Matric Rewrites (Supplementary Exams)

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

Read our December 2016 blog article here for more detailed information, and the associated DoE announcement here.

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 2017 supplementary exams was 19 January 2017. Follow us on Twitter for updates regarding examinations, tutoring specials and more.

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