98.76% of IEB pupils pass matric

JOHANNESBURG, 03 January 2017 - The Independent Examinations Board national senior certificate results are out today. Over 11,000 full-time Matriculants students wrote the IEB exams in 2017. IEB CEO Anne Oberholzer speaks to eNCA.​ Video: eNCA
JOHANNESBURG, 03 January 2017 - The wait is finally over for more than 11,000 Grade 12 learners who wrote the IEB matric exams in 2017. An independent board sets its own matric papers, which are distinct from those at government schools.​ Video: eNCA
The Class of 2017 which sat the Independent Examinations Board exams, achieved an impressive 98.67 percent pass rate. Photo: eNCA

JOHANNESBURG - Private school matriculants have outdone themselves.

The Class of 2017 which sat the Independent Examinations Board exams, achieved an impressive 98.67 percent pass rate.

That's a slight improvement on the previous year.

More than 11,000 pupils wrote the IEB matric exams in 2017.

READ: Get your IEB matric results here

The IEB’s certificate is internationally benchmarked.

The IEB results bring relief to a fraction of the full matric class of 2017.

Nearly 800,000 Grade 12s wrote government’s senior certificate last year.

For them, the nail-biting wait for results continues until Friday.

Click here to get your matric results.

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