WATCH LIVE: 2018 NSC Matric Results Announcement
[LIVE BLOG] Matric pass rate rises to 78.2% from 75.1%
Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga is announcing the matric pass rate for the class of 2018.
The class of 2017 achieved a pass rate of 75.1%, up from 72.5% in 2016.
The Independent Examination Board has already announced its class of 2018 achieved a pass rate of 98.92%, up from 98.76% in 2017.
The top achieving pupils from across the country will also be announced during Motshekga's address, which is taking place at the Vodacom World Auditorium, in Midrand, Johannesburg at 6pm.
The results will be released publicly on Friday, 4 January.