The Kenya National Examinations Council, knec, runs a number of portals that are used for registration of candidates for various exams, Centre Registration, registration confirmation and results download.
Below is the mandate of the Council as outlined in Section 10 of KNEC Act No. 29 of 2012: To;
Set and maintain examinations standards
Conduct public academic, technical and other national examinations within Kenya at basic and tertiary levels
Award certificates or diplomas to candidates in such examinations. (Such certificates or diplomas, shall not be withheld from the candidate by any person or institution)
Confirm authenticity of certificates or diplomas issued by the Council upon request by the government, public institutions, learning institutions, employers and other interested parties
Undertake research on educational assessment
Advice any public institution on the development and use of any system or assessment when requested to do so, and in accordance with such terms and conditions as shall be mutually agreed between the Council and the public institutions
Promote the international recognition of qualifications conferred by the Council
Advice the Government on any policy decision that is relevant to, or has implications on the functions of the Council or the administration of examinations in Kenya
Do anything incidental or conducive to the performance of the preceding functions
Develop examination policies, procedures and regulations
Develop national examinations
Register candidates for the KNEC examinations
Conduct examinations and process the results
Award certificates and diplomas to successful candidates
Conduct research on educational assessment
Carry out equation of certificates and diplomas issued by other credible examining boards
Conduct examinations on behalf of foreign examination boards
Advise the Government on matters pertaining to examinations and certification.
This portal is used to capture details of grade 3 learners, download grade 3 assessment materials and to capture assessment results for the learners. To access the portal click on; https://cba.knec.ac.ke/Account/
The KCPE and KCSE Portal
This portal is used for administration of the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education, KCPE, and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, KCSE, exams.
The portal allows Primary schools to register candidates, Confirm Registration and Download the KCPE result slips online. For Secondary schools, the portal allows for candidates’ registration, Confirm Registration, Download & upload KCSE projects data, download KCSE results and perform KCSE Qualifying Test Registration.
To access the portal click on; https://www.knec-portal.ac.ke
A candidate is considered duly registered after fulfilling the following:
Candidate’s details are successfully uploaded onto the registration platform for the specific examination.
The subjects are duly selected as per subject cluster as stipulated in the regulations governing the specific examination.
Payment of fees where applicable (examination fees is not refundable or transferable to another candidate nor to another year)
Submission of all the candidates’ registration materials to KNEC
The following are the most important links and contacts to the Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC:
Use any of the following official KNEC contacts for quick assistance and/ or clarifications:
Head Office – 0720741001 0732333860
KCSE Section – 0771813972
KCPE Section – 0772069891
PTE Section – 0772069882
Technical Section – 0771813866 0771814259
Business Section – 0771814060 0771814105
Archives – 0732333566 0720741004
If you’ve lost one of your certificates, you can download the application form for results certification here: https://www.knec.ac.ke/2018/10/23/result_application-form/