KNEC examiners training portal and application procedure.
KNEC portals for online KCSE, KCPE results.

Are you interested to be trained as a KNEC Examiner? The Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC, carries out training for examiners annually or from time to time as need arises. The training of new examiners is informed by: increased candidature, need to replace exited examiners and whenever new exam papers are introduced.

HOW TO QUALIFY FOR KNEC EXAMINERS TRAINING

For you to be short listed for training as a KNEC examiner, you must meet the requirements below:

  1. You must apply via KNEC’s online platform whenever the opportunities are advertised.
  2. You must pay the training fees as may be set by the Council from time to time; For this year the training fees is Sh10,500
  3. You must be a practicing teacher and registered with the Teachers Service Commission, TSC.
  4. You must be teaching in the relevant subject area.
  5. You must have a minimum teaching experience of three years; after the graduation year.
  6. You must be an individual with high integrity as stipulated in Chapter’s Six of the Kenyan Constitution.
  7. You must be recommended for training by the head of institution.
  8. If you are seeking to be trained for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education, KCPE, exams: You must be a holder of minimum qualification of a P1 Certificate with a mean grade of C (plain) at the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, KCSE, exams.
  9. And if you wish to be a KCSE examiner; Then, you must have a minimum qualification of a Diploma in Teacher Education.
  10. You should also be aged 50 years and below.
  11. You must NOT be on interdiction or any other form of disciplinary action from the employer.
  12. PTE Examiners: Those applying for PTE should have a diploma in education and above.
  13. DTE Examiners: Those applying for DTE must have a degree in education and above. Those teaching in secondary schools and have masters in education can also apply to be trained as PTE and DTE examiners.
  14. Business and Technical Examiners: Have a minimum qualification of Diploma in the relevant area of specialization, At least one (1) academic level above the qualification of the examination he/she applies to be trained.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS MADE BY KNEC WHEN SELECTING EXAMINERS

About from the requirements, above, you must also be well versed with considerations that the Council makes when selecting examiners for training. These include:

  1. regional balancing; such that all areas are given consideration,
  2. age of the examiner,
  3. gender balancing,
  4. work experience and
  5. professional qualifications among others.

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Advert for KCSE, KCPE examiners training in 2021.
Advert for KCSE, KCPE examiners training in 2021.

HOW TO APPLY FOR KNEC EXAMINERS’ TRAINING VACANCIES

Applications must be made within the stipulated timelines. KNEC will not consider applications that are made after the set deadlines. To apply for the advertised KNEC examiners’ training vacancies, follow the steps below:

  • You will be expected to access the online form using the link; https://cp2.knec.ac.ke
  • Fill in your personal details correctly and print the form.
  • You will then fill-in sections 2.0 and 4.0 manually, attach the required testimonials listed in the application form and forward the documents to KNEC.
  • Only qualified Teachers/Tutors who have presented all the required documents will be shortlisted for the training exercise.
  • Address your application to:

The Chief Executive Officer, Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC). Р.О. Box 73598-00200 NAIROBI.

After training successfully, KNEC will keep your details in its database. During the marking exercise for the national tests, you will be invited to apply online. The KNEC training exercise will be fully residential.

PAYING FOR THE KNEC EXAMINERS TRAINING FEES

As earlier stated, you will not be trained as a KNEC examiner without paying the training fees. Each applicant will be required to pay training fee of Sh10,500 through the KNEC Mpesa pay bill Number: 819313 using own registered mobile phone number.

For the Account Number, you shall indicate the applicable examination i.e. KCPE; KCSE; PTE; DTE; Business or Technical. You must then capture the MPESA Reference Number on the printed application form; in the space provided.

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KNEC EXAMINERS TRAINING AREAS

The Council trainers KCPE examiners for two papers only; Kiswahili Insha and English Composition. For KCSE examiners, there are training opportunities in the areas listed below:

S/N SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE
1 English 101
2 Kiswahili 102
3 Mathematics Option A 121
4 Mathematics Option B 122
5 Biology. EDUCATIONNEWSHUB.CO.KE 231
6 Physics 232
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7 Chemistry 233
8 Biology For The Blind 236
9 General Science 237
10 History & Government 311
11 Geography 312
12 Christian Religious Education, CRE 313
13 Islamic Religious Education, IRE 314
14 Hindu Religious Education, HRE 315
15 Home Science 441
16 Art & Design 442
17 Agriculture 443
18 Woodwork 444
19 Metal Work 445
20 Building Construction 446
21 Power Mechanics 447
22 Electricity. EDUCATIONNEWSHUB.CO.KE 448
23 Drawing & Design 449
24 Aviation Technology 450
25 Computer Studies 451
26 French. EDUCATIONNEWSHUB.CO.KE 501
27 German 502
28 Arabic 503
29 Kenya Sign Language 504
30 Music 511
31 Business Studies 565

70 COMMENTS

  1. Bnjamin Muimi Reuben

    I would to apply for kcpe examiner

  2. I would like to apply go kcse examiner math

  3. Interested in marking English composition ,got amean grade of C+ but I have a mean grade of C-.Can apply?

  4. I would like to apply for CRE marking

  5. Francis wainaina

    Good afternoon.i wish to apply for CHEMISTRY PAPER 2 marking but once I create an account no password and username is sent back to my phone.
    Kindly assist.thanks

  6. I am interested in marking Biology paper one. I have been creating my account for the past 5 days but no password and username have been sent to my phone. What could be the problem? Kind assist.

  7. I had started started my application and I successfully created my account and filled all the details but I’m yet to attach my documents. When I’m logging in now in order to attach my documents, that option is not provided. What can I do?

  8. I had started started my application and I successfully created my account and filled all the details but I’m yet to attach my documents. When I’m logging in now in order to attach my documents, that option is not provided. What has happaned….

  9. I have been trying to apply for Kiswahili paper 2 but it has completely refused to go through
    Kindly get back

  10. Also the problem of password reset no information sent to my phone what cld be the problem?

  11. I have been applying for Chem paper 2. Have apploaded some documents but the system has refused to accept others saying not in the list. What do I do. Please help

  12. The application process has a problem in the step for apploading documents. It is not accepting some dhocuments. Please help.

  13. I am having trouble logging in, no password sent to my phone

  14. DOMINIC KIPCHIRCHIR

    Good afternoon.i wish to apply for CHEMISTRY PAPER 2 marking but once I create an account no password and username is sent back to my phone.
    Kindly assist.thanks

  15. Washington Ng'ato

    The site for application seems inactive. All the attempts to see apply option on cp2 have proved futile

  16. MECHA CHRISTINE m

    I have a problem of password reset not receiving any information in my phone

  17. Am applying to train in physics but it does not show the field

  18. I have a CP2 account which am trying to reset the password. I keep on being alerted that there is a password that has been sent on my phone yet there is none. Can you correct that please.

  19. No option of applying in my CP2 account ,there might be a problem

  20. cosmas kipchumba ruto

    trying to reset my password but i am not receiving reset code

  21. Hello,was asking if there will be kneck march series and when will July August series will be out?

  22. Can knec provide an option for applying in the cp2 account. It’s nowhere to be found.

  23. I need help. My application went through before I attached all the documents and when I opened to add the documents my status read I was rejected because I didn’t attach them. Was asking if I could get any help.

  24. How did you arrive at the apply option. My cp2 has none.

  25. My application status is blank what does it mean

  26. Abiud lunani NANDABELWA

    Should I pay before being shortlisted?

  27. Hi I applied to mark kiswahili pp2 I also uploaded the documents but I didn’t upload the recommendation by the principal, but once I log in to my cp2 that icon for applying for training is not available,what wrong kindly help me.

  28. Hello. Please the system is not working. Help us so that We can apply for training.

  29. I had started started my application and I successfully created my account and filled all the details but I’m yet to attach my documents. When I’m logging in now in order to attach my documents, that option is not provided. What can I do?

  30. Moses Kaniaru Gitau

    After applying for the vacancy of history and government ( 311/2),it was successful, now to pay via mpesa should one upload the mpesa statement.

  31. Have already paid before shortlisting what can I do

  32. Hello.I have applied for Biology paper 1 but mistakenly I have also clicked biology paper 3.
    My application for paper 1 has been rejected due to double application.
    How can I go about this since my interest is in paper 1?

  33. The system has a problem,please rectify for us to apply

  34. CALVINCE KONDITI

    kindly make sure that after training then you call those teachers for marking
    iI want to train for Chemistry paper 3

  35. CALVINCE KONDITI

    kindly make sure that after training then you call those teachers for marking
    I want to train for Chemistry paper 3

  36. I began process of applying for English 101/1 but can’t go back to upload documents. Kindly help

  37. The application icon is missing

  38. Keror chepkoech betty

    Please I need assistance i paid through the pay bill and trying to apply it cannot go through ,I wanted to train in biology paper 2

  39. Application icon please it’s missing

  40. Chebochok Chepngeno

    It’s like the system is not working. Had applied for kiswahili pp1

  41. Always interested on how a student pass on pp3,so i could help to pass…am passionate about our students

  42. Kindly help.
    I tried resetting my password but I haven’t received a new one

  43. You have locked us out before the deadline?application list is unavailable.

  44. What happens if I applied for two papers. Would wish to delete one. The one I uploaded documents half way. Kindly help

  45. I applied kiswahili insha paper code 902/1 instead of kiswahili paper code 102/1 can I reapply again? please help

  46. I applied for kiswahili paper paper 1(secondary) 102/1 but on the application status it Indicates 902/1.How can I rectify.Please help

  47. I applied for kiswahili paper 1(secondary) 102/1 but on the application status it Indicates 902/1.How can I rectify.Please help

  48. How do I know that am shortlisted for knec training after the full process of application

  49. After shortlisted and payment what next

  50. Go to where you applied check status

  51. Hilder khadioli

    I have been trying to create my account but no username and password is send back please help

  52. Florence Omondi

    I had applied for KCPE kiswahili insha and uploaded all the required documents. How do I confirm that it was successful before I make payments, please?

  53. Francis Murithi

    Do the training organizers allow female teachers with breast feeding babies?

  54. I applied for knec training, was shortlisted but am not getting any information on the training venues

  55. I applied for knec training, was shortlisted but am not getting any information on the training venues . Biology paper two

  56. Kibonei Jacinta

    I applied for training of CRE pp2 and I was shortlisted and I’ve already paid but I haven’t received the message for the venues

  57. Am not getting any response on training venue for biology paper two friends

  58. I have not received the venue for biology paper 2 what do I do plz

  59. we have not received communication on training venue for Hist pp2. kindly help

  60. Am willing to pay through paypill but am aware if I have been. Shortlisted or not.

  61. I applied for CRE PAPER TWO I WAS SHORTLISTED AND PAID BUT I HAVE NOT RECEIVED THE MESSAGE ABOUT THE TRAINING VENUE

  62. No communication on venue Kiswahili pp1

  63. Omondi Kevin Onyango

    I was shortlisted for Chemistry paper 2, and paid the training fee but yet to be notified on the training venue.
    Any help?

  64. I was shortlisted for chemistry pp2 n paid the fee but not yet notified the venue….am frm Turkana

  65. I was shortlisted for Biology pp1 and paid the fee but was not notified of the venue…. Kindly send through Emails

  66. waiting for communication of the venue,chemistry pp2

  67. Florence Mwikali

    I applied for training of cre pp2 paid the required fee but up to now I haven’t received any communication about the training venue.

  68. User name and password is a problem

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