IEB - Assessment Matters
  Examinations season has started and we feel it’s important for you to get some details out of the way so you can focus on the job at hand.

When are the Grade 12 results released?

Midnight on Thursday, 29 December 2016

How can I access my results?

Individual results can be accessed

How do I get my results via SMS

If you have already provided the IEB with your cell phone number, your results will automatically be sent to that number

If not, you can register by sending an SMS to 35135 between 1 October 2016 and 20 December 2016. Use the following text in the message:

Results Examination Number Birth Date (ccyymmdd)

Results 163456789012 19980121

You will receive a message confirming registration has been successful. Please note that SMSs cost R3,00.

What will the SMS of my results look like?

The SMS will be in the following format:

IEB Exam Results Hi Name
Subject1 Percentage1 Rating Level1 Subject2 Percentage2 Rating Level2 Subject3 Percentage3 Rating Level3


IEB Exam Results
Hi Peter
N12ACCO 67 5
N12AFRS 82 7
N12MATH 43 4

What else to I need to know?


Certificates and statements of results are issued by Umalusi and are distributed by the IEB as arranged with schools.


The closing date for re-marks and re-checks is Tuesday, 10 January 2017. Please refer to your statement of results for further information. The date of release of results for re-marks/re-checks is 1 February 2017

Supplementary examinations

The closing date for learners who qualify for the supplementary examinations is 6 February 2017. The results for supplementary exams will be released on 31 March 2017. The closing date for re-marks/re-checks of the supplementary exams is Friday, 7 April 2017 with these results being released on 22 April 2017.


All correspondence in connection with re-marks, future examinations, certificates, etc. should be emailed to Sharona Nundkumar
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