As Ugandan Education institutions embrace technology, Makerere University has introduced an online application system to reduce on congestion during the admission process.
According to the Academic Registrar, the Online Application system is for students or applicants who sat for the Uganda Advanced Level Certificate (UACE) only.
How to get started: The Applicant just needs to get an internet connected computer or gadget to let him/her access Makerere university application website or visit http://application.mak.ac.ug/eisweb/
After accessing the website, click on the Academic year 2015/2016. A form with five pages will be displayed.
Page 1 requires the applicant to fill in his or her Biographical data/ 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 the applicant fills 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/Courses 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.
Deadline: The closing date for submitting the completed Application Forms or On-Line applications for the academic year 2015/2016 is Friday 29th May, 2015.