Matrics kick off with first paper

2015-10-29 06:00

THOUSANDS of gr. 12 learners around the country kicked off their final exams with the first English paper on Monday (26/10).

The 2015 National Senior Certificate examinations will end on 30 November.

The exams will be administered across 6 797 examination centres in the country with 65 000 invigilators and 49 900 markers.

The Basic Education Department this year marks the highest number of learners who have enrolled for the exams since 1994.

A total of 801 688 matriculants are registered for the examinations. Angie Motshekga, the minister of Basic Education, will release the results on 5 January 2016.

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