The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) releases the 2022 examination timetable (PDF) for the Primary Leaving Examination (PLE), Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examination, and the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) examination.
In line with the Board’s policy of inclusiveness and equitable assessment of learners’ achievements, braille versions of the timetables have been provided to cater to learners with visual impairment. Soft copies are being uploaded on school portals, while the printed copies are now being packed along with other examination stationery.
Heads of Examination Centres and District Inspectors of Schools will be advised when to pick up the materials. Headteachers who registered blind candidates should remember to pick the brailed timetables along with the other stationery.
UNEB Examination Timetable 2022
The timetables include Regulations on the Conduct of the examinations and Caution to candidates on acts that amount to examination malpractice. Headteachers are requested to ensure that all necessary steps are taken to brief the candidates to follow these Regulations and that Caution is given. Failure to comply with the regulations and caution indicated in the timetable shall lead to cancellation of results of a candidate or all candidates at the Center or disqualification from the examination.
Cases of examination malpractice that can lead to disqualification, cancellation of results, or arrest of a candidate have been spelled out on the timetable. Parents are also advised to take a keen interest in the timetable to support the candidates in every way possible.
When will the UNEB Examination Begins
This year’s Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) will commence on 14th October 2022, with the briefing of UCE candidates. UCE, which is the first series of examinations to be conducted, will run until 18th November 2022. The second series of examinations is the PLE which will be conducted from 7th to 9th November 2022, starting with the briefing of the candidates. UACE will commence on 18th November 9th December 2022.
The Board appeals to head teachers to conduct these briefings personally. The Board has noted previously, that where cases of irregularities and malpractice have been noted, the root causes have often been that candidates would have been poorly briefed, or not briefed at all.
Overview of the 2022 Candidature
A total of one million, two hundred eighty thousand, one hundred and seventy-two (1,280,172) candidates have registered for all three levels of the final examinations. This indicates a percentage increase of 7.7% of the total candidature. 56 % of the total candidature of seven hundred and fifty-one, three hundred thirty-six (751,336) learners are funded by the Government, while 44% of five hundred and sixty-four thousand, eight hundred thirty-six (564,836) candidates are privately sponsored. The details of the candidates registered.
UNEB Confirmation of Registration Status of Candidates
The Board would like to inform both candidates and parents that examination centers have been directed to display candidates’ registers at the sitting centers/schools were candidates registered by the UNEB Act, 2021. The display is aimed at allowing candidates to confirm the status of their registration as well as the correctness of the bio-data. Both candidates and parents are advised to take a keen interest in the display. They should look out for the correctness of the names, order of names, date of birth, gender, the pictures, and clarity of pictures, as well as the subjects and papers registered for, in the case of UCE and UACE candidates.
Where anomalies in the candidate’s bio-data are found, candidates should inform the school authorities, who should also alert UNEB through the provided procedures on the UNEB portal, before the start of the examinations. If a candidate, for some reason, was not registered but has proof of having paid registration fees in time, UNEB should immediately be informed. This can be done by coming to our offices in Ntinda or contact.
UNEB Registration Mobile Shortcode
The registration status of candidates can also be confirmed using the Short Message Service (SMS) option on the mobile phone handset. You are required to know the full index number of the candidate. Here is the step to follow.
Toll-free line: 0800-211-077
Customer care numbers: 0760-731-261/ 0776-865-556 / 0776-993 335