UNEB extends deadline for registration of PLE, UCE and UACE candidates

By the end of the initial registration deadline (May 31), schools had registered 96% of PLE candidates, 91.2 % and 86% for UCE and UACE respectively according to Dan Odongo, the UNEB Executive Director

UNEB Executive Director Mr Dan Odongo (File/Photo)

KAMPALA, UGANDA: The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has extended the normal registration for 2023 examinations to June 07, 2023, in order to accommodate more candidates who had not registered before the initial deadline of 31, May 2023 elapsed.

In a press statement dated June 1st 2023, the Executive Director UNEB Mr Daniel Odongo urged all heads of schools to use the seven days extension to register any additional candidates even after submission of the main list.

“Parents of candidates, as well as head teachers, are urged to make use of the extension period and register all the potential candidates to ensure that no learner is left out,” reads in part the press statement.

He further stated that candidates who will register between the 8th to 30th of June will pay a 100 per cent surcharge for PLE and 50 per cent for UCE and UACE while those who will register in July will be subjected to a 100 per cent surcharge.

“Beyond July 31, schools will not be able to register any candidates. Schools also have until July 31, to make amendments to the submitted data without any surcharge. Schools should contact UNEB via; or for the PLE, UCE and UACE corrections respectively,” he explained.

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By the end of the initial normal registration deadline (May 31), schools had registered 96% of the expected centres for the Primary Leaving Examination (PLE), while at the Secondary level, 91.2 % and 86% of the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) Centres respectively, had registered candidates.

This translates to a total of One million, one hundred sixty-five thousand, one fifty-nine candidates (1,165,159).registered so far for all three levels.

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20, 656 Centres are expected to register candidates this year.

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