How to check UCE results 2018

First Lady and Education Minister Janet Museveni says parents should endeavor to play their role in the education journey of their children.

UBOS HOUSE – Education and Sports Minister Janet Museveni has Thursday afternoon released the 2018 Uganda Certificate of Examinations (UCE) results at Statistics House in Kampala.

This is the third time Ms Museveni to release UCE results ever since she was appointed the political head of the ministry in 2016.

UNEB executive secretary Dan Odongo says that those who will not be able to go to schools and pick results will access the results by SMS or via the internet.

“Any person wishing to access results can do so through their mobile phones. Go to message menu and type ‘UCE’, leave space, type correct candidate index number and then send to 6600.”

PML Daily brings you an easy and hassle-free SMS service that will make it possible for candidates to check and access their results.

This is also the official procedure announced by the Ministry of Education and Sports.

To access the service, a user should simply send an SMS from a mobile phone to code number 6600.

To construct a valid SMS, users should enter a prescribed keyword followed by their index number and send the SMS to 6600.

The user should then receive his/her examination results or registration details instantly.

Each SMS sent to 6600 is charged Shs 500 on both Airtel and MTN networks, therefore, users must ensure that they have enough credit on their phones. UNEB says the SMS service is voluntary.

The detailed instructions and examples are given in the following table.

Type UCE, leave space, Index number and send to 6600.
For example UCE U0010/097 REG4 space Index number
e.g. REG4 U0010/097

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Exam malpractice

The number of candidates whose results are withheld has greatly reduced from 4525 in 2017 to 1877 in UCE 2018.

Prof Okwakol says that the results of 1977 candidates whose results were withheld last year were cleared, while the rest were canceled

A total of 336,740 candidates registered for the examination from 3,658 centres out of whom 169,984 are boys and 166,756 are girls.



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