Makerere University has confirmed dates for pre-entry examination for admission to the bachelor of laws for 2023/2024 academic year.
According to the Academic Registrar, the examination will be done on Saturday 29th April, 2023.
To be eligible to sit the examination, Applicants must possess the minimum admission requirements of the University, and any one of the following specific requirements:
i) ‘A’ Level leavers:
Must hold an ‘O’ Level Certificate (UCE) or its equivalent with at least 5 Passes plus ‘A’ Level Certificate (UACE) or its equivalent having obtained a minimum of 13 points (Males) and 12 points (for Females) in any ‘A’ Level combination for both Humanities and Sciences. Candidates who did ‘A’ Level before 2013 should have 15 and 14 points for male and female applicants respectively.
ii) Diploma Holders:
Must possess at least a 2nd Class or Credit Diploma from a recognized Institution. Certified Copies of Diploma Transcripts (No Provisional Results) from the Awarding Institutions must be attached to the Application Forms.
(iii) Mature Age Applicants:
Must have passed the Makerere University Mature Age Entry Examination (for Bachelor of Laws) for either October, 2021 or December, 2022.
iv) Degree Holders:
Must be graduates in any Discipline from a Chartered University. Certified Copies of Degree Transcripts (No Provisional Results) from the Awarding Institutions must be attached to the Application Forms. (Degree holders are not eligible for government sponsorship)
With the release of the UACE results, students have been buzzing about the next step in their education journey and prospective law scholars could not wait any longer for this announcement.
The Application Form for those intending to sit the examination are obtainable at the University, Room 505, Senate Building on payment of a Non-refundable Application Fee of Shs. 110,000/(which includes six past papers), payable in any bank, after getting a PRN. The Application fee exclude bank charges.
The Application Form can be downloaded by following this link. Return the form with evidence of payment of the application fee.
Visit the https://pay.mak.ac.ug/ portal to make payment.
Enter your name, E-mail and phone number, then click continue
Select code 202, Law Pre-Entry Exam.
Scroll to the bottom and Click Generate Payment Reference Number (PRN)
Take the invoice generated and pay in any Bank
All application forms must be returned in person to the same office with evidence of payment of the Application Fee. The closing date for submitting the completed Application forms is Friday 21st April, 2023.
The Pre-Entry Examination shall cover the following areas:
a) Reading and Comprehension Skills
b) Language Skills
c) Numerical Skills and Logic
d) General Knowledge
e) Analytical Writing Skills
Further details may be obtained from Room 505, Senate Building, Makerere University.