Matric Results 2020: Mpumalanga

Matric Results 2020: Mpumalanga

Date published: December 19, 2020

Matric Results 2020 Mpumalanga

For the Mpumalanga class of 2020, the matric pass rate was 74%. This is 6% lower than the 80% that they scored in 2019.

Mpumalanga Matric Results 2020

Mpumalanga has experienced a fluctuating matric pass rate from 2016 until 2019. 

The province was finally able to enter into the 80 percentile range in their 2019 matric year.

For the Mpumalanga class of 2020, the matric pass rate was 74%. This is 6% lower than the 80% that they scored in 2019.

Mpumalanga Matric Results 2010 - 2020

Here are Mpumalanga’s matric pass rates from 2010-2019 including a 2020 result prediction. 

  • 2010: 57%
  • 2011: 65%
  • 2012: 70%
  • 2013: 78%
  • 2014: 79%
  • 2015: 79%
  • 2016: 77%
  • 2017: 77%
  • 2018: 80%
  • 2019: 80%
  • 2020: 74%
Mpumalanga Matric Results (2010-2020)

Mpumalanga Quality of Passes

Mpumalanga’s matric class of 2020 was made up of 30.4% Bachelor’s Degree Passes. 27% of their students received a Diploma pass whilst 16.3% were made up of Higher Certificate Passes. 18 students in Mpumalanga received an NSC pass in their 2020 matric finals. 


Where To Find Your Matric Results As A Student In Mpumalanga

When your matric results come out in February 2021, you are going to need to know where to find them. Your options include:

  • The Department of Education
  • Online 
  • Your Mobile Device 
  • Newspapers

Districts with the best Matric Results in Mpumalanga – 2019


The top-performing district in Mpumalanga for 2019 is the Ehlanzeni district with a pass rate of 84.6%.

Here are the top 4 districts with the highest matric results:

  • Ehlanzeni 
  • Nkangala

Click here to read more about the top districts with the best matric results.

Options If You Are Unhappy With Your Results 

It might happen that you are not happy with your matric results. You have until the 26th of March 2021 to apply for re-marking, re-checking or viewing of your examination paper. 

To apply, you must fill in an application form for re-checking and re-marking. You will be able to find these forms at any District offices and your respective school. These application forms will also be made available at examinations centres where students wrote.

The fees are structures as follows:

  • Re-mark: R120
  • Re-check: R29 
  • Viewing: R234 

Please keep in mind that a viewing of the exam paper can only be done after a re-mark or a re-check. The applications for this close 7 days after the release of the respective re-mark or re-check. 

Any candidate that is from a non-paying school or who have been granted a concession on school fee payments do not have to pay for the remarking of rechecking. 

Withheld Results 

Examination irregularities will mean that your matric results will be withheld. You can either:

  • Contact your school or district office and ask why your results are being withheld. 


  • You can appeal in writing and apply to write the May/June examinations. 


All students are given a second chance to write their matric exams in June 2021. This can be either because you want to improve your results or because you did not pass the first time. 

Students who were absent during the combined November examinations can also write at this time. Applications close on the 26th of March 2021. 

Author: Elzanne Van Niekerk

Published: March 4, 2021


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