How to Check PSLE Results Online Guide

By | September 20, 2021

PSLE Results Botswana result: Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) conducted Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) examination and also publish the plse result also known as Standard 7 result. The result is now available for all the cities including Jwaneng a town located in the Southern District of Botswana.

Botswana PSLE Results

PSLE Results Botswana:

Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) will be published Standard 7 Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) results online after the Honourable Minister of Education and Skills Development authorise the release of the Std 7 PSLE results.

The Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) in Botswana is a criterion-referenced examination that is administered to all learners who have completed the Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) 7-year primary school programme. This is a similar exam to in Tanzania PSLE which is conducted by NECTA.

PSLE candidates appear in seven subjects, Setswana, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Agriculture and Religious and Moral Education.


Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) has released the 2021 Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) results. A total of 46 432 (Forty-Six Thousand Four Hundred and Thirty-Two) candidates wrote the 2021 examination showing an increase in the candidature of 4.5% from the 2021 candidature of 44 427 (Forty-Four Thousand Four Hundred and Twenty-Seven). The 2021 cohort had 23 425 (50.45%) females and 23 007 (49.55%) males. The female candidates outperformed their male counterparts in all subjects.

1. Click Here to view the PSLE Results Release Press Release

1. Click Here for Instructions on How to Access PSLE Results Via SMS and Website

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To access your Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) results via mobile  Please follow the instructions below to send an SMS;
Step 1: Go to Compose New Message and type your: Level Centre Number  Candidate Surname  Please include a space between the parameter values.

Step 2: Send it to 16688
Step 3:  
You will receive your results via SMS.  (Please do not send CALL BACKS  or reply to this SMS as you will not  get any response)
• Centre number should be 6 characters i.e PS followed by the four numeric characters
 Student number should be four numeric characters.
• The surname is not CASE sensitive.
• After sending your enquiry please allow a few minutes to receive a response. The Response may be delayed due to congested lines.
• Access to results through the SMS platform is valid for 7 days from the official publishing date.

Release Date:

  • Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) will release the Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) results on mid of December. Last year it was released on 14th December.

How to check PSLE Results Botswana:

  • There are many ways to get the PSLE Botswana Results. Once it’s published students/parents can collect the results in the following ways.

Botswana PSLE Results from Schools:

  • All centres will receive copies of their psle results delivered at the sub-regional and regional offices through Express Mail Service (EMS).
  • Regional offices will access the Botswana PLSE results through Malepa System as well as through CDs which will be delivered through EMS. Candidates can access their results through SMS technology, BEC Website ( Results 2021) and from their schools.
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Botswana PSLE Results Online:

Students can get the result online. Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) allows students to check the result from the official website of BEC. Follow the step below to check the results.

  • Step 1: Open the internet browser on your laptop or mobile
  • Step 2: In website Address Type:
  • Step 3: Select “Examination” as “PSLE”
  • Step 4: Select “Year” as “2021”
  • Step 5: Enter your PLSE Exam “The centre number”
  • Step 6: Enter “The student’s candidate number”
  • Step 7: Now Enter ” The student’s surname”
  • Final Step: Click on the “Show Result” Button.

N.B.:- You can save/download your PSLE results for future reference

Symbols used in the Results
 U denotes that a candidate failed to meet the minimum requirements for grade E.
 X denotes that a candidate failed to meet the requirements for the award of the qualification.

Results Performance:

A total of 42 517 candidates sat the 2016 PSLE examination showing a decrease from the 2015 candidature of 42 553. Of the 42 517 students, 21 408 were females and 21 109 were males.

Performance in the 2016 PSLE results has increased by 1.40%, from 14.65% in 2015 to 16.05% in 2016 for Grade A.

The percentage of candidates obtaining grade B has improved slightly by 0.04%, from 17.84 in 2015 to 17.88% in 2016. Candidates in Grade C declined by 0.67% from 37.25% in 2015 to 36.58% in 2016.

North East District with 82.09% and South East District with 81.88% performed significantly higher than other districts. The least performing district is Ghanzi at 46.08%.

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PSLE CANDIDATURE IN 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 BY SUBJECT
Setswana4286343086421604190541 911
English4358343775427974255342 517
Mathematics4358343775427974255342 517
Science4358343775427974255342 517
Social Studies4358343775427974255342 517
Agriculture4358343775427954255342 517
Religious and Moral Education4353843723427544250842 470
Total Candidature4358343775427974255342 517


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