NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE (NSC) NOVEMBER EXAMINATIONS TIMETABLE 2020

Exam Timetable for Adult Matric and School Grade 12 Students

Find the official adult matric and Grade 12 timetable for the 2020 end year exams right here below.

Week 1 09:00 14:00

Thursday 05/11

Friday 06/11

  • Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telegu, Urdu HL P1 (2hrs)
  • Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telegu, Urdu FAL P1 (2hrs)
  • Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telegu, Urdu SAL P1 (2hrs)
  • Hebrew SAL P1 (2hrs)
  • German HL, SAL P2 (2hrs)
Week 2 09:00 14:00

Monday 9/11

Tuesday 10/11

Wednesday 11/11

  • Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telegu, Urdu HL P1 (2½hrs)
  • Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telegu, Urdu FAL P1 (2hrs)
  • Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telegu, Urdu SAL P1 (2hrs)
  • Hebrew SAL P1 (2hrs)
  • German HL P2, SAL P2 (2½hrs)

Thursday 12/11

Friday 13/11

Religious Holiday

Religious Holiday

Week 3 09:00 14:00

Monday 16/11

Tuesday 17/11

Wednesday 18/11

Thursday 19/11

Friday 20/11

  • Arabic, French, Mandarin, Modern Greek, Serbian, Spanish SAL P1 (2hrs)
  • Latin SAL P1 (3hrs)
  • Portuguese HL, SAL, FAL P1 (2hrs)
Week 4 09:00 14:00

Monday 23/11

  • Arabic, French, Mandarin, Modern Greek, Serbian, Spanish SAL P2 (2hrs)
  • Latin SAL P2 (1½hrs)
  • Portuguese HL P2 (2½hrs)
  • Portuguese SAL, FAL P2 (2hrs)

Tuesday 24/11

Wednesday 25/11

Thursday 26/11

Friday 27/11

  • Life Science P1 (2½hrs)
  • Religious Studies P1 (2hrs)
Week 7 09:00 14:00

Monday 14/12

  • Dramatic Arts (3hrs)

Tuesday 15/12

Wednesday 16/12

PUBLIC HOLIDAY

PUBLIC HOLIDAY

09:00

Monday, 31 August

  • Life Orientation (LO CAT) (2hrs)

Tuesday 13 October

Wednesday 14 October

12 August to 11 October

  • Performing Arts Practical

7 October to 18 October

NB:

  •  The sequence of the papers will be the same for 2021 and dates will be confirmed assoon as the school calendars have been gazetted.
  •  Life Orientation Common Task (2hrs) to be done on 31 August 2020.
  •  Rewrite of Life Orientation 30 September 2020
  •  National marking standardisation meeting for Life Orientation 5 and 6 September2020.
  •  CAT and IT P1 practical to be done on Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 October 2020.
  •  These are practical papers and must be treated like the practical papers of othersubjects, e.g. the services, technical subjects, arts, etc. Checking/marking of the CDsshould take place before 2 November 2020. Rewrite can then take place on26 November 2020 if folders were corrupt or not saved due to technical problems duringthe final examination.
  •  19 October to 27 November 2020 – NSC examinations
  •  Schools close for all learners (2 December) and teachers (4 December 2020).
  •  Religious holidays for Jews, Hindus, Muslims and Christians have been taken intoconsideration.
  •  This timetable has an impact on the dates for standardisation and release of results.
  •  All SBA mark sheets should be with provincial offices by 30 October 2020 readyfor capturing to start on 2 November 2020.
  •  All SBA marks should be captured by 16 November 2020.
  •  In the majority of the provinces marking can only start on 28 November and should befinished by 14 December 2020
  •  28 November to 13 December 2020: Marking of scripts .
  •  1–16 December: Capturing of marks
  •  17 and 18 December 2020: Standardisation preparation
  •  18 December 2020: NEIC meeting
  •  20 December 18:00: Technical Task Team
  •  21 and 22 December 2020: Pre-standardisation
  •  23 December 2020: Umalusi standardisation meeting
  •  24 December 2020: Adjustment process and resulting
  •  26 to 29 December 2020: Verification by officials (and principals)
  •  30 December 2020: Umalusi approval meeting
  •  31 December 2020 to 2 January 2021: Printing of statements and preparation forrelease
  •  4 January 2021: Data set transferred to USAF
  •  3–6 January 2021: Distribution of statements to schools andpreparation for press releases in provinces.
  •  Wednesday 6 January 2021: Minister releases national results 18:00
  •  Thursday 7 January 2021: Release of results by schools
  •  22 January 2020: Closing of applications for re-mark/re-check(Remarking done before 3 February 2021.Results released on 28 Feb.)
  •  1 February 2021: Closing date for applications for May/Juneexaminations.

Last Updated: October 27, 2020