How do I check my matric results on News 24? • The News24 Matric results page Be the first to know your results with a notification from News24: sign up here at Matric results.news24.com. • Pick up at school Go to your school on the day the results are released and collect them in person. According to Department of Basic Education spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga, Covid-19 safety measures will be in place upon the collection of “their statements of results”. “Candidates are advised to collect their results at the school where they wrote the exam. The same protocols that applied when they attended classes at the same schools will still be in place,” he told Parent24. • Newspapers A representative of the Department of Basic Education told us they no longer make newspapers a priority to release results, but some newspapers will still publish them. • IEB SMS line IEB Learners can provide the IEB with your phone number and on the day of the results, they will send an SMS. You register for this service by sending an SMS to 35135, including your ID number and exam number. • NSC SMS line For public schools, you can register via SMS by sending your ID number and Exam number to 35658. You will receive a confirmation SMS and on the day of the results, you will get an SMS with your results. • Use the USSD service Dial *120*35658# and answer some questions, then enter your ID number. You’ll receive your results per subject after you’ve completed the process. You’ll have the option to opt in or out to comply with the Protection of Personal Information Act. USSD rates apply. • Department Website You can also visit the National Department of Basic Education site. There will be a box to enter your exam number and the results will reflect on the website.