Register for 2016 mid-year matric exams now

2015-10-01 06:00

THOSE interested in writing matric exams in May and June 2016 have been urged by the Umgungundlovu District Examination office to register immediately.

Dates for registration are 1 and 2 October. Registration starts from 9am to 2.30pm.

If you want to register you must be 21 and older, have a general and training certificate and a Grade 9 school report (or old Standard 7) stating they have passed these grades, or a recognised equivalent qualification obtained at NQF level, which requires two official languages.

Others who can register must be 21 or older and have written their senior certificate Grade 12 before, but did not pass. Adult pupil aged 21 and older with an incomplete senior certificate qualification can also register to write.

Those who wrote Grade 12 papers in 2008 and 2009 whose school-based assessment validity of five years has expired and they did not achieve a pass, also qualify.

Only in exceptional cases - out-of-school youth between 18 and 21 or older, who could not complete their school education due to circumstances beyond their control as verified by the head of the provincial department are allowed to write.

They must provide copies of their ID, two passport-sized recent photos, proof of residence in the form of water or electricity bills and a letter signed and stamped by a local inkosi, induna or councillor. They are also required to provide previous examination reports or result sheets.

Registration is free. For further information the office can contacted on 033 341 6476.

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