Matric exams: How does upward mark adjustment work?

Upward mark adjustments usually take place when exam papers are proven to be more difficult than previous years. Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schafer weighs in. Watch.

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Self-marking exams for matrics!

2016-11-07 13:07

Wanting to help his little brother through matric, Obed Dube developed a website with online exams that students can take – with instant answers!

NSC past exam papers: Siswati Home Language

2016-10-31 14:30

Download these past matric exam papers to help you prepare for the final exams.

The NSC 2016 exam timetable

2016-07-26 20:56

The dates and times South African matrics will write their end-of-year exams in 2016.

Easy English exam just right to end matric with

2015-11-26 09:30

Some KwaZulu-Natal matric pupils sat for their last matric paper — English paper three — on Wednesday.

Matrics find Afrikaans ‘tricky’

2015-11-19 07:59

Matric pupils who sat for their second Afrikaans paper on Wednesday felt it was “tricky”.

‘Sleepy’ pupil turns to court

2015-11-11 11:47

A matric pupil suffering from a sleep disorder was forced to turn to the high court for permission to get an extra five minutes per hour to write each of his matric exams.


More arrests expected in Limpopo exam paper leak

2016-11-16 18:48

An independent school owner has appeared in a Limpopo court for allegedly leaking a matric maths exam paper to pupils in Giyani.

Hawks to investigate leak of matric maths paper in Limpopo

2016-11-01 14:25

The Hawks and police are investigating the leak of a matric mathematics paper in Limpopo after the Department of Basic Education laid a charge following the security breach.

Clash of exams looms in SA

2016-10-18 11:33

The ongoing fees protest at tertiary institutions may impact the marking of matric exams in KwaZulu-Natal.

Download old matric exam papers here

2016-10-06 16:08

Here's a list of all the matric subject pages, where you can find old NSC matric exam papers dating from 2008.

NSC past exam papers: Afrikaans First Additional Language (FAL)

2016-10-06 11:42

Download these past matric exam papers to help you prepare for the final exams.

Anxious wait for matrics

2015-12-05 10:30

Matric pupils finished writing their National Senior Certificate examinations (NSC) last Friday.

Matrics ponder life after school as exams come to an end

2015-11-25 09:24

Matrics who sat for their Zulu paper three yesterday at Sobantu Secondary are eager for the day their results will be released — January 6, 2016 — to arrive.

Pupils find life science paper two ‘surprisingly easy’

2015-11-17 11:10

Matric pupils believe there was a twist to the life science paper two they wrote on Monday as it was too easy.

Pupils ‘better prepared’ for exam

2015-11-10 09:58

The second physical science paper which matrics wrote yesterday was better than their first paper.

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