OPM OFFICE – Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has Thursday afternoon released the 2018 Primary Leaving Examinations.
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.
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, 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.
SMS Construction and Examples
Results inquiry SMS PLE
Type PLE Leave space Index number and send to 6600.
e.g. PLE 002222/010.
Or simple just visit https://ereg.uneb.ac.ug/results
A total of 671,923 candidates registered to sit 2018 PLE from 13,072 centres across the country compared to 646,041 from 12, 751 in 2017.
This represents an increase of 25, 882 (3.9 per cent), according to the Executive Secretary of Uganda National examinations board Dan Odongo.
Of the total candidature, 476,131 were from Universal Primary Education (UPE) schools and 195,792 private.
This was also the fourth year UNEB was registering more females at 346,963 compared to 324,960 males.