General Performance of Candidates of UBTEB Nov/Dec Exams Results

By | April 8, 2023

On Wednesday, April 5, the Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board – UBTEB released the November/December 2022 end-of-programme and modular examinations results.

The Board Executive Secretary – Onesmus Oyesigye revealed they registered a total of 72,247 for the assessments, 21,641 of whom were females.

The Board reported that a total of 5,293 were unable to sit their examinations for different reasons.

34,736 (48%) registered for the End of module assessment and 37,511 (52%) for the End of programme examinations.

Oyesigye said that out of the 66,954 candidates who sat for examinations, 52,373 candidates (78.2%) successfully acquired all competencies in their respective trades.

“Female candidates contributed 15,705 (30%) to this successful completion compared to male candidates with 36,668 (70%).”

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The Board called on the Government and TVET stakeholders to develop a deliberate affirmative intervention to attract more females to skilling centres.

According to Mr ES, there was a very good performance exhibited at the Physical and Biological Science Diploma End of the programme with a 100% pass rate, Business Diploma End of the programme (82.3%), Technical National Certificate modular assessment (80.05%) and Technical National certificate end of programme assessments 76.3%.

“All other programmes were also well performed above 70% pass rates and this is a commendable performance,” he said.

The Board registered a 3.2% performance improvement from 75% in 2020 to 78.2% in 2022. In the November/December 2020 examinations results, 11,334 out of 15,019 candidates successfully completed.

The Board, however, says the number of candidates who acquired full competencies were lower than expected for those who pursued Certificates in Leather Tanning & Production, Welding & Metal Fabrication, Wood Work Technology and certificate in Machining and Fitting.


Technical Advanced Craft Programme Results

The general registration for examinations improved by 4.9% from 159 in 2020 to 172 in 2022.

This year out of the 172 candidates who registered, 122 (70.9%) turned up for examinations and 75.4% acquired the competencies required of their respective programmes compared to 74% in 2020.

Candidates scoring Distinction improved from 13% in 2020 to 35.2% in 2022.

Technical National Certificate- End of Programme Results

The general number of registered candidates for examinations improved from 11,747 in 2020 to 16.961 in 2022.

the implementation of TVET reforms as enshrined in the TVET Policy 2019 through modularization of skills assessment, Staff Capacity Building to re-align assessment to the needs of the world of work.

The Government was also tasked to develop a framework to engage the industries to offer industrial field attachments to the TVET Trainees and TVET trainers for up-skilling.

Trainers and other Support personnel need to be retrained specifically to take care of Trainees with Special Needs, said Oyesigye.

The Board also wants the Ministry of Education and Sports and other Development Partners to provide support for ICT equipment and internet connectivity in Public and Private TVET providers to match with the digital world.

“TVET stakeholders should partner with Government and the Board to promote awareness in critical TVET programmes that could make youth productive, employable and relevant to the Economy.”