Uganda National Examinations Board ( UNEB ) Info

By | June 17, 2019

Uganda National Examinations Board ( UNEB ) Info

Background of Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)

Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) is an assessment body with systems of examination formats and grading inherited from the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate.  The Syndicate was responsible for school examinations in the British colonies until 1968 in the case of East African Countries.  In 1968 the East African Examinations Council (EAEC) came into being, and in collaboration with the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate took over Secondary School Examinations and issued joint certificates.  This was a gradual separation of East African countries from the Syndicate.

In 1971, the EAEC became independent. The EAEC conducted Secondary School Examinations and issued the East African Certificate of Education (EACE) and the East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE).  The EAEC also took over Business Examinations from the Royal Society of Arts and Technical Examinations from City and Guilds of London.  This arrangement went on up to June 1980 when the EAC broke up and Uganda started conducting its own Examinations. Consequently, the East African Certificate of Education (EACE) was renamed the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE), while the East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE) was renamed the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE).

In 2008, an Act of Parliament established the Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) responsible for examinations in Business, Technical and Vocational training.  The 2008 BTVET Act removed the responsibility of conducting Business and Technical Examinations from UNEB and vested it in UBTEB in a phased manner.  The last examination will be conducted in 2014, and thereafter UNEB will be responsible for school examinations at primary and secondary school levels as follows:

  • Primary Leaving Examination
  • Uganda Certificate of Education Examination
  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education Examination.

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UNEB Act

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UNEB history past papers

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F.A.Qs – HOW DO I

HOW DO I EQUATE MY FOREIGN RESULTS TO UNEB STANDARDS?

UNEB is mandated to equate foreign qualifications at Primary School and Secondary School levels to UNEB standards at Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE), Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE – Ordinary level) and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE – Advanced level). The following documents bundle includes procedures and important documentations necessary for the equating process.

Download Documents Bundle

WHAT CAN I DO IF I LOSE MY CERTIFICATE OR SLIP?

UNEB does not issue duplicate certificates. In case of loss/damage of result slips and/or certificates, a letter of verification of results is issued to serve the concerned candidate. These are issued on request by individuals, educational institutions, employers and government agencies that carry out investigations. The requirements for this service are: (i) Individuals should:

  • bring a letter from school/centre of sitting
  • come in person. Candidates outside the country should send a copy of the identity document and a letter authorizing someone else to process the document.
  • bring a letter from Police , in case of loss or damage of slip/certificate
  • present a copy of a valid identity card
  • pay processing fees as determined from time to time. Payment will be made to the Cashier and an appropriate receipt issued. The approved fee effective January 2015 is 40,000 shillings for an ordinary letter and 80,000 shillings for a Hard Card that serves as substitute for a certificate.

(ii) Institutions, agencies, bodies

  • Provide a:
  • letter of request addressed to the Executive Secretary, UNEB
  • typed list of persons whose results are to be verified indicating level of examination (PLE, UCE or UACE) year of sitting and the correct index number (including both centre & candidate number)
  • photocopies of the result document to be verified/confirmed and the “original” document where forgery is highly suspected
  • Pay the Uganda National Examinations Board against an invoice issued by the Board.
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Processing of letters of verification of results (LVR) is done at Ntinda office block.  You can also apply online here

HOW DO I ACCESS THE OFFICIAL UNEB DATA

ALL communications and correspondences in view of obtaining official UNEB Documents and DATA are channeled through the Office of The Executive Secretary.

These letters should be official.

Please note that Official UNEB Data is accessed at a fee.

HOW DO I REPORT EXAMINATIONS MALPRACTICE?

Examinations malpractice is a concern for everyone. This is why we work with you to ensure integrity in the conduct of our examinations.

If you suspect a malpractice please do not hesitate to contact us through the following

  • Phone: +256 414 286635/6/7/8
  • Mobile: +256 414 286636
  • Fax: +256 414 286635
  • Emailuneb@uneb.ac.ug
  • Postage: P.O Box 7066, Kampala Uganda.
  • Physical: Plot 35 Matyrs Way Ntinda, Kampala.

HOW DO I CHECK A CANDIDATES RESULTS USING A PHONE OR COMPUTER?

Using SMS

Go to messages, Type the Exam code say, PLE [leave space] INDEX NUMBER and send to 6600. For example, to check for PLE candidate 000012/003, go to messages, type PLE 000012/003 and send to 6600. You will receive an SMS with the results. Please note that this service is charged UGX 500 per SMS

Using Internet Browser

Go to your web browser, Type ereg.uneb.ac.ug/results. In the form, enter the candidate’s Index Number and click SEARCH. A page with the Candidate’s results will load. Please note that this service is free and all you need is internet to access it.

HOW DO I CHECK IF A CANDIDATE IS REGISTERED

Using Internet Browser

Go to your web browser, Type ereg.uneb.ac.ug/reg_status. In the form, enter the candidate’s Index Number and click SEARCH. A page with the Candidate’s Registration Status will load. Please note that this service is free and all you need is internet to access it.

HOW DO I USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO CONTACT UNEB?

UNEB DOES NOT communicate through social media such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Whatsapp etc. Treat all accounts purporting to to UNEB on social media as unscrupulous and unofficial.

2 thoughts on “Uganda National Examinations Board ( UNEB ) Info

  1. NTALE FRANCIS

    Shall all candidates use national I’d or school I’d for examination

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