KAMPALA – The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has on Friday afternoon released the 2020 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) results.
Speaking at the release function, Dan Odongo, the UNEB Secretary General revealed that a total of 1,292 results was withheld “in accordance with Section 5 (2) (b) of the UNEB Act No 1 of 2021. This number was 1,825 in 2019. The affected candidates will be given a fair hearing.”
“Examination centres from which results are withheld will be notified through their portals,” Odongo said.
He said that no hard copy result lists will be issued from UNEB offices until conditions are more favourable. Examination centres will be notified accordingly.
“Heads of UCE examination Centres can download the results from their portals as soon as they are released,” said Odongo.
He said, “Candidature decreased by 4,324 (-1.3%) from 337,720 in 2019 to 333,396. Of these, 148,128 (44.4%) were USE beneficiaries.”
According to him, the number of male candidates registered is 166,744 (50.01%), and that of females is 166,652 (49.99%).
Speaking at the ceremony held at State House Nakasero, the Minister for Education and Sports, Ms Janet Kataha Museveni said that what is outstanding today is that the overall performance is better than the preceding year, 2019.
“This kind of performance should be a destiny that God is still in charge and still in the business of blessing us.”