Umalusi said for the National senior certificate alone, 674232 full time candidates would be writing exams and approximately 801 688 candidates part time. The examination will take place in more than 7 000 centres across the country and will be marked by over 35 000 markers.
Umalusi Ceo Dr Mafu Rakometsi said the IEB has registered 10 230 full time candidates across the country and 634 part time candidates in 237 examination centres. Rakometsi said Umalusi is confident the process will be transparent and go well as it has organised stringent security measures in centres.
Rakometsi also said that high risk centres are its priority, though it has tight security measures at low risk centres.
While, he said the quality assurer is currently satisfied with the preparations for the exams and is confident that the general education system is adequately prepared to run the assessments successfully.