KAMPALA – Education and Sports minister Janet Museveni has on Friday morning released the 2019 Uganda Certificate of Examinations (UCE) results from the Office of the President Auditorium in Kampala.
Prof Mary Akwakol, the UNEB Chairmanhanded over the results to Mr. Museveni for release
A total of 337,697 candidates registered to sit for the 2019 Uganda Certificate of Examinations (UCE) from 3,531 centers across the country.
This represents an increment of 963 candidates (0.28 percent) from 2018
Out of the 337,697 candidates, 144,260 are from government schools and 193,437 private. The total registered candidates include 401 candidates with various forms of disabilities such as blindness (36), dyslexia (sighted 21; blind four), hearing impairment (60) and severe physical handicap (75). Those with low vision are 88 while those in need of extra time are 117
According to Dan Odongo, the UNEB secretary-general, the number of female candidates surpassed that of males making up to 50.2 percent, an increase from 49.5 percent in 2018.
The UCE comes at a time when students and parents have been waiting for results with bated breaths.
Details to follow