KAMPALA – Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) exams have kicked off countrywide despite the morning downpour.
A few other anomalies have been cited on the Uganda National Examinations Board register and cases of missing students.
A total of 104,481students registered to sit for their UACE that has kicked off on no Monday, November 11, 2019.
Students have started with Mathematics and history at 9:00 am across the country’s 2,217 centers.
Executive Secretary Mr. Daniel Odongo said candidates must understand the penalties for engaging in examination malpractice and other instructions they should observe before entering the examination rooms.
Odong also says over 800 scouts and security personnel have been dispatched to oversee the process.
“We still warn schools against the involvement in malpractice in the examination and to guard against people who sell what they purport to be examination questions,” he noted.
According to the UNEB rules and regulations, the students are not expected to smuggle unauthorized materials into the room, copying from one another is prohibited and are not supposed to receive any external assistance from teachers, among others.