Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) says it will release 2020 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) results next week.
UNEB spokesperson Jennifer Kalule said they will start with Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) before releasing Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) results.
“We are finalizing the process for the release of the results,” Kalule told reporters on Wednesday, adding that:
“We are now handling the award process of the PLE. This will be followed by UCE awards next week.Thereafter we hope to have results released soon. ”
UNEB Executive Secretary Dan Odongo together with UNEB chairperson Prof Mary Okwakol are expected to brief the education Minister Janet Museveni on students’ performance.
A source said the meeting will be held on Tuesday June 22, 2021.
According to UNEB, a total of 749,811 candidates are registered to sit for PLE.
Odongo revealed over 68% of the candidates (513,091) are products of the Universal Primary Education program.
By gender, girls are the majority at 53% (395,855) while 353,956 (47%) are boys.
Out of these, 58 are inmates who sat for their exams from Luzira Maxim State Peneteniary.
Dispite the COVID-19 pandemic disruptions, the total number of the candidates were above the 2019 figure of 695,468 with a range of over 10,000 candidates.