July 24, 2024

UNEB Releases 2020 National Examination Timetable

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The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has today Friday February 19, 2021 released the official examination timetables for the 2020 Primary Leaving Examination (PLE), Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE).

According to a press statement issued at the Media Centre, the 2020 examinations are being held in 2021 due to the need to make up for the time lost by the candidates during the lockdown due to Covid-19.

The timetable indicates that UCE examinations will commence with briefing of candidates on February 26, 2021 and conduct of examinations will follow from March 1 to April 6, 2021. For PLE examinations, briefing of candidates will take place on March 26, 2021 and conduct of examinations will kick off from March 30 to 31, 2021. The briefing of UACE candidates will be on April 9, 2021 while the conduct of examinations will commence on April 12 to May 3, 2021.

The 2020 examinations theme is, “Integrity and security in the management of examinations; the health and safety of learners is a joint responsibility” to emphasise the health and safety of learners as well as health as safety of everyone involved in conducting the examinations.

A total 1,181,965 candidates for all the three levels are expected to sit their respective examinations – PLE 749, 811 (353,942 males and 395, 869 females); UCE 333, 775 (166, 294 males and 167, 481 females) and UACE 98, 379 (57, 167 males and 41, 212 females)

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