Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions (Minimum Entry Requirements For Admission To Universities or Other Tertiary Institutions) Regulations, 2007

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Date of promulgation: 

28 December 2007

STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

SUPPLEMENT No. 36                                                                          28th December, 2007

STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS SUPPLEMENT

to The Uganda Gazette No. 72 Volume C dated 28th December, 2007 Printed by UPPC, Entebbe, by Order of the Government.

STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS.

2007 No. 63.

THE UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS (MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION TO UNIVERSITIES OR OTHER TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS) REGULATIONS, 2007

ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS

Regulation

  1. Title
  2. Minimum entry requirements for admission.

SCHEDULE

Minimum Entry requirements for admission to a University or Other Tertiary

Institution

STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

2007 No. 63.

The University And Other Tertiary Institutions (Minimum Entry Requirements For Admission to Universities or Other Tertiary Institutions) Regulations, 2007.

(Under section 123 (2) (a) of the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, No. 7 of2001).

In exercise of the powers conferred upon the National Council for Higher Education by section 123 (2) (a) of the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001, these Regulations are made this 28th day of February, 2007.

  1. Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions (Minimum Entry Requirements for Admission to Universities or Other Tertiary Institutions) Regulations, 2007.

  1. Minimum entry requirements

The minimum entry requirements for admission to a degree, diploma or a certificate programme in a university or other tertiary institution shall be as specified in the Schedule to these Regulations.


SCHEDULE

Regulation 2

minimum entry requirements for admission to a university or other tertiary institution

Part I—Bachelor’s Degree Programme

The minimum entry requirements for admission to a bachelor’s degree programme are—

  1. For direct entry—
  1. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE); and
  2. At least 2 principal passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of

Education (UACE) obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.

  1. For mature age entry—
  1. 25 years of age and above; and
  2. Must have passed mature age entry examinations with 50%

mark and above.

Part II—Ordinary Diploma Programme

The minimum entry requirements for admission to an ordinary diploma programme are—

  1. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 5 passes; and
  2. Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with 1 principal pass

and 2 subsidiary passes obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.

Part Ill—Ordinary Certificate Programme

The minimum entry requirements for admission to an ordinary certificate programme is a Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 3 credits obtained at the same sitting.

Part IV—Postgraduate Programme

The minimum entry requirements for admission to a Postgraduate programme are—

  1. for a master’s degree, a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent; and
  2. For a doctoral degree, a master’s degree or its equivalent.

PROF. MICHEL LEJEUNE,

Deputy Executive Director, National Council for Higher Education.