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Matric Results 2023/2024 | NSC Results Online

Matric Results for 2023/2024 have been published and can be checked in seven different ways. Want to check your result? This article will give you all the information you need on checking results, you can also choose the method most convenient for you for checking your matric result.

Matric Results 2023/2024 release dates

When will the Matric Results 2023 be released? Matric Results Released Date Schedule 2023

The Matric Class of 2023 achieved a national pass rate of 76.4% which is an increase of 0.2% when compared to 2023 .  As far as provincial Matric pass rates went, these are how the provinces performed:

  • Free State: 85.7%
  • Gauteng: 82.8%
  • Western Cape: 81.2%.
  • North West: 78.2%
  • Kwazulu-Natal: 76.8%
  • Mpumalanga: 73.6%
  • Eastern Cape: 73%
  • Northern Cape: 71.4%
  • Limpopo: 66.7%

See the Full 2023 Matric Results Statistics Here

The department has also announced the following important dates for the 2023 matriculants. Here is the Matric Results Released Date Schedule:

  • Thursday, 18 January 2024 – Ministerial Matric Exams Announcement
  • Friday, 19 January 2024 – Learners receive their results
  • Friday, 19 January 2024 – Re-mark/re-check applications

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Checking Matric Results 2023/2024 in 7 Ways

The Matric Results can be accessed using four methods. This includes checking 2023 Matric Results Online, Newspaper, High School and Cell phone methods. 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:



  • Go to the Department of Basic Education Matric Results Portal –
  • Enter your ID Number and Matric Examination Number in the required field
  • Click on the ‘Search‘ button to access your Matric 2023 Results
  • Note: You may need the following to log in: Exam number, Home Language, Your personal details (name, surname, etc.)
  • The DBE website is zero-rated, which means it can be accessed whether you have data or not.

Things to Note about the Department of Basic Education Result Website:

Checking martric results via Department of Basic Education Result Website
  • The DBE website is zero-rated, which means it can be accessed whether you have data or not.
  • The results reflected on the website are the results of the 2023 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination.
  • The Statement of Results is available at the school/exam centre where the candidate wrote.
  • Some candidates’ 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.

CHECKING 2023 MATRIC RESULT VIA IEB (Independent Examinations Board):

IEB Matric Results


  • Go to the IEB Matric Results 2023 Portal via
  • Enter your Exam Number & Date of Birth in the required field
  • Click on the ‘Submit‘ button to access your Matric 2023/2024 Results

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


news24 website

  • Go to the News24 Matric Results 2023 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 2023 Results
  • Note: You may also search NSC Result by province on the News24 website.

2. MatricsMate App

matric mate app screenshot


  • Download the MatricsMate app from Google Play Store or Apple Play Store
  • Enter your 13-digit ID number and examination number.
  • You will then be able to view the matric results as soon as they are available.

3. Gauteng Matric Results Online

Gauteng Matric Results


  • The department says that the GPG Matric App allows you to access your results using your smartphone or any device with internet access as soon as the results are released.
  • Guateng Matric Results checker page –
  • Enter your exam number and search.

4. Your High School

You can check your Matric 2023 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.

5. 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.

6. Your Cell phone


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 exam number to 35658
    • You’ll get a confirmation SMS once you’ve successfully registered.
    • Answer a few multiple-choice questions.
    • Get your matric results immediately when they are released
  • Use the USSD service
    • Register using the USSD code *120*35658#
    • 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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