Buy a newspaper
Various newspapers including Sowetan, publish matric results.
Because of the high demand for newspapers, they often get sold out as early as midnight around this time of the year.
Basic education website
Pupils can also register on the department's website. The site is zero-rated, which means you won't use data to access it.
Collect your results from your school
Pupils can fetch their results statements from their school on Friday.
The Gauteng department of education also allows matriculants to register to view their results under their “all popular services” tab.
The app works on smartphones or any device with an internet connection.
An SMS service charges R1.50 for each matriculant who wishes to receive a notification of their results. Text your exam number to 35658 and your results will be sent as soon as they are available.
You can also dial the USSD code *120*35658# after which you will receive instructions to follow to access your results.
Western Cape department of education
If you are in the Western Cape, you can visit its education department's website. Results will be available from 11am on Friday.