Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga has announced the National and provincial results on the 5 January 2015. She said the department is very proud of the results as the Class of 2014 was the first group to write the final CAPS-aligned examinations for the National Senior Certificate.
NW districts that performed above 80% are: North West – Bojanala Platinum District 86.2% – Dr K Kaunda 83.8% – Ngaka M Molema 87.0%. North West has achieved 84.6%, down from 87.2%, and representing a decline of 2.6 percentage points for the 2014 matric class.
The National Pass Rate for the Class of 2014 is 75,8 percent, and sadly had a drop of 2,4 percentage points compared to 78.2% in 2013. According to Department of Basic Education out of the total number of learners who wrote the NSC examination in 2014, 150 752 (28.3%) qualified for admission to Bachelor studies. However, 135 943 candidates qualify for supplementary exams.