Results and certificates

Students can find out how to access results services, replace lost certificates or apply for a statement of equivalence.

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About the HSC

The HSC is the highest award in secondary education in NSW. It is awarded to students who have satisfactorily completed Years 11 and 12 at secondary school. To be eligible, students need to meet HSC course requirements and sit for the statewide HSC examinations. Read more about the HSC.

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HSC results

Find out about how HSC results are delivered to students and how to interpret them.

Getting your HSC results

HSC results are available in Students Online and sent to students by email and SMS in December. See how you can download and print your credentials, and how to get a hard copy.

Understanding your HSC results

Your HSC performance isn't shown as just one rank or mark, but a collection of results. Read our guide on understanding HSC results.

Determining HSC results

Understand how HSC results, performance bands and cut-off marks are determined, and how exam marks are aligned to achievement standards.


View the other types of certificates that NSW secondary students may receive for their study. Find out how to replace lost NSW credentials, or get a statement of equivalence.

RoSA certificates

Students who do not complete their HSC may receive a RoSA. Learn about eligibility, and the requirements and rules for documents issued to school leavers by NESA.

VET qualifications

When you complete your vocational education and training (VET) course for your RoSA or HSC, you will receive documentation recognising your achievement.

Replacement certificates

NESA can provide replacement copies of certain school documentation. Find out which certificates we can replace and how to apply.

Equivalent certificates

Order a Statement of Equivalence for overseas or interstate qualification.

Results services

NESA provides services to assist students and schools with better understanding results. Find out what results services are available, and how to appeal HSC results if necessary.

Results services for students

Access our hotline and other services for help understanding your results. You can also apply for a results check, raw mark report or a copy of your HSC exam responses.

Results services for schools

NESA provides the Results Analysis Package and Anomalous Results Inquiry service to help schools understand their students' results.

HSC participation and performance statistics

View the key participation and performance statistics for the previous year's HSC cohort.

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Get in contact with NESA

You can contact NESA by phone or post

Call: +61 2 9367 8111

NSW Education Standards Authority
PO Box 5300
Sydney NSW 2001

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