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UCE 2023: General Performance Of Candidates As Results Are Released

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After briefing the minister yesterday on the performance of candidates who sat for the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE), UNEB and the ministry of Education have released the results and are now accessible in the public domain the usual way.

Among the key takeaways from the event that took place at State House Nakasero, There was a rise in performance in candidates scoring Division 1 (D1). there was also a drop in the the failure rate with almost 329,939 (95.9%) now able to progress to the next levels after passing the UCE examinations.


According to the results released of the 361,695 candidates who sad for the UCE Exams last year, 64,782 (17.9%) passed in Division One (D1) up from 13.5% (46,667) who passed in the same grade last year.

A total of 85566 candidates (23.7%) passed in Division Two (D2), 834545 candidates (23.1) passed in Division three (D3) while 112923 candidates (31.2%) passed in Division four (D4) and 14,879 candidates (4.1%) failed the exams.

Out of the 364,469 candidates who registered for the exams; 180,471 (49.5%) were male and 183,998 candidates (50.5%) were female. However only 361,695 appeared for the exams and over 2700 missed and didn’t appear in the examination rooms.

As usual like the previous years Female candidates performed better than males in English language. In other subjects, makes performed better with the differences being very significant in History, Geography, Sciences and commerce.

These are the last results under the old curriculum. The ministry of education is going to outline a strategy for transitioning from lower secondary to upper secondary under the new competence based curriculum.

However, UNEB is giving the last chance to candidates who wish to repeat or sit for the 2024 exams under the old exams on a district level to register and sit for the exams under the old curriculum in June and then the first new curriculum exams will take place between October to November 2024.

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