMSs are charged at R1,50 and R1,50 per minute on USSD.
    • Get your matric results immediately when they are released
  • Use the USSD service
    • Register using the USSD code *120*45856#
    • Answer a few multiple questions
    • Enter your ID number
    • You will get your matric results per subject
    • USSD rates apply

You can also go old school by phoning to access your matric results. Beware that lots of matric students will be phoning to find out their results so you might wait for quite a while to get your results.

  • Dial 082 152 for your results.

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SMSs are charged at R1,50 and R1,50 per minute on USSD.

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