KAMPALA – The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) will (today) Thursday, January 16, at 11:00 am brief Education and Sports minister Janet Museveni on the pupils’ performance at State House, Nakasero, according to UNEB spokesperson Jennifer Kalule.
UNEB Executive Secretary Dan Odongo together with UNEB chairperson Prof. Mary Okwakol will brief the officials on the results in a meeting expected to be attended by Ms. Janet Museveni, Mr. John Chrysestom Muyingo who is the State Minister for Higher Education,
Ms. Rosemary Nansubuga Seninde, who is the State Minister for Primary Education all charged with political leadership.
Others include Mr. Alex Kakooza, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education among other technocrats.
The minister will then release the 2019 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) results on Friday, January 17 from Kampala Parents’ School Main Hall at 11 am, the education ministry said in a statement on Wednesday, January 15.
The confirmation comes at a time when pupils and parents have been waiting for results with bated breaths.
A total of 695,793 candidates sat for PLE, of whom 51.7% are girls.
This was also the fifth consecutive year UNEB was registering more females as compared to males.
Kalule said the results for Uganda Ordinary Certificate of Education (UCE) examinations will be released two weeks later, while those for Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) will be out by the end of February.
Here’s how to check your result via SMS
UNEB executive secretary Dan Odongo said candidates will be able to access their examination results via mobile phones as soon as they are released.
One will be required to send a well-formatted SMS as follows: Type “PLE, UCE, UACE,” leave a space, then type index number and send it to 6600 on networks as will be specified by the board at the time of the release of the results.
There should be no spaces in the index number. For example, UCE U2769/018.
PML Daily will throughout the day bring you all details about the results