Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) released the 2020/2021 examinations road.
National Certificate exams which were supposed to be done in November/ December last year will start on Monday (March 15, 2021), UBTEB revealed.
According to UBTEB executive secretary, Onesmus Oyesigye, the exams which include the Uganda Community Polytechnic Certificate (UCPC), National Certificate –Technical, Advanced Craft programmes and Business Humanities will end on March 25.
Releasing the roadmap during the press conference convened at UBTEB offices in Ntinda in Kampala on Saturday, (March 13, 2021), Oyesigye flanked by the deputy ED, Wilfred Nahamya said the board has deployed a total of 443 reconnoiters, over 2000 supervisors and 1500 practical examiners for these examinations.
He disclosed that standard operating procedures (SOPs) to curb the spread of Covid-19 will strictly be adhered to. This he said has increased the space they will be using and the cost of exams.
“The board appeals to heads of centres and candidates to adhere and observe SOPs on Covid-19 control issued by the health and education ministries respectively,” he said.
According to Oyesigye, year two semester two March in-take business and agriculture exams for selected institutions will kick-off on March 22.
While year one 2020 National Technical Certificate and UCPC-Agriculture will start on July 19.
The examinations for year one semester two which were differed from May/June 2020, 2019/2020 Technical/ Vocational Diploma will kick-off on April 8.
He added that Year one 2019/2020 semester two differed May/June 2020 exams (Physical and Biological Sciences) are scheduled to kick-off on July 19, 2021.