EDUCATION

HAPPENING! 2020 UCE results out today

UNEB and Ministry of Education will release the 2020 UCE results on Friday July 30 (PHOTO /Courtesy)

KAMPALA —The Minister of Education, Ms Janet Museveni, will today release the 2020 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examination results.

This will be done at State House, Nakasero at 10am.

The Public Relation Officer of Uganda National Examination Board (Uneb), Ms Jenipher Kalule, said they had successfully briefed Ms Museveni about the performance of Senior Four students on Wednesday.

Ms Kalule said just like the Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) results, which were released two weeks ago, UCE results will also be released scientifically with a few officials attending physically. A total of 333,889 candidates registered for 2020 UCE examinations from 3,935 centres in 2019.

According to Uneb, 49.8 per cent of the candidates were male and 50.1 per cent female.

A total of 148,135 were under Universal Secondary Education (USE) while 185,754 candidates were non-USE candidates.

Ms Kalule warned parents and heads of schools against gathering crowds at schools and homes in the guise if of celebrating good grades.

How candidates, schools will access 2020 UCE results

Musumba advised that schools will access the results through the UNEB portal, the same they used to register candidates

“Heads of UCE Examination Centers will download the results from their portals as soon as they are released. No hard copy result slips will be issued from UNEB offices untill conditions are more favourable,” she said.

Candidates, parents and other interested parties may use the Short Message Services (SMS) on mobile telecom networks which will post the results of candidates on their mobile sets instantly.

“Candidates, their parents and any other person wishing to access results may do so through their mobile Phones. Simply go to the Message Menu & type UCE, leave space, type the correct index No.of the candidate e.g. U0000/001 send to 6600 on the MTN & Airtel networks, ” she explained.

A total of 333,889 candidates registered for the examination out of whom, 50.1% were females while 49.8% were males.

At least 148,135 of the candidates were funded by government under the Universal Secondary Education (USE) Program.

185,754 candidates registered as Non-USE candidates, while 47 candidates registered from Upper Prison Inmates Secondary School, Luzira.

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