Breaking! UNEB Releases UCE Results For 2023

Breaking! UNEB Releases UCE Results For 2023

By Spy Uganda

Kampala: The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has released Uganda Certificate of Education(UCE) results for year 2023.

According to UNEB executive Director, Dan Odongo, Candidature increased by 15,008 (4.3%) from 349,459, in 2022 to 364,469 in 2023. The candidates sat from 3,808 examination centers. Of these candidates, 118,633 (32.5%) were universal secondary Education (USE) beneficiaries and the number of male candidates registered was 180,471 (49.5%) and that of females was 183,998 (50.5%).

“As can be seen in Table 2, performance in the 2023 examination is significantly better than that of 2022. The failure rate has also dropped by 0.5 percent. This means that 329,939 (95.9%) of the learners who presented themselves for the 2023 examination can progress to the post-UCE level” Mr. Odongo said while releasing the Results at State House Nakasero.

According to UNEB, female candidates performed better than males in the English Language in this year’s UCE Results.

In the other subjects, males performed better, with the differences being very significant in History, Geography, Science subjects and Commerce.

In Chemistry, however, the male candidates show better performance in the higher grades but, overall, a slightly higher percentage of females obtained at least a Pass. This trend in the disparity in the performance of male and female candidates has been observed over the years.

Odongo further noted that cases of examination malpractice have continued to reduce.

Cases of examination malpractice have continued to reduce. Most of the ones reported in this examination were external assistance given in the examination rooms, and affecting mostly Physics and Chemistry practical examination, and Mathematics. Affected schools whose results are withheld will be notified through their Portals. They will also be notified of the dates of the hearings” Odongo noted. an accessible web community

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