MAK, MUBS Admit 1500 On Gov’t; Full List Out
By Venenscias Kiiza
Makerere University Kampala has released a full list of students who have been admitted on government sponsorship programes academic year 2017/2018.
As usual giants; St. Mary’s Kitende, Namilyango College, Uganda Martyrs Namugongo, Kings College Buddo, Ntare School dominates the admissions.
With government putting much emphasis on sciences, Science courses dominated the list with Medicine and Dental surgery 82, Electrical Engeneering32,Civil Engineering 37, Science with education (economics 32, physical 75,Biological 70), among others.
Out of 4000 slots available for government sponsorship, Makerere University main campus took the lion’s share of 1244, whereas Makerere University Business School (MUBS) which is still struggling to attain a university status took 286 slots. In an interview with Charles Ssentongo the deputy registrar in charge of undergraduate admissions at Makerere University, students can pick their admission forms starting 1st June.
The university has also called applications for undergraduate admissions on private
“Only candidates who sat for UACE in 2016, 2015 and 2014 with at least two principle passes, and with at least 5 credits in UCE have been encouraged to apply,”Ssentongo said.
Meanwhile, Ssentongo has also observed that the cut-off points were able to go up due to high performance rates amongst students.
He dismissed media reports of cut-off points increase stemming from unlimited facilities to cater for a large number of students.
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