1. The time allowed for each paper is shown against the name of the paper. NO EXTRA TIME IS TO BE ALLOWED. In case of any discrepancy, the time shown on the question paper must be taken as correct.
2. The Time-Table only shows the duration of papers but it must be observed that the morning session begins at 09.00 a.m. and afternoon at 2.00 p.m.
3. Briefing of candidates by the Principals and Heads of Centres on the conduct of the examinations will be done on Friday 7th June, 2013. All candidates MUST attend this briefing at their respective centres of registration.
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
1. Candidates should ease themselves before entering the Examination room. No candidate may be allowed to leave the examination room before the end of the examinations.
2. Candidates should be at the examination hall/room at least 15 minutes before the start of the examination. Any candidate who comes 15 (fifteen) or more minutes after the official start of the examination will not be allowed to sit that examination paper. This regulation must be strictly observed.
3. Do not smuggle unauthorised materials e.g. notes, text-books, etc. in the examination room. Do not engage in any form of examination malpractice.
4. Programmable calculators and Mobile Phones are not allowed in and around examination rooms.
5. Candidates are instructed to present themselves at the entrance to the examination rooms/halls for checking by the invigilators. The invigilators should check thoroughly pockets, shoes or any other part where smuggled information could be hidden.
6. At the start of each examination paper, a candidates' representative should examine the question paper envelope(s) to find out whether (it is) they are intact or already opened. In case the envelope(s) is/are already opened, report this matter to the Executive Secretary UNEB, P.O. Box 7066 Kampala, Mob 0752-429566, 0772429566, 0772373710 Fax 0414289397, Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
7. Read carefully the instructions given on the question paper rubric. Do not answer more questions than asked for. The examiner will not mark the extra questions answered. Poor handwriting may lead to loss of marks.
8. Write your correct name and signature, index and paper numbers on your answer booklets.
9. Sit only the examination paper(s) you registered for. No results may be issued for papers sat but not registered for.
10. Sit the examination only at the centre where you have registered to take the examination.
11. At the end of the examination paper, stop writing when instructed to do so, arrange your scripts in order, make sure that they all have your index number written on them and fasten them together at the left hand corner.
12. Do not go out immediately at the end of each examination. Witness the checking and the sealing of the scripts in the return envelopes.
13. Leave all the used and unused answer booklets on your desk inside the examination room.
14. Candidates MUST NOT take more than one paper per each Session in a day.
15. Sharing of calculators, tables, data, charts, rulers, pens is not permitted during the examination.
CAUTION AGAINST MALPRACTICE IN OR AROUND EXAMINATION ROOMS
Breach of Instructions/Regulations, Irregularity, Misconduct or Dishonesty (cheating) in connection with UNEB examinations will lead to disqualification and/or nullification of results of the candidate(s) at a centre. Any candidate(s) found involved in acts of impersonation will be arrested, handed over to the Police, disqualified and/or refused to continue with the examinations. Such candidates may be barred from sitting any other UNEB examinations. CANDIDATES AND ALL CONCERNED MUST NOTE THAT INVOLVEMENT IN MALPRACTICE IN ONE PAPER SHALL LEAD TO THE NULLIFICATION OF RESULTS OF ALL THE OTHER PAPERS.
The following are some examples of malpractice that will lead to disqualification of a candidate:-
1. Smuggling of unauthorised material into the examination room.
2. Copying from one another.
3. External assistance given by teachers or any other persons.
4. Prior knowledge of examination questions.
5. Impersonation (i.e. hiring somebody else to sit the examination).
6. Any form of communication between/among candidates without permission during the examination.
7. Improper behaviour e.g. making noise, disobeying supervisors and invigilators.
8. Substitution of Examination answer scripts.
9. Irregularity e.g. taking longer time than that shown on the question paper.
10. Tearing the answer booklet/script into loose sheets, or folding the script in anyway. Torn scripts will not be marked and candidates involved may have their results cancelled.
11. Being in possession of a mobile phone or any other communication gadgets.
12. Any other cases of similar nature that shall be detected.
Candidates should report directly to the Board any person(s) (could be another candidate, Teacher, Principal or UNEB Official) suspected to be indulging in malpractices in examinations. Use the address shown above.
It is assumed that all candidates will have read and understood all the contents of the Timetable.
If you are in Uganda, you will be able to access your examination results on a mobile phone as soon as they are released by sending a well formatted SMS as follows: Type BUS leave space then type your index number in full and send to 6600. For example BUS UB001/001 then send to 6600.
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