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Past Senior Certificate and ABET Level 4 question papers

Recent Senior Certificate and ABET Level 4 question papers* and marking memoranda* are available on this site.  They are also available on CD from Edumedia ( see below ).  Printed copies are on file at the WCED’s Edulis Library in Bellville ( for contact details, click  here ).

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The following National Senior Certificate Examination question papers are available from the WCED:
    November 2008

The following Nation Senior Certificate marking memoranda are available from the WCED:
    November 2008

Note: questions papers and marking memoranda for the National Senior Certificate Examination are also available on the National Department of Education's web site as follows:
    NCS Grade 12 November 2008 Examination papers and memos
    NCS Grade 12 February-March 2009 Examination papers and memos

The following Senior Certificate Examination question papers are available:
    November 2001
    March 2002
    November 2002
    March 2003
    November 2003
    March 2004
    November 2004
    March 2005
    November 2005
    March 2006
    November 2006
    March 2007
    November 2007
    May-June 2008

The following Senior Certificate marking memoranda are available:
    November 2002
    November 2003
    November 2004
    November 2005
    November 2006
    November 2007

The following ABET Level 4 assessment papers and marking memoranda are available:
    June & October 2003
    June & October 2004
    October 2005  (assessment papers only - no memoranda available)
    June & October 2006
    June 2007

At present the question papers and memoranda are available from different parts of this site.  This service is currently in development.  We thank you for your cooperation.

on Compact Disc
Visitors using dial-up modems may find the download speeds slow, given the size of some files.  In this case, we suggest that you obtain complete sets of the available question papers and marking memoranda on CD from Edumedia, the WCED’s media production unit.

CDs for the 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 old Senior Certificate Examinations can be purchased for R20 per CD from Edumedia at 3 Station Road, Mowbray, Cape Town (E-mail: , Telephone: 021-689-9536 or Fax: 021-685-7421).

* The electronic copies on the web and on the CDs are in Adobe Portable Document Format ("pdf").  The Adobe Reader is needed for viewing and printing these "pdf" documents.  The CDs for 2003, 2004 and 2005 contain a copy of the Adobe Reader installation file.

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