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NSC Past Exam Papers and Memos

Download Grade 12 National Senior Certificate (NSC) past examination papers for 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 with memos and answer books where applicable. Use these previous exam papers to revise and prepare for the upcoming NSC exams. This way you can find out what you already know and what you don't know. Please note the collection on display here includes the official (November) papers as well as exemplars and supplementary papers when available.

Please note the following:

  • In 2021 the History content changed.
  • The content from 2017 – 2020 is no longer applicable.
  • The content in the 2016 paper is relevant but the phrasing of questions has changed over the years.

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