In keeping with the 2015 Theme, 310,266 candidates (99.0%) were registered through the e-Registration process.
183,904 – 60% of the children failed
3,759 – students who are not accounted for maybe they registered and did not sit (the difference between 310,266 and 306,507)
According to results released by the Uganda national Examinations Board (Uneb), 60 per cent of the 306,507 candidates, who sat 2015 exams failed to obtain at least Pass 8, to qualify for a grade.
“…despite improvement in Physics and Chemistry, the percentage pass levels remain low with almost 60 per cent of the candidates unable to demonstrate the minimum competency required to be graded,” Mr Mathew Bukenya, the Uneb executive secretary, said.