If you did not meet the pass requirements for a Matric subject, you may qualify for a Matric rewrite (supplementary exam).
According to the Department of Basic Education, you may qualify for a Matric rewrite if you:
- Were medically unfit on the day of the exam;
- Do not meet admission requirements for Higher Education;
- Experienced personal problems such as a death in the immediate family;
- Were unable to write or complete an examination paper for other reasons, provided that a report is submitted by the Headmaster of your school
- You may only apply to write a supplementary exam for a maximum of 2 subjects
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If you meet these criteria, and want to register for a Matric rewrite, then contact your provincial Department of Education, via your school. The deadline to register for a supplementary exam is 19 January 2017, but it is best to register as soon as possible after you receive your results. The Matric rewrites usually take place in February and March. The examination dates for 2017 supplementary examinations have not yet been released, but follow us on Twitter for regular updates.
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