MAK Admits 14500 Private Students For 2020/2021 Intake

MAK Admits 14500 Private Students For 2020/2021 Intake

By Frank Kamuntu

Kampala: The Office of the Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released the admission lists and the Cut-Off Points for Privately Sponsored Students for the Academic Year 2020/2021.

Some Of The Students Admitted

Professor Nawangwe says that the university has already extended the admission more than three times to accommodate everyone and now wants to concentrate on planning for those they have already admitted. He, however, advises those who feel that they were left out to petition the Ministry of Education.

Download Full List Of Students

According to the admission lists released by the office the academic registrar, 14,298  students were admitted through direct entry, 139 on mature-age entry and 101, as international students. However, Students seeking to offer a Bachelor of Law programme for both the government and private intakes have to wait a little longer because their admissions cannot be done without the pre-entry examinations.

Although the admission lists are out, Charles Ssentongo, the Makerere University Deputy Registrar in charge of Undergraduate Admissions and Records notes that the university is still not sure about when and how the students will get their admission letters. The university is still closed as the country battles an outbreak of corona-virus disease.

Sentongo further notes that his office will be receiving complaints against non-admission to Makerere University programs under the Private Sponsorship scheme for 2020 – 2021 academic year with effect from August 20. however, this avenue only applies to those on direct entry.

Meanwhile, there are calls for a special admission window to cater for students who could have been disadvantaged by the COVID-19 lockdown. However, the University Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe says this might not be possible.

Download Full List Of Students

In June, the Public University Joint Admission Board-PUJAB concluded the selections of students who are joining universities during the 2020/2021 Academic Year, through the National Merit Government Sponsorship admissions with Makerere and MUBS. The two institutions jointly admitted 1,481 students.

Although both government and private sponsorship admission lists are out, the learning commencement dates remain subject to the Ministry of Education’s approval and reopening of education institutions.

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