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Leaving Certificate Results 2021

Friday 3rd September

Results Availability & Access

#1 Leaving Cert results will be available on Friday 3rd September at 10am through the Candidate Self Service Portal. In any subject where a candidate sits the examination and opts to receive Accredited Grades, they will be credited with the better of the two results. Students will not know on this date whether the results achieved is from the examination or the Accredited Grade.

#3 Leaving Cert Applied students will also be able to view their ‘Statement of Provisional Results’ online. This will show the credits you have achieved.

#4 The Calculated Grades Student Portal will reopen 5pm on 7th September and will provide students with further data on both sets of results - READ MORE ...

Important Dates

3rd September - 10am - Issue of results to students & schools
7th Sept - CAO Round 1 offers issued to students
7th Sept- 5pm - Student Portal re-opens providing additional data on student grades
7th Sept- 5pm - Applications to View Scripts Opens
8th Sept- 8pm - Applications to View Scripts Closes
11th Sept - Viewing of Scripts
11th Sep - Appeals Application Process Opens 9am
13th Sept- Appeals Application Process Closes 12pm
13th Sept - 3pm - Acceptance cut off for Round 1 CAO Offers
20th Sept - CAO Round 2 offers issued to students

22nd Sept - 12pm - Acceptance cut off for Round 2 CAO Offers

More Resources & Helplines 2021

Examinations Commission
The SEC Candidate helpline will be available at 1800 111 135 or 1800 111 136 from 9 am to 5 pm from 3 September to 13 September. Outside of these hours, queries may be e-mailed to

Please note this helpline is provided for queries relating to the Candidate Self Service Portal and the services provided through the portal.

The National Parents Council Post Primary
In association with the Irish Independent, The ICG, the Dept. of Ed and supported by the GAA, the NPCPP run a Helpline every year for Students, Parents and advisors . The HelpLine: 1800 265 165 will open
 Friday 3rd & Sat 4th 11am – 8pm,
Sunday 5th 11am - 4pm,
Tueday 7th & Wednesay 8th 11am - 8pm,
Thurday 9th 11am - 4pm,
Friday 10th 11am - 4pm. 

Careers Portal has an online points calculator and a Mobile App which allows students to check what CAO Points they have achieved, based on their Leaving Cert results. Students also have quick and easy access to the CourseFinder+ on CareersPortal, which shows the latest available course points information and the points history for all Higher Education and CAO Courses, together with QQI links.

UL Maths Exam Provides 2nd Chance for Students
The University of Limerick (UL) offer a special entrance maths exam for students who achieve sufficient CAO entry points and satisfy all other entrance requirements but did not achieve the requisite grade in Mathematics (Ordinary or Honours) to enter a science and engineering course. Further information and application forms here.

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