UNEB Announces Deadline forThe First Phase of Late Registration for 2023 Candidates

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The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) announced that Friday 30thJune, 2023was the last day of the first phase of late registration for 2023 candidates.This follows an extension of the normal registration period from May 31st to 7thJune.

The Spokesperson of UNEB, Ms Jennifer Kalule Musumba addressing the media at the head offices today 30th June 2023.

According to UNEB, candidates for the 2023 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) exams that we’re not registered by midnight of Friday 30th June, 2023, will pay a surcharge of 50% while Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) candidates will pay a surcharge of 100% over and above the original registration fees.

Ms Jennifer Kalule Musumba, the Spokesperson of UNEB on Thursday 29th June 2023 revealed that the final and last phase of late registration will start on 1st – 30th July 2023, for which those who will register in the last phase will pay a surcharge of 100% at all levels.

She advised Heads of Centres and parents to try and register any remaining potential candidates to ensure that no learner is left out.

“After the 31st of July 2023, there will be no more registration of candidates. We also wish to remind schools that they have until July 31, to make amendments to the registration data without any surcharge. Heads of Centres are, therefore, encouraged to scrutinize the uploaded data, and where there is a need for amendments, let them contact UNEB to effect the changes,” Ms Kalule noted.

Ms Kalule also revealed that at the beginning of August, UNEB shall provide an SMS option on mobile telephone handsets for candidates and parents to confirm the registration status of the learners.

In order to check the registration status, one will be required to know the full index number of the candidate by typing Reg, Space, Index No. and sending to 6600. At that time, the schools shall also display the candidate registers.

UNEB urged teachers to ensure that effective teaching and learning take place to prepare candidates and avoid the temptation to indulge in examination malpractice.

The registration process for the 2023 national examinations began on 1st April 2023. The original registration fees for each level are Shs 34,000 for PLE, Shs 164,000 for UCE, and Shs 186,000 for UACE.

A letter from UNEB showing phase of registration for candidates
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