The 2021 Matric results will not be published publicly in South Africa

The 2021 Matric results will not be published publicly in South Africa

In accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), the Department of Basic Education announced that matric exam scores will not be published on media platforms.

The usual practice of publishing NSC examination results on public platforms (media platforms), will not occur for 2021 NSC examination results. Learners are required to obtain their statements of results from their respective schools

The department stated in a statement that the Act would not permit the publication of personal information online. The department confirmed that matric results will still be released on 21 January 2022, and that they would still be accessible from schools.

Historically The matric results were made public with the with students identified through their examination ID numbers.

The 2021 Matric results will not be published publicly in South Africa

“In order to comply with the provisions of the POPIA, the usual practice of publishing the National Senior Certificate (NSC) results on public platforms (media platforms) will not occur for 2021,” it said.

“As was also the practice in previous years, all learners will be required to obtain their statement of results from the schools they attended. In this way, every learner’s personal information with regards to the outcome of their National Senior Certificate exam will be protected.”

The 2021 Matric results will not be published publicly in South Africa
The 2021 Matric results will not be published publicly in South Africa