UNEB New Grading System for UACE

By | June 12, 2017

UNEB New Grading System for UACE

The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has Thursday morning released the grading system for 2016 Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) examinations.

According to officials, all A’s will only be distinctions irrespective of papers done; removing favour to Biology,  Geography Chemistry and other subjects comprising of three papers.

“The need to raise the grading was to ensure competition on a global stage as the country prepares to achieve the middle income status by 2020, ” read part of a statement released on Thursday morning.

“The system has each script passing through a panel of 10 checkers to ensure added scrutiny to eliminate marking mistakes.”

Full Grading System

80% -100% – D1

75% – 79% – D2

70% – 74% – Credit 3

65% – 69% – Credit 4

60% – 64% – Credit 5

55% – 59% – Credit 6

45% – 54% – Pass 7

35% – 44% – Pass 8

00 – 34% – Failure

See Also

Uganda National Examinations Board ( UNEB ) Pages