UBTEB starts marking of November-December 2017 Examinations

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

UBTEB embarked on the marking of the November/December 2017 examinations on 5th January 2018 for a period of 30 days at three designated marking centres. A total of 86,342 candidates pursuing Certificate and Diploma programmes in different Academic disciplines sat for the Nov/Dec 2017 UBTEB examinations from 10th November 2017 to December 15, 2017 at 413 examinations centres.

UBTEB has deployed a total of 870 experienced and professional Examiners to participate in this marking exercise.  “The marking of the Nov/Dec 2017 examinations has been split into two sessions beginning with Uganda Community Polytechnic Certificate (UCPC) examinations that was marked from 1st December 2017 to 18th December 2017. The Board will ensure the marking of the rest of Diploma and Certificate examinations is done with in the stipulated time to allow early release of results,”   said Onesmus Oyesigye, Executive Secretary.

Mr. Oyesigye stated that examinations’ results of November/December 2017 exams will be released in two phases. The UCPC 2017 examinations results are scheduled to be released by the Minister of Education and Sports on 30th January 2018 and the rest of the examinations results shall be released in March 2018.The release of results on time enables candidates who have completed Certificate and Diploma programmes to progress academically or join the world of work.

Oyesigye further revealed that all training institutions should adhere to the circular/5/2017/HTI issued by Ministry of Education and Sports on streamlining the accreditation and assessment of Post O’level  programs whereby effective this year all certificate programs will take a duration of two years and shall be examined by UBTEB.