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The Academic Registrar Makerere University has announced that the Bachelor of Laws pre-entry Examination for the 2020/2021 academic year is scheduled to be conducted on Saturday, 3rd October 2020.

The pre-entry exam was supposed to be done on April 18th but all universities closed on Friday 20th March due to the coronavirus pandemic following President Museveni’s directive.

“All candidates who applied to sit the Bachelor of Laws Pre-entry Examination 2020/2021 are hereby invited to come and sit for the said examination on 3rd October, 2020.  The examination will commence at 9 am.” Alfred Masikye Namoah, the Academic Registrar said in a statement.

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The examination will be conducted following the Ministry of Health guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) against the spread of COVID-19 in order to ensure that the applicants take the examination under a safe and comfortable environment.

The SOPs are; measuring everyone’s temperature before accessing the examination venue, availing hand sanitizers in the examination rooms for use by all candidates, mandatory wearing of face masks by all candidates and examination officials, social distancing with candidates seated 2 – 4 meters apart from one another and all windows to be opened to promote circulation of fresh air.

Candidates will not be permitted to borrow items (pen, pencil, rubber, ruler, calculators) from each other. Candidates are reminded to carry sufficient items needed to write the examination.

Among the requirements for one to do these exams, one must hold a UCE with at least 5 passes and a UACE with at least 13 points and 12 points for male and female applicants respectively.

For diploma holders, one must have attained a diploma from a chartered institution and certified copies of transcripts must be attached to the application forms. The degree holders must be graduates in any discipline from a chartered university and certified copies of transcripts must be attached to the application forms.