By Agnes Kiconco
KIU, Main Campus - The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) will on Friday,16th July 2021 release the long-awaited 2020 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) results.
According to a press statement released by UNEB, the scientific release procedure will be officiated by the Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni at State House Entebbe at 11:00 am with a few invited guests.
"I will release the 2020 PLE results on Friday 16th July 2021 and it will be live on all major TV and radio stations. Please tune in", tweeted Janet K Museveni.
To access the results, students, parents and other interested parties will be required to use their mobile telephones, Type PLE Full Index Number of the candidate, e.g. 003301/368 and send to 6600 on all mobile telecom networks.
"For School administrations, results will be uploaded on the examination center portals to enable schools download the results as they are officially released. No hard copies of the results will be available at the UNEB offices for now, until a later date when conditions permit", read the press statement.
In 2020, a total of 749, 761 candidates from 14,300 examination Centres registered for PLE in 2020. 53% (395,855) of the registered candidates were females while 47% (353,957) were males. 68.4% (513,091) were funded by government under the Universal Primary Education (UPE) Program.