Matric Results 2021 Limpopo

The matric results for the class of 2021 will be released on 21 January 2022. Take a look at where you can access your results and see how your province has performed over the past few years.

Matric class of 2021, the end of your high school career is fast approaching. Soon you’ll be able to see the outcome of your hard work and sacrifices. The release date for results is 21 January 2022. While we wait for the Limpopo 2021 matric results, have a look how you can access them when they come out and much more.

Matric Pass Rate for Limpopo for the Last Five Years

In 2018, Limpopo achieved a 70.6% pass rate. The province has seen a 3.2% improvement from the 67.4% they achieved in 2017.

For 2019, the stakes didn’t go any lower for Limpopo. The province achieved a 73.2% pass rate. This is a 3.8% pass rate from 2018. Consistency and excellence seem to be what Limpopo is striving for.

For example, take this school in the deep rural parts of Limpopo, Dendron Secondary School. Dendron Secondary school has consistently achieved a 100% mark for the past 10 years, against all odds.

On the 7th of January 2020, it received a special mention from the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga. Limpopo’s Vhembe East region achieved a 81.5% pass. 

Here’s how Limpopo performed for the past 5 years:

  • 2020: 68.2%
  • 2019: 73.2%
  • 2018: 70.6%
  • 2017: 67.4%
  • 2016: 62.5%

Will they be able to increase these numbers in 2021? We will have to wait for the class of 2021’s Matric results.

National Matric Pass Rate of the Last Five Years:

The following statistics demonstrate the national pass rate for matric within the last five years. Matric pass rate went from 72.5% in 2015 to 81.3% in 2019. The number declined a bit in 2020 – the national pass rate was 76.2%:

  • 2020: 76.2%
  • 2019: 81.3%
  • 2018: 78.2%
  • 2017: 75.1%
  • 2016: 72.5%

A Student Graduating - a result of her working hard for her Matric Results

Where can I get my Matric Results?

Not sure how to get your results? Don’t worry. There are multiple ways you can go about viewing your matric results. Below we have listed different ways in which you can access your matric results.

Get Results at School

You can get your matric result statement from your school or exam centre where you wrote your exams. Your individual results will be available on 21 January 2022. 

SMS Notifications

You can now receive your matric results via sms. To receive yours, follow these simple instructions. 

To register, all you have to do is:

  1. SMS your ID number and examination numbers to 35658 or
  2. Dial *120*35658# to register via USSD

Each SMS costs R1.50 and USSD costs are R1.50 per minute. Free SMSes and minutes do not apply.

Newspapers

The tradition continues, but it comes with a few changes. Your matric exam number will appear in the newspaper, instead of your actual name. Make sure you remember yours. The Matric Results 2021 Limpopo will be available in all major newspapers. Grab a few for you and your family to keep as memorabilia. 

Check Online

Make sure you have your exam number to access your results. Follow the steps on the website to access your results.

What are the Matric Pass Levels? 

The matric pass levels are split into three categories. Each has its own set of requirements. The pass you receive will depend on how well you did in your final exams. 

Bachelor’s Pass 

A Bachelor’s pass allows you to go on to study for a Bachelor’s Degree at a university. The requirements for are: 

  • 40% for your Home Language 
  • At least 50% for four other High Credit subjects 
  • At least 30% for two other subjects 

Diploma 

A diploma pass allows you to study towards a Diploma after matric. You are only allowed to fail one subject. The requirements are as follows: 

  • At least 40% in your Home Language 
  • 40% in four other High Credit subjects 
  • At least 30% for two other subjects 

Higher Certificate 

These are the minimum requirements for passing matric. The requirements to get a certificate pass are listed below: 

  • 40% in your Home Language 
  • At least 40% in four other high credit subjects 
  • At least 30% for two other subjects 

Contact Details for the Limpopo Provincial Department of Education

Do you need to contact the Limpopo Provincial Department of Education? You can find their contact details below. Offices are open weekdays from 7am to 5pm. 

Postal Private Bag X9489, Polokwane, 0700

Physical 113 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0700

Tel: 015 290 9301

Fax: 015 297 0885

Web: www.edu.limpopo.gov.za

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Last Updated: December 1, 2021

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Tamsyn Gallie
Tamsyn Gallie
Tamsyn Gallie is a Junior Content Writer at Skills Academy. Her aim is to create content that is well-researched, educational and engaging. In her spare time, she enjoys writing, baking and anything that allows her to be creative. She is passionate about lifelong learning and believes it’s never too late to learn something new.