832 810 Candidates Sits for 2022 UNEB Primary Leaving Examination (PLE)

832 810 Candidates Sits for 2022 UNEB Primary Leaving Examination (PLE)

The 2022 Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) officially began on Monday 7th November,2022 with the briefing of candidates countrywide at the various examination centres. The actual writing of the papers took place on Tuesday November 8th and Wednesday November 9th, 2022.

The field conduct of the examination was handled by 139 District Monitors, 12,391 Scouts, 10,356 Chief Invigilators and 33,395 Invigilators. A number of security officers were deployed across the Country to support the exercise and ensure the security of the examination, the field officers and the candidates.

A total of 832,810 Candidates sat for this year’s PLE from 14,153 examination Centres.

This is an increase of 82,999 (11.1%from  2020.

61 of these candidates are inmates from Upper Prison School Luzira.

51.9(432,618) of the total candidature are females while 48.1(400,192) are males.

70.1(583,769are funded under the Universal Primary Education (UPE) Program, while 29.9(249,041) are non–UPE candidates.

2,316 candidates were registered to have Special Needs Education (SNE) requirements. This is an increase of 717 Candidates (44.8%)

These SNE learners are  given the necessary support. UNEB also availed braille question papers and answer sheets for the blind, large print question papers for those with low vision, sign language interpreters for the deaf, and transcribers for learners with dyslexia and those with severe physical impairments (reading and writing challenges).The SNE candidates were  allowed 45 extra minutes for each paper. A total of 923 SNE personnel, up from 659 (40.1increasewere deployed to provide support.

Scouts and invigilators are encouraged to be vigilant and look out for the sensitive needs of the SNE candidates and support them appropriately. Support personnel sent by UNEB should also be accorded the necessary cooperation to enable them render the required support to the SNE candidates.

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