- Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has released the annual matric results and peeps online are elated for Mzansi's youngsters
- Motshekga announced this year’s overall matric pass rate was 76.4%, a 0.2% increase from the previous year
- Saffas went onto social media to applaud the matrics for their hard work, especially as the country is still gripped by the Covid-19 pandemic
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Despite facing a multitude of challenges, the matric class of 2021 has come out smelling like roses. Twitter users have praised many of Mzansi’s bright boffins using the hashtag, #Matric2021.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced this week that the overall matric pass rate for the class of 2021 is 76.4%.
The Department of Basic Education @DBE_SA tweeted:
“The #MatricClassof2021 pass rate is 76.4%, an increase of 0.2% from 2020.”
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@DBE_SA informed matrics where they could get their full results:
“Today the #MatricClassof2021 receive their individual statement of #matricresults2021. Candidates may fetch their results from their schools/examination centres where they sat for the exams.”
Twitter users were quick to praise the bright sparks.
“Hit like if you you're happy for him #Classof2021.”
“Congratulations to Maluta Nolwande Netshipale of Curro who got 7 distinctions. #ClassOf2021 . #MyVenda.”
“Celebrating hard work and perseverance! We are very proud of our matric #Classof2021 for excelling in the IEB NSC examinations. St David’s Marist Inanda achieved a 100% pass rate, with a 94% bachelor’s degree pass rate.”
@Thapz__ congratulated a family member:
“Congratulations to my niece. You did it Raising hands all the sleepless nights paid off Clinking glasses #Classof2021.”
@tee_crespo applauded a young man:
“You can still make it even when raised by a single parent . Very Proud of my brother. #Classof2021 #MatricResults.”
“Bachelor degree cried my self to sleep cause I got 2 distinctions but it's fine cause the rest are level 6s, something to be grateful for now can someone #Classof2021.”
Class of 2021: Young stunner passes with flying colours, bags 4 distinctions, Mzansi applauds her
A young lady @zamadumaa obtained a bachelor’s pass along 4 distinctions, including a result over 90%. She had nothing less than 75% and achieved an 82% aggregate.
She shared the great news on Twitter and her post which has over 10 900 likes, has been flood with congratulatory messages and well wishes for the future.
In previous years, matric results were widely available with students identified through their ID numbers or exam numbers.
Source: Briefly News