South Africa: register to rewrite your complementary matrix exams

Candidates who have registered to take the complementary matric exams in May / June of this year, but have failed, failed a subject or wish to improve their grades, have another chance to improve their results.

According to the Department of Basic Education (DBE), candidates for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) can now register to write in November 2021.

Registrations opened on August 24, and those interested are encouraged to register at the nearest district office before the closing date of September 7, 2021.

“This is only for those who took the June 2021 NSC exams,” the department said.

The May / June exam is a special exam offered to adult applicants who have not completed a matrix degree and those who have taken the previous November exams but may not have met the passing requirements or of success but wish to improve their results.

Meanwhile, those who have taken the June 2021 Senior Certificate (SC) exams can only register for the June 2022 SC assessments.

Registrations open in October and exact dates will be communicated in due course, the department said.

Last week, the DBE released the results of the “second chance” exam, for which 239,024 NSC and SC candidates had registered.

According to the ministry, a significant number of candidates passed the bridge subjects.

The total number of students who graduated in mathematics and physical sciences is 11,557 and 8,258, respectively.

Results are available at the district office or center where the exam was taken.

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