Matrics to write combined exam

File: The Department of Basic Education has finally released the combined timetable.

File: The Department of Basic Education has finally released the combined timetable.

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JOHANNESBURG - Matrics at public schools will write combined exams from 5 November to 15 December.

The Department of Basic Education has finally released the combined timetable.

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That’s because candidates could not write the May and June exams due to the national lockdown.

In a statement, the department says the late commencement of the exams will give matriculants adequate time to cover the curriculum.

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It will also allow time for revision.

More than a million candidates will sit for the 2020 combined matric exam.

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Candidates registered for the October/November National Senior Certificate will receive an admission letter, listing their subjects and exam centre by the end of September.

The results will be released on 23 February.

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