UNEB confirms release date of 2020 UCE examinations results
Written by Derrick Asaba on July 29, 2021
The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has officially confirmed the release of the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) 2020 results.
Following the briefing of the Minister by UNEB, it has been confirmed that these results will be released tomorrow (Friday) July 30, 2021. They will be released by the Minister for Education and Sports, Hon. Janet K. Museveni at a scientific event to be hosted at the State House, Nakasero starting at 12:00 noon.
The Scientific function will be broadcast live on all National Radio & TV stations, and streamed live on UNEB’s social media channels. UNEB however has warned schools and parents against gathering candidates in the school premises or anywhere else for any form of celebration of the results as such gatherings are not permitted under the COVID_19 SOPs.
“Let’s stay safe as we celebrate this great milestone and secure the future,” emphasized UNEB led by the Executive Director, Dan Odongo.
In order to access the results, Heads of UCE Examination Centers will download the results from their portals as soon as they are released and collection of result slips will be communicated at a later date.
“No hard copy result slips will be issued from UNEB offices untill conditions are more favourable. When that time comes, Examination Centers will be notified accordingly,” UNEB retaliated.
In case of any inquiries, members of the public can send SMS or on Whats App numbers; 0760 731 261, 0776 865 556. Alternatively, by calling UNEB toll free Line on 0800 211077.
The 2020 UCE examinations were held under the theme; “Intergrity and security in the management of examinations, the health and safety of learners is a joint responsibility”.
UNEB conducts valid, reliable, equitable and quality assessment of Learners’ achievements in a professional and innovative manner, and awards internationally recognized certificates. A total of 333,889 candidates registered for the 2020 UCE from 3,935 examination centres across the country with more female candidates of approximately 50.1%. 44.4% of these candidates were under Universal Secondary Education (USE) whereas 55.6% candidates were under Non-USE.
Candidates, their parents and any other person wishing to access results can do so by using mobile phones.
“Simply go to the Message Menu and type UCE, leave space, type the correct index No. of the candidate e.g. U0000/001, send to 6600 on the MTN and Airtel networks,” UNEB advised.