UBTEB 2020 May/June Registration Form | Instructions & Guidelines

Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) Registration for 2020 May/June Assessment / Examination, Calendar, Registration Schedule, Guidelines, Deadline/Closing Date for 2019/2020 Academic Session | 2020 UBTEB May/June Registration Form.

In line with the UBTEB mandate, the Board has released the registration circular for the conduct of the May/June 2020 examinations series. UBTEB shall commence the registration exercise for all candidates on 16th march 2020 to 22nd April 2020. Any candidate that shall miss the above deadline will register under late registration which will commence on 27th April 2020 to 30th April 2020 with 50% surcharge.

SEE ALSO: 2020 UBTEB Nov/Dec Registration Form | Instructions & Guidelines.

All heads of centres are encouraged to adhere to the rules on the conduct of competency-based examinations. The Board further encourages the heads of centres to guide students on the revised UBTEB rules on the conduct of assessment as approved in 2019 (copies can be accessed on the website).

  • The Board have indicated all important dates for inspection and assessment of all continuous assessment as well as monitoring of Industrial training. 
  • The board shall not tolerate any cases of late submission of any continuous assessment reports since everything shall be automated. 
  • The Board shall equally conduct training of all registrars from training institutions in April 2020 on submission of continuous assessment reports online.

The Board encourages all Heads of centres to access online registration manual and guidelines on online registration on www.ubteb.go.ug.


All payments to UBTEB should be made to the bank account below;

UBTEB General Collection Account Number: 9030005776596 Stanbic Bank, IPS Branch.
We encourage you to exploit all the available E-banking options.

1. To make payments to us, use the cash deposit slips in any stanbic bank branch.
2. Remember to include bank charges on payments made.
3. After payments, proceed to accounts office to obtain a receipt
4. After obtaining a receipt, go to the front desk for you to be guided on the next step.
5. Payment mode accepted; accept bank drafts, EFT, RTGS and cash deposits.
6. Cheque should be deposited on the UBTEB bank account and the deposit slip should be submitted at UBTEB Accounts office to get a receipt. We don’t receive cheques at UBTEB.
For details: call 0392-002468.

2020 UBTEB May/June Registration Form | Instructions & Guidelines

This is to bring to your attention that Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) is preparing for the conduct of the May/June 2020 Assessment/Examinations in the following categories: Business, Humanities, Technical/Vocational and Biological/Physical Sciences. T

his circular serves to inform all training institutions offering programmes in the above categories to register for May/June 2020 examination series.

1.0 Registration Schedules 

Normal Registration for these examinations will begin on Monday le March, 2020 and will end on Wednesday 22nd April, 2020.

Late registration will begin on Monday 27th April, 2020 and will end on Thursday 30th April, 2020.

The candidates will be CHARGED 50% of the normal fees for late registration.

As a reminder, deadlines MUST be fully observed as there shall NOT be registration exercise beyond the late registration deadline.

2.0 Online Registration 

(a) All Candidates will register online. User manual for online registration can be downloaded from UBTEB website http://ubteb.go.ug/registration. Candidates MUST know which is their Surname and Other names and enter them appropriately in this order.
(b) All "retakers" of 2016 and before shall register using hard copy entry forms.
(c) Candidates shall access the online registration portal and enter their details on http://emis.ubteb.go.ug:8080/admissions and shall track their registration status using the Application Number generated by the system as Username and the word "password" as the password.
(d) All continuing Candidates who registered online MUST NOT re-enter their details on the system but should contact their Heads of Centres for approval into Semester II.
(e) An institution's authorised Officer shall log onto the system using the Username and Password provided to the Head of Centre by UBTEB through http://emis.ubteb.go.ug:8080 and approve each applicant on the system to enable UBTEB enrol them on the system to the appropriate year of study and semester. The Officer should follow the TWO steps approval processes in the manual carefully.
(f) After approving the candidates, the institution's authorized Officer will then print the list of approved candidates and provide the registration number to each candidate to be edited on their respective Photographs and uploaded onto the system (Please follow the online registration manual provided for guidance). The Photo size must be 371 Pixels Horizontal and 466 Pixels Vertical with Aspect ratio maintained, saved as JPEG file type. Candidates MUST NOT upload any other photo before they are given Registration number.

Note: The continuing candidates in all the categories shall maintain their registration numbers.

3.0 Registration Fees Structure 

The registration fees for the May/June 2020 examinations are as below:
UBTEB 2020 May/June Registration Form | Instructions & Guidelines

Disclaimer: UBTEB shall not be responsible for any other administrative charges in respect to examinations, save for the ones listed in the table above.

4.0 Conduct of Examinations 

The May/June Examinations series shall commence Friday, 15th May 2020 for the Technical/Vocational Diploma while Business, Biological and Physical Sciences shall begin on Friday, 29th May 2020 with briefing.

5.0 Continuous Assessment/Coursework 

Institutions shall conduct continuous assessment of candidates and submit course work marks as
per the curricula or syllabuses for the respective programmes. The coursework and real life project results shall be submitted online through the centre portal on UBTEB system. Download the user guide from the UBTEB website http://ubteb.go.ug/registration/ . For all "retakers" of 2016 and before, the coursework assessment marks shall be submitted in hard copy using their respective submission forms which can be downloaded from the UBTEB website.
Coursework results should be submitted in duplicate. The hard copy(s) shall be submitted. to UBTEB and a duly stamped duplicate copy retained by the institution. Heads of examination centres are encouraged to follow the submission guidelines

(a) The Board shall at any time of the semester/academic year come to the institutions to verify the execution of continuous assessment for credibility, validity and reliability.
(b) All Course work results should be submitted not later than the last week of end of examinations. (c) The candidates should be recorded chronologically in ascending order of their Registration Numbers in each programme.
(d) All coursework results shall be computed and submitted at 100%.
(e) All coursework results shall be submitted online as per the guidelines provided.

6.0 Real life Project Inspection and Assessment 

The inspection of real life projects for all categories in this series shall commence on Monday 14th April, 2020.

Real life project presentations/assessment will start on Monday 11th May, 2020 for Technical/vocational diploma programmes

7.0 Exhibition 

All exhibitions shall be conducted from Monday 1 June 2020 to Friday 5th June, 2020 for programmes that have such assessment (NDFD, NDID etc.) .

8.0 Industrial Training 

All institutions whose trainees go for industrial training shall submit placement lists by the end of the Examination series, in any case not later than 2 weeks after the commencement of industrial training exercise to enable the Board carry out inspection and monitoring exercise.

The Industrial Training Placement lists and results shall be submitted using the submission forms provided in the UBTEB Industrial Training guidelines. Marks for Industrial Training must be submitted immediately after the exercise but in any case not later than Monday 7th September, 2020 or two weeks after the official opening of the semester for the academic year.

9.0 Registration of Candidates with SPECIAL NEEDS

All institutions with candidates with special needs should endeavor to register them online indicating the nature of disability and attach medical forms as evidence. Submit the name and contact person in charge of special needs in the institution. For guidance on registration of special needs students download guidelines from website http://ubteb.go.ug/registration

10.0 General Guidelines. 

(a) The registration summary sheet should be downloaded from the UBTEB website.
(b) All institutions presenting candidates for registration must have a total candidature of at least 30. (c) After late registration, NO MORE REGISTRATION of candidates shall be accepted.
(d) All Institutions presenting candidates for programmes assessed by UBTEB must be implementing curricula developed by National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) or accredited by National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) and/ or Examination syllabi provided by UBTEB.
(e) Institutions are advised not to register private candidates (i.e. candidates from institutions not accredited by UBTEB) as it becomes difficult to determine their continuous assessment results. If exceptionally necessary, permission should be sought in writing from UBTEB Executive Secretary. (f.) Institutions that will present candidates for UBTEB Examinations shall remit the candidates' registration/ examinations fees to UBTEB by Bank Draft or EFT to UBTEB General Collections A/C. No: 9030005776596, Stanbic Bank, Metro Branch. Proof of such remittances shall be presented to UBTEB Accounts Office for clearance at the time of registering candidates. No part payments / cash payments shall be accepted by the Board.
(g) All institutions should attach a copy of the Candidates' academic result slips or Certificates and national ID or Birth certificate. This is only applicable to candidates registering for the first time. If a candidate sat for UBTEB examinations and has not yet been issued with a transcript, the Head of Centre shall attach a copy of the final year results slip issued by UBTEB as proof of entry qualifications requirements.
(h) Candidates' passport size photos should be coloured on a white background with registration numbers embedded on them.
(i) No Candidate shall be allowed to transfer from one examination Centre to another at any time.
(j) Candidates who had dead years should first sit the papers in the respective years before proceeding.
(k) Under protest cases shall only be applicable to a candidate who registered with UBTEB but his/ her Name has been omitted on the final register or if a candidate wrongly registered for a paper.
(l) Heads of Centres are reminded not to send candidates or parents to UBTEB for registration regardless of the circumstances.
(m) Only students that qualify for respective programmes should be admitted by institutions and consequently presented for registration. Entry requirements as spelt out in the different programmesshould be applied. 

Thank you.  

The Board wishes all heads of centres successful registration of all candidates.