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UCE out, results of 1,800 candidates withheld
Publish Date: Feb 25, 2014
UCE out, results of 1,800 candidates withheld
The Chairman of Uganda National Examinations Board Fagil Monday (centre) hands over Ordinary Level examination 2013 to the Minister of Education Jesica Alupo (right), while UNEB Executive Secretary UNEB Mathew Bukenya and Deputy Executive Secretary Dan Odong looks on, during the official release of results in Kampala. PHOTO/Kennedy Oryema.
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By Vision Reporter

The education ministry has released the 2013 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) results indicating a drop in overall performance compared to the previous year.


Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) secretary, Mathew Bukenya, however said the drop in performance was not significant

Girls performed better than the boys in English Language and English Literature.  

The best done subject was English Language while Chemistry was the worst done.

UNEB is holding results of over 1,800 candidates due to examination malpractices. Bukenya said candidates received assistance in mainly science practical papers.

A total of 295,494 candidates sat for the exams last year, marking a notable increase by 26,712 from 268,782 candidates in 2012.

 Of these 20,001 passed in Division One representing a 7%, 43,893 candidates passed in Division Two representing a 15.3%. IA total of 57,947 are in Division Three representing a 20.2% with the biggest number of candidates totaling to 139,597 in Division Four representing a 48.7%.

A total of 25,229 failed the examinations which represents a 8.8%.

***Our Data team will spend the whole night Tuesday digitizing the results, so that candidates can receive their results from our Mobile SMS platform 8338 by 6.00am on Wednesday.

To get results, Type UCE, leave a space, then your index number and send to 8338. We will charge our normal rate for information of sms - sh220. E.g UCE u0000/111 or UCE u0000111

For a more comprehensive coverage of the UCE results, get yourself a copy of Wednesday New Vision and keep glued to Vision Group TVs and Radio stations. On social media, our hashtag is #UCE2013


 

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