Announcement for 2015/2016 Undergraduate Private Admissions

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from Ugandan, East African, S. Sudan and International applicants for the undergraduate programmes under the private sponsorship scheme for the 2015/2016 Academic Year. The details are as follows:

Each applicant should:


(a) Have the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least five passes, or its equivalent and at least two principal passes at Advanced Level (UACE) obtained at the same sitting.    (for day programmes, only candidates who sat A' Level in 2014, 2013 and 2012 are eligible to apply.  For Evening, Afternoon, and External programmes, a candidate is not restricted on the year of sitting A'Level.  (Detailed weighting system for programmes offered at Makerere University for the 2015/2016 academic year can be viewed on the undergraduate Admissions Office notice board or Makerere University website.


(b) Hold at least a Second Class or Credit (or equivalent classification) Diploma  from a recognised institution, relevant to the programmes applied for.  Certified copies of academic transcripts (not photocopies of certified copies) from the awarding Institutions MUST be attached to the application forms. (Details of the Diploma holders' admission requirements for the 2015/2016 academic year can be viewed on the Notice Board of the Undergraduate Admissions Office or on Makerere University Website:


(c) Be a graduate from a recognised university.  Certified copies of academic transcripts (not photocopies of certified copies) from the awarding Institutions MUST be attached to the application forms.

How to Apply                                                                                                                                                                                   

(i)    Application Forms and other relevant information may be obtained from Undergraduate Admissions Office, Level 3, Senate Building, Makerere University, or can be downloaded from our website with effect from Monday 4th May, 2015.        

(iii) All applicants for Bachelor of Laws (LAW & LAE)  MUST have sat and  passed the Pre-Entry Examinations set by Makerere University.

(iv)    A non-refundable application fee of Shs.50,000/= for UGANDANS, EAST AFRICAN AND S. SUDAN OR Shs.172,500/= for International Applicants plus bank charge of shs.2,500/= should be paid from the following banks using Makerere University paying-in-slips:                      

                BANK                                   ACCOUNT NAME                                ACCOUNT NUMBER

ANY STANBIC BANK BRANCH             MUC - FEES COLLECTION ACCOUNT            9030005816385


CENTENARY BANK                             MUC  - FEES COLLECTION ACCOUNT           4912300001

CRANE BANK                                     MUC - FEES COLLECTION ACCOUNT            0145053500100                                                                                                     

(iii)   After paying, each applicant must attach a copy of the paying - in slip to the application form and submit the completed application form to the Undergraduate Admissions Office in the Senate Building, Makerere University.

Candidates who hold grades x, y, z, 7 and 9 of 'O' LEVEL results should not apply because they are Not eligible for admission.  

Diploma holder applicants who hold class three (3) Diploma Certificates are not eligible for admission and therefore should not apply, except where stated in the Diploma holders requirements.

INSTRUCTIONS  FOR ON-LINE APPLICATION                                       

On-Line Application is for the Applicants who sat for the Uganda Advanced Level Certificate (UACE) only. The website address and instructions are shown below.                                      

 The Website is                                          

After accessing the website, click on the Academic year 2015/2016.   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 “Programme Applications”                                      

This is where you filll 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 “Centre Number “of A-level School, enter your “Index No” and the “Year of Exam" of 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 "Centre Number" of O-level School, enter your "Index No." and the "Year of Exam" of 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 a non-refundable application fee of Fifty Thousand shillings (50,000 UGX) for Ugandans, East African and South Sudan or One hundred seventy two thousand five hundred shillings (172,500 UGX) for International applicants excluding bank charges. The closing date for submitting the completed Application Forms or On-Line applications will be  Friday 29th May, 2015.

Full Makerere University Call for application visit link:

For College of Humanities and Social Sciences See download section

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.


DATE:   30th April, 2015

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