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By Maureen Nakigozi

The Academic Registrar is inviting applications for the 2012/2013 undergraduate entry.

Applicants applying online should follow the following instructions;

On-Line Application is for the Applicants who sat for the Uganda Advanced Level Certificate (UACE) only:

After accessing the website, click on the Academic year 2012/2013.   It will display a form with five pages.

Page 1 has the “Biographical “ data

Here you fill in all your Biographical information and no field should be left blank.  Thereafter proceed to the next page by clicking on “next” below the page

Page 2 has the “Program Applications”

This is where you fill in all your six choices.  There is a “search” provided, to enable you search for the academic programmes you want to apply for (Make sure you choose the correct codes)

Page 3 has the “Subject Combinations”

On this page, please select the subject combinations you would wish to take for programmes like those in Education, Sciences and Humanities.

Page 4 has the “Uganda Advanced Certificate”

Select the “Center Number “of A-level School, enter your “Index No” and the “Year of Exam” during the A- Level sitting. Your A-Level results will be displayed below.  Then select the subjects under “Subject” and the corresponding grades under “Grade”

Page 5 has the “Uganda Certificate of Education”

Select the “Center Number” of O-level School, enter your “Index N” and the “ear of Exam” during the O-Level sitting. Your O-Level results will be displayed below.  Then select the subjects under  “Subject” and the corresponding grades under “Grade’.

The Last step is “Save Application”.  A “ten digit number” will be generated that you will fill in on the Bank Slips provided by the banks.  (Please print that slip generated for future reference)

Pay an application fee of Fifty Thousand shillings (50,000 UGX) for Ugandans, or   US.$75 (Seventy five Dollors) for International Applicants, excluding bank charges.

The closing date for submitting the completed Application Forms or On-Line Applications is Friday 15th  June, 2012.

Each applicant should:


Have the Uganda Certificate of Education with at least (five passes), or its equivalent and at least two principal passes at Advanced Level obtained at the same sitting. For day programmes, only candidates who sat “A” Level in 2011, 2010 and 2009 are eligible to apply.  For Evening, Afternoon, and External programmes, a candidate is not restricted on the year of sitting “A” Level.


Hold at least a Second Class or Credit (or equivalent classification) Diploma  from a recognised institution, relevant to the programmes applied for. ( Details of the Diploma Admission requirements for the 2012/2013 academic year can be viewed on the notice boards of the undergraduate admissions
office notice boards or on Makerere University website: http://mak.ac.ug)


Be a Graduate from a recognized university.


Applicants are strongly warned against presenting forged or other people’s academic documents to support their applications for admission.  The consequences, if discovered, are very grave indeed.

To view a List of Courses open for Applications Click Here

To view the Cut off points for the year 2012/2013 Click Here

To access online Application forms Click Here