Where Can I Find My Matric Results: Mpumalanga

Where Can I Find My Matric Results: Mpumalanga

Date Published: November 27, 2020

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

Here is everything that you need to know about finding your matric results as a Mpumalanga student.

The Department of Education

If you are unable to access your results or are confused by the processes above, you should contact the Department of Education in Mpumalanga.

Tel: (013) 766 5552/5349/5115
Toll-Free: 0800 203 116
Fax: (013) 766 5577

How to check matric results online

  • Step 1: Visit the Department of Basic Education website.
  • Step 2: Register using your details. (Please note you can only register for matric results until February 22nd the day before the marks are released).
  • Step 3: Click on the link for 2020 NSC exam results.
  • Step 4: Enter your examination number.
  • Step 5: Your results will appear on the screen.
  • Step 6: Click the download button and print.

Read more about how to get your matric results from the DBE here


A great place to find your matric results is online. With this, you have a few options. First off, you can visit the Department of Education’s website where all results will be posted as soon as they are released. All you have to do it log on with:

  • Your examination number
  • Your ID number
  • Your details (name, surname, etc.)

If you are from a private school that falls under the IEB, you can follow the above steps on the IEB website. Remember that IEB matric results sometimes come out a few days before the public school results.

New24 has a page specifically for the release of matric results. This reputable news source will have the results ready for you to access as soon as they are released. Click here.

Finally, Matric College’s new page will have all the matric results as soon as they are released. To access them and other educational news, click here.

Your Mobile Device

Finding your matric results from your cell phone might be the best way to get your results. Not only is it fast, but you also have two methods to choose from:

  • SMS
  • USSD

How to get your Matric Results via SMS 2021 Mpumalanga

  • Step 1: Open a new SMS message on your phone
  • Step 2: Fill in your ID Number AND Exam Number as the message
  • Step 3: Both numbers must have 13 digits to be accepted
  • Step 4: Send the SMS to this number: 35658
  • Step 5: Note that the SMS will cost R3,00 (Free SMS does not apply)
  • Step 6: Your exam number and ID number will be checked – if you send incorrect numbers it won’t work
  • Step 7: You will get your results once they are made available on 23 February 2021


Another quick way to access your final results on your cellphone is through USSD. You can do this by:

  • Dial this number on your phone *120*35658#
  • You will be required to answer some multiple-choice questions.
  • Enter your ID and examination number.


Finding your matric results in the newspaper is one of the most traditional ways of doing it. All you need to do is make sure that you have the correct paper.

Here are the newspapers in Mpumalanga that will have all the 2020 matric results:

Author: Andrea Frisby

Published: February 20, 2021


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