Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has released the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) results, however withholding those of 79 candidates from 22 centers due to malpractices. A total 100,066 candidates appeared for the exams in 2017 compared to 102,858 a year earlier.
According to UNEB, the most common forms of breaches during the A Level (Senior 6) exams were external assistance, substitution and smuggling of unauthorized materials into exam rooms. Sub-maths, biology andeconomics were the most affected subjects.
Compared to the UCE results, this is a drop. Results of 4,525 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) candidates were held last month.