Class of 2019 urged to use SABC Education Matric Results Services

Johannesburg Tuesday, 10 December 2019 – SABC Education in partnership with the Department of Basic Education (DBE) would like to encourage all the 2019 Grade 12 learners to register on the SABC’s 2019 matric results service in order to easily access their final examination results.

All Grade 12 learners are eligible to use this service from 10 December 2019 until 31 January 2020.

The Minister of Basic Education, Ms Angie Motshekga will announce the National Senior Certificate results on 07 January 2020. The SABC Education matric results service will release the results to all students across all provinces who registered on its database on the morning of 08 January 2020.

Learners are advised to register on one of SABC Education matric result mobile services to access their results and should use their 13 digits ID number and exam number to register on the platform of their choice to access their results. In 2018, more than +/-400 000 students received results via the SABC Education SMS and USSD services.

Learners are encouraged to register on the following mobile services to receive their 2019 matric results:

MatricsMate App

  • Download the MatricsMate App for free from Google Play and Apple App Stores
  • You will need your 13 digits ID number and exam number to register
  • You will be able to view your results on the app as soon as they are available


  • SMS your exam number to 45856
  • The system verifies the exam number; your exam number must be correct in order to be accepted.
  • Learners will be charged R1-50 per SMS, free SMSes do not apply


  • Dial *120*45856# enter exam number to register
  • You will be charged R1-50 per minute
  • Results will be sent to your phone as soon as they are available

Should the learners have queries relating to registration and use of the SABC Education matric results service, they can contact our call centre on 011 507 4630, Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm. However, on the day of the release, the call center will operate from 6am to 5pm.

For further details on the matric results services, contact Eric Muragana, Digital Media Manager, SABC Education at 073 490 8632.

The matric result services are brought to you by SABC Education in partnership with the Department of Basic Education.

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                Issued By:              Group Communications

              Media Enquiries:     Ms. Mmoni Seapolelo SABC Spokesperson (Acting)

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