Kampala: Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) has appealed to Heads of Centers to observe Examination Regulations for the successful conduction of the exercise as students sit for May/June 2018 UBTEB exams.
The board encouraged to desist from any form of malpractice noting that the Board’s regulations recommend for tough punishments for any candidate or institutions involved in any form of examination malpractice ranging from cancellation of results, imprisonment, and withdrawal of examination center among others.
In the 14th Examinations series that have commence early this morning, the board registered 23,560 students registered from 173 examination centers form various Vocational training institutions among other training institutions accredited all over the country.
According to executive secretary for Oyesigye Onesmus for UBTEB, the examination body registered candidates for Business Diploma and Certificate programs, Technical National Diploma and Higher Diploma programs and other specialized Academic programs including Fisheries, Meteorology, Agriculture, Wild life and Lands and Survey.
He revealed that the May/June 2018 theory and practical examinations will be conducted in three phases. The first phase of examinations include Technical Diploma and Higher Diploma programs and will start on 21st May 2017 up to 1st June 2018, phase two examinations shall start on 29th May 2018 and end on 14th June 2018 including Agriculture, Cooperatives and Wildlife programs. Phase three examinations will commence on 1st June 2018 up to 15th June.
“The Board has deployed various Examination managers and Supervisors who are charged with the responsibility of ensuring supervision, monitoring and security of examinations at different examinations centers throughout the country,” he