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Welcome to the National Department of Basic Education’s website. Here you will find information on, amongst others, the Curriculum, what to do if you’ve lost your matric certificate, links to previous Grade 12 exam papers for revision purposes and our contact details should you need to get in touch with us.

Whether you are a learner looking for study guides, a parent/guardian wanting a school for your child, a new teacher seeking employment or a researcher looking for education policies, we’ve taken great care to ensure that you can easily access the information on the website. Should you, however, not find what you’re looking for please send an email to webmaster@dbe.gov.za and we will gladly assist.

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Results of 2016 ASC Exams available

ASC Exam Results

Results of the 2016 Amended Senior Certifcate Examinations are now available online. From 19 August 2016, candidates may contact the centre where they wrote to enquire about how they will receive copies of their Statement of Results.

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2017 ASC Exams


Register for 2017 ASC Exams

2017 ASC Exams

Adults that qualify to write the 2017 Senior Certificate examination must register for the examination not later than 30 November 2016. Learners may register at any provincial education office.

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