Kenya National Examination Council News

School heads told to register national exam candidates latest February 15

Head teachers have until February 15 to register this year’s KCPE and KCSE candidates, the Kenya National Examination Council has said.

The Star , Kenya Jan 15, 2019

KNEC confirms 3,427 students who cheated in KCSE exams will be registered for 2019 exams

- Some 1,275 students have been cleared from the cheating list after thorough scrutiny of their papers by investigations and KNEC will release their results - A total of 3,427 candidates were found culpable of cheating and they hail from 53 schools spread across 16 counties - Among issues examiners established include identical correct answers arrived at by use of incorrect formulas and calculations - Machakos, Meru, Isiolo, Kericho, Bungoma, Kisumu, Homa Bay and Garissa are among counties hardest hit by canceled results Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) has said it will allow 3,427 students whose 2018 KCSE results were canceled as a result of cheating to resit the exam in 2019.

Tuko , Kenya Jan 15, 2019

KCSE results for over 3,000 candidates cancelled over irregularities

The Chairman of the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) George Magoha said results for 53 schools were withheld after the release of the 2018 examination results on December 21 for investigation.

Capital News , Kenya Jan 15, 2019

Registration of KCPE, KCSE candidates to close on February 15

The registration of candidates for this year's national examinations will close on February 15, the Kenya National Examination Council has said.

The Star , Kenya Jan 15, 2019

KNEC releases KCSE results of 57 Kapkenda Girls students, cancels 159 others

- Kenya National Examination Council had withheld results of 216 KCSE candidates of Kapkenda Girls High School - The council released results of only 57 students after investigating malpractices detected during marking - School Principal Jemimah Sambai said 159 students had their results canceled for colluding in biology paper Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) has released results of only 57 out of 216 candidates who sat for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams in 2018 at Kapkenda Girls' High School in Elgeyo Marakwet county.

Tuko , Kenya Jan 12, 2019

No more index numbers based on class performance – ministry

Kenya National Examination Council in a circular dated 26 November 2018 addressing school heads and sub-county directors of education reveals index numbers will be given on the basis of the candidates’ admission numbers and not on class performance as has been the tradition.

The Star , Kenya Jan 11, 2019

Results for 22 Naburereya students cancelled as marks finally released

The Kenya National Examination Council released the results of 71 students and cancelled 22 of them.

The Star , Kenya Jan 11, 2019

The five rules to getting good marks in literature

Yet evidence from the Kenya National Examination Council shows every year that the average performance in English is poor.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 5, 2019

Anger, anguish in new Form One order

This is after the Kenya National Examination Council (Knec) erroneously identified the candidate as a female and indicated the same in his KCPE certificate.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 5, 2019

Migori school heads go missing over withheld results

The schools were under the radar of the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) over alleged cheating.

Tuko , Kenya Dec 24, 2018