The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB), will Thursday release results of last year’s Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examinations.
The national exams which started on October 15 and end on November 16 will be released at an event that will take place at the UBOS Conference Hall at 2:30pm.
The Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Museveni, is expected to preside over the event.
A total of 336,740 candidates registered for the examination from 3,658 centres for the 2018 UCE out of whom 169,984 are boys and 166,756 are girls.
The 2018 candidates number was higher than that of 2017 by 10,528.
Students on Universal Secondary Education (USE) are 152,296 (45.2%) and those on private are 184,444 (55.8%).
In 2017, male students performed better than their counterparts, the female students with Kampala and Wakiso being the best performing districts.
Results of 4,525 candidates (1.4% of candidates who sat) were withdrawn on allegations of examination malpractices.
How will it be this time in the 2018 UCE examinations? Did the female students perform better than the males, or schools in rural areas performed better than those in urban areas to change the status quo?
Well, these and many more other questions shall be answered after the release on Thursday.