Based on UNEB results released today, candidates who sat for the 2022 Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) showed better performance than those who sat for the 2020 examinations.
KAMPALA, UGANDA | NOW THEN DIGITAL — UNEB today released results for the 2022 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE), showing that candidates sitting for the 2022 examinations have performed better compared to those who sat for the 2020 examinations.
- As reported today by UNEB, candidates who sat for the 2022 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) have posted better results than their colleagues who sat for the 2020 examinations.
- UNEB Executive Director, Daniel Odongo, announced the results at State House in Nakasero saying 811,810 of 832,654 registered students sat for the examinations.
- There were 114,617 candidates that passed in the first grade, 357,799 candidates that passed in the second grade, 146,583 candidates that passed in the third grade, and 95,702 candidates that passed in the fourth grade. UNEB statistics indicate that 97,109 candidates were not graded.
The improved performance could be attributed to the fact that the Ministry of Education provided better training materials and more resources for the candidates, as well as more effective teaching methods that focused on problem-solving and critical thinking.
Daniel Odongo, Executive Director of Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB), who released the results at State House in Nakasero, said 811,810 out of the 832,654 students registered appeared for the exams.
He added that the results showed that the students had performed very well overall, despite some of the challenges faced during the examination period.
As reported by the UNEB, 114,617 students passed in the first grade, 357,799 in the second grade, 146,583 in the third grade, and 95,702 in the fourth grade. 97,109 candidates were not graded, according to UNEB statistics.
This means that the majority of candidates passed their exams, with only a small proportion not being graded.
UNEB’s Odongo says 714,702 of 811,810 students who sat for the exams have passed and are eligible to attend post-primary education. Odongo, however, says those who weren’t graded ought to repeat primary seven. In the past year, Odongo reported more pupils qualified for post-primary education.
The SMS code to get UNEB P7 results
Following UNEB’s release of the results for the 2022 Primary Leaving Examinations, students, parents and guardians can obtain the results over the phone by sending a simple text message to 6600. The cost of each SMS will be Sh500.
Here are the steps you need to follow to get your results.
- Open SMS. Type PLE <space> Index number
- Then send it to 6600. For example PLE 003400/001 and send to 6600.
- Every SMS costs Sh500 on all networks, such as MTN and Airtel.
The results will however only be available to head teachers from UNEB’s offices in Kampala starting on Monday.
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