KAMPALA — Ugandan parents are eager to know how their children that sat for the 2020 academic year Primary Leaving Examinations performed.
A total of 749, 761 candidates from 14,300 examination Centers registered for PLE in 2020. 53% (395,855) of the registered candidates were females while 47% (353,957) were males. 68.4% (513,091) were funded by the government under the Universal Primary Education (UPE) Program.
On Wednesday, a team of officials from the Uganda National Examinations Board met and briefed the First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports and; also confirmed that the 2020 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) Results will be released on Friday, July 16, 2021.
Ms. Jennifer Kalule Musamba, the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) Principal Public Relations Officer in a statement said the results will be released by Minister for Education and Sports Janet Museveni at 10:00 am in a scientific event to be held at State House in Entebbe.
She advised that schools will access the results through the UNEB portal, the same way they used to register candidates CLICK https://ereg.uneb.ac.ug/
“Every school with a UNEB Center Number can access our portal. The portal was used during the registration of candidates and it will be used to send results once they are released (on Friday). Once they are released, the results for each school will be automatically uploaded to the portal,” Musumba said.
Musumba added that no hard copies of the results will be available at the UNEB offices for now, until a later date when conditions permit.
“UNEB will officially inform the District, Municipal, and City Inspectors of Schools to collect the hard copies of the results from UNEB offices,” she said.
Candidates, parents, and other interested parties, ‘SHALL’ only use the Short Message Services (SMS) on mobile telecom networks which will post the results of candidates on their mobile sets instantly.
PROCESS: How to access the 2020 PLE results through an ‘SMS’ on your mobile phone or the UNEB portal on the internet;
Go to text message/ SMS
In your message box, type PLE <Space> Full Index Number of the candidate, e. g. U3301/362, and send to 6600 at a cost of UGX 500 per request. The user should then receive the examination results or registration details instantly.
Go to your web browser,
- Type ereg.uneb.ac.ug/results.
- In the form, enter the candidate’s Index Number and click SEARCH.
- A page with the Candidate’s results will load.