Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) has released the Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) results for the year 2022.
The results were officially released by Minister of Education and Sports Janet Kataha Museveni on Friday, January 26, 2023, at State House Nakasero.
“I wish to congratulate all the candidates who have passed the examination, the teachers who prepared them, and the parents/guardians for their support,” – Janet Museveni.
“As the Ministry of Education, we continue to express our deep concern over the malpractice vice. This year we registered a number of suspected cases of external assistance to candidates,” Janet added.
Candidates who sat for the 2022 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) have posted better performance compared to their colleagues who sat for the 2020 examinations.
Releasing the results at State House in Nakasero, the Executive director of Uganda National Examination Board, Daniel Odongo said a total of 811,810 students sat for the examinations out of the 832,654 who were registered.
Of these, 114,617 passed in first grade, 357,799 passed in grade two,146,583 in third grade, and 95,702 passed in fourth grade.
According to UNEB statistics, 97,109 candidates were not graded.
A total of 714,702 out of 811,810 students who sat for the examinations have passed and can proceed to post-primary education according to Odongo.
He however says that those who were not graded should repeat primary seven.
Odongo reported that more pupils qualify to join post-primary institutions than in previous years.
Below are the steps to follow to know your results:
- Type PLE Index no.
- Send to 6600. For example PLE 003400/001 and send to 6600.
- Each SMS costs 500/-