SACAI Candidate Portal

SACAI Candidate Portal

Explore SACAI Candidate Portal and login with your credentials to view, check or download your NSC results. Here, both parents and learners access everything on National Senior Certificate (NSC).

Here’s our comprehensive guide on how to access and navigate various areas of the SACAI Website via


This is an online portal designed by the South African Comprehensive Assessment Institute (SACAI) for parents of National Senior Certificate (NSC) candidates to get access to information, view, check results as well as download timetables (PDF).

Besides, candidates who wished to request replacement or combined their certificates can download the application forms online via the SACAI Portal.

Explanation of Terms

National Senior Certificate (NSC)

The NSC is a qualification at Level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) which is awarded to Grade 12 candidates who comply with the national policy requirements set out in the ‘National policy about the programme and promotion requirements of the National Curriculum Statement Grades R – 12’.

The NSC is a 3-year qualification offered in the Further Education and Training (FET) phase, Grade 10-12.

Umalusi Certificate

Umalusi is the Council responsible for quality assuring the National Senior Certificate (NSC), as offered by SACAI.

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS)

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS) refers to the policy documents stipulating the aim, scope, content, and assessment for each subject listed in the National Curriculum Statement Grades R – 12.

Combination of Results

A combination of results refers to cases where a candidate wrote matric in more than one examination sitting. The candidate thus has two (or more) sets of results that must be combined into one set of results to qualify for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) and have a new Umalusi certificate issued.

How to Login NSC SACAI Candidate Portal

Follow this step-by-step guide to access and login to NSC SACAI Candidate Online Portal.

  1. Explore the NSC SACAI Online Portal
  2. Enter your Candidate Number and ID Number
  3. Tap on the Sign in button

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