The Official Release of 2023 Matric Results

The 2023 National Senior Certificate (NSC) matric results in South Africa were officially released on Friday, 19 January 2024. This marked the culmination of months of hard work and anticipation for the class of 2023.

Final Matric result
2023 Matric Result.

The release of the results was preceded by an announcement from the Minister of Basic Education, Mrs. Angie Motshekga, on the 18th of January. This announcement provided insights into the overall performance of the class of 2023 and highlighted any key trends or challenges observed.

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Ways to Check Your Matric Result

Students were then able to access their results through various channels, including:

  • The Matric Results Online System: This online platform allows students to securely access their results using their examination number and ID number.
  • SMS: Students could register their cell phone numbers to receive their results via SMS.
  • USSD: Some provinces offered the option to access results through USSD codes.
  • Newspapers: Major newspapers across South Africa published the results of all students who took the NSC exams.

The release of the matric results is a significant moment in the lives of South African students. It marks the end of their secondary education and opens doors to new opportunities in tertiary education, the workplace, and beyond.

Matric Result Pass Rate

Here are some additional details about the 2023 matric results:

  • The overall pass rate was 84.8%, which was a slight decrease from the 84.9% achieved in 2022.
  • The top-performing province was KwaZulu-Natal, with a pass rate of 87.8%.
  • The most popular subjects were Languages and Mathematics.
  • The number of students who achieved bachelor passes (passes with an aggregate of 60% or higher) was 280,853.

The release of the matric results is always a time of mixed emotions for students and their families. There is excitement, relief, and pride for those who have achieved their goals. However, there is also disappointment and uncertainty for those who did not perform as well as they had hoped.

It is important to remember that the matric results are just one step in a long journey. Regardless of their results, all students have the potential to achieve great things. There are many different paths to success, and it is important to find the one that is right for you.

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