Matric exams kick off

Learners across the country will today sit for their final 2016 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations.

They will write their first English Paper at 9am.

A few of them started last week with other subjects including IT.

The Grade 12 examinations will run from 26 October to 29 November 2016.

Umalusi, which quality assures all exit point examinations in general and further education (NQF levels 1-4), says approximately 668 612 full-time and 146 997 part-time candidates will sit for the exams.

The examinations, which will take place at more than 7 000 centres across the country, will be marked by over 38 000 markers across the provinces.

The results will be announced on 4 January 2017. –

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