By Website Writer; The Uganda National Examinations Board has today, Friday, July 30, 2021, officially released the 2020 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) results.
The release ceremony was presided over by Hon. Janet Museveni at State House Nakasero, Kampala.
Candidature decreased by 4,324 (-1.3%) from 337,720 in 2019 to 333,396. Of these, 148,128 (44.4%) were USE beneficiaries.
The number of male candidates registered is 166,744 (50.01%) and that of females is 166,652 (49.99%).
330,592 candidates appeared for the 2020 UCE, 44.4% of which were USE beneficiaries.
There was better performance overall, compared to 2019 with 312,162 candidates passing compared to 288,387 in the previous year.
According to the UNEB General Secretary, Dan Odongo over 1,292 candidate examinations have been withheld over examination malpractice.
“A total of 1,292 results will be withheld in accordance with Section 5 (2) (b) of the UNEB Act No 1 of 2021. This number was 1,825 in 2019,” said UNEB executive secretary,” Mr. Dan Odongo said.
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