2019 South African Matric Results

The South African Department of Basic Education has published the matric results for the 2019 cohort with the group achieving a pass rate of eighty-one-point-three percent. Over 787 000 candidates entered for the November 2019 National Senior Certificate examination. This number was made up of 616,554 full time and 179, 963 part-time candidates. To discuss further on the results, we were joined on the line by Dr Felicity Coughlan, the Director of the Independent Institute of Education, a private higher education institution in South Africa.