today's Pick
UNEB releases Senior Six exam results
Publish Date: Mar 27, 2014
UNEB releases Senior Six exam results
Education minister Jessica Alupo has told teachers to stop using pamphlets
  • mail
  • img

By Vision Reporter

KAMPALA - The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) on Thursday released the eagerly-awaited Senior Six results for candidates who sat for the national examinations last year.

UNEB board chairman Fagil Mandy handed over the results to education minister Jessica Alupo at the Presidential Conference Hall in Kampala.

This time round, the release of the S.6 results delayed compared to previous years, where they would be released by the end of February.

Perhaps the delay could be blamed partly on the financial crisis which hit the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) last year.

Amid the crisis, there arose fears that the marking of the Senior Six exams would be delayed if funding from the education ministry did not get to the exams body in time.

On Thursday, minister Alupo told head teachers that they should teach and directed them to stop using pamphlets.

There was a level of consistence maintained by two subjects -- Economics and Islam -- which, just like in 2012, emerged among the best-performed subjects.

Other subjects which recorded an improvement are Physics, Chemistry, CRE and Agriculture, but there was a plunge in performance in History, Entrepreneurship, Literature (English) and Biology.

Surprisingly, Entrepreneuship featured among the best done in 2012, but it crambled last year, registering among the poorly performed disciplines.

In 2012, the arts subjects were done much better than the sciences, with History, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Islam/Divinity and Geography emerging as the best-done arts subjects.

: Type UACE <leave a space> Index Number and send to 6600 (Each SMS costs sh500)

  Related stories 

2012 S.6 results out: Girls excel

S.6 student uses magnifying glass to write her exams

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
RDC refuses to remove shoes, thrown out of radio station
LOCAL radio station 92.4 Luo FM in Pader threw Pader RDC Justine Lungajul out of studio for refusing to remove his shoes during a talk show meant for government programs...
Bugisu mourns death of Minister Mutende
Politicians, local leaders and voters in Mbale have mourned the death of State minister for industry, James Shinyabulo Mutende....
Uganda can
The days when Ugandans would fret over the specter of violence on account of electoral contestation are truly over, saya President Museveni....
State minister for industry Mutende dies
Uganda''s minister of state for industry James Shinyabulo Mutende has died, according to reports....
Nobel prize creator: His last will and testament
Swedish inventor and scholar Alfred Nobel ordered the creation of the famous Nobel prizes in his will....
Tensions rise ahead of tight Tanzania vote
WITH three weeks left until elections in Tanzania, East Africa's most populous nation, tensions are rising ahead of what is expected to be tightest electoral race in the country's history...
Should sachet waragi be banned?
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter