Independent Examinations Board Results 2021 – IEB matric results 2020/2021
Public and private schools have different ways of releasing results, but whether you’re an NSC or an IEB student, we’ve got you covered.
Read this article for all the relevant IEB matric results 2021 dates – we’ll update as we receive news and information from the official Boards and depertments.
Independent Examinations Board IEB matric results release dates 2021
Matric results are expected to be released on the 23rd of February 2021. for both government schools and Independent Examinations Board IEB schools.
All provinces will be expected to release the results on the same week.
Where to find your matric results:
- The News24 Matric results page
Be the first to know your results with a notification from News24: sign up here Matricresults.news24.com.
The Dept of Basic Education is longer make newspapers a priority to release results, but some newspapers will still publish them.
- IEB SMS line
IEB Learners can provide the IEB with your phone number and on the day of the results, they will send an SMS. You register for this service by sending an SMS to 35135, including your ID number and exam number.
- NSC SMS line
For public schools you can register via SMS by sending your ID number and Exam number to 35658. You will receive a confirmation SMS and on the day of the results you will get an SMS with your results.
- Use the USSD service
Dial *120*35658# and answer some questions, then enter your ID number. You’ll receive your results per subject after you’ve completed the process. You’ll have the option to opt in or out to comply with the Protection of Personal Information Act. USSD rates apply.
- Pick up at school
Go to your school on the day the results are released and collect them in person. Please note: Withholding school reports, for any reason, is against the law.
- Department Website
You can also visit the national Department of Basic Education site. There will be a box to enter your exam number and the results will reflect on the website.
What to do if you’ve failed?
If a learner fails, they have the choice of rewriting the exam of the failed subjects in May or June or they can choose to repeat the whole matric year.
In both cases, the Department of Basic Education says the student should go to their respective schools on the day that results are released to register for the next step.
Independent Examinations Board IEB contacts and Address
Postal Address: P.O. Box 875, Highlands North, Gauteng, 2037
Physical Address: Guild Hall, 5 Anerley Road, Parktown, Gauteng, 2193
Call: +27 11 483 9700