Past matric exam papers: Life Sciences
* Updated April 2019
Life Sciences explores nature and the human biology. It's also one of the most common exam papers that matric learners write. Here's a collection of past Life Sciences papers plus memos to help you prepare for the matric finals. (We also have a separate page for Physical Sciences.)
Before we get to the past papers, here are some more links we hope you'll find useful:
- Bookmark this page: Matrics 2019! All you need to know
- The Parent24 index page with all past papers
- For a printable version of the upcoming 2019 June NSC and SC exam, click here.
- We'll add the 2019 NSC and IEB timetables later this year.
All the best of luck!
The Parent24 team.
2018 ASC May/June:
2018 Life Sciences Paper 1 Memorandum May/June
2018 Life Sciences Paper 2 May/June
2018 Life Sciences Paper 2 Memorandum May/June
2018 Life Sciences Paper 1 Memorandum Feb/March
2018 Life Sciences Paper 2 Feb/March
2018 Life Sciences Paper 2 Memorandum Feb/March
2017 ASC May/June:
2016 ASC May/June:
2014 Grade 12 NSC Exemplars:
2014 February & March
2013 Life Sciences Paper 1 Memorandum November*
2013 February & March
2012 February & March
2012 Life Sciences P1 Feb/March
2012 Life Sciences P1 Memorandum Feb/March
2012 Life Sciences P2 Feb/March
2012 Life Sciences P2 Memorandum Feb/March
2011 Life Sciences P1 November
2011 Life Sciences P2 November
2011 February & March
2011 Life Sciences P1 Feb/March
2011 Life Sciences P1 Memorandum Feb/March
2011 Life Sciences P2 Feb/March
2008 Life Sciences P1 November
2008 Life Sciences P1 Memorandum November*
2008 Life Sciences P2 November
2008 Life Sciences P2 Memorandum November*
* Some papers aren’t available. We hope to get them soon.
For Physical Sciences, click here.
For the index of all subjects, click here.
For the NSC 2019 timetable, click here.
*Courtesy of the Department of Basic Education.