The Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC, has released the payment for contracted professionals who were in charge of the 2020 KCSE, KCPE examinations that were done in March/ April this year (2021).
The contracted professionals who included Centre Managers (Principals and Head Teachers), Supervisors, Invigilators and Security Personnel have now received their payments; weeks after the official release of the results for the KCPE and KCSE Examinations.
- How to download the 2021 knec supervision, invigilation and centre manager invitation letters for the 2022 contracted professionals
- How to download the knec examiners’ invitation letters
According to Payment details released by the Council, Primary school head who acted as Centre Managers for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education, KCPE, exams have pocketed a daily subsistence allowance of Sh500; for a total of 4 days (including rehearsal day). The exams were done between Monday March 22, 2021 to Wednesday March 24, 2021.
On their part, Secondary schools Principals also earned a daily allowance of Sh500 for 18 days. The highest paid Supervisor will walked away with a sum total of Sh12,510 while the highest paid invigilator got Sh9860. The KCSE exams kicked off on Friday March 26, 2021. The last examination day being on Wednesday April 21, 2021.
The Council has again failed to pay Deputy Head Teachers and Principals despite the fact that they were present during the examination period as assistant Centre Managers. Also walking home empty handed are teachers handling science subjects who prepared and administered practicals during the KCSE examinations.
This year’s KCPE exams were done between October 29 and 31. Writing of theory and practical exams for KCSE exams was done between Monday 4th November and Wednesday 27th November. The government mobilised 180,000 teachers as well as police helicopters for this year’s national examinations.
A total of 286,000 professionals were contracted by the Council to administer the 2020 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams.
The table below summarizes the payment rates for the 2021 knec Contracted Professionals:
|Contracted Profesional||Exam||Region||Pay Per Day||Total Days engaged||Total Pay|
|Centre Manager||KCPE||All Regions||Sh500||4||Sh2,000|
|Centre Manager||KCSE||All Regions||Sh500||18||Sh9,000|
|Invigilators||KCSE||Nairobi & Mombasa||Sh580||17||Sh9,860|
|Supervisors||KCSE||Nairobi & Mombasa||Sh695||18||Sh12,510|
|Security Officers||KCSE||All Regions||Sh420||16||Sh6,720|
How to access the Knec 2021 Contracted Professionals list
To get the list of contracted professionals, assigned to your school, use the procedure below;
- Log onto the KNEC contracted portal by using the official address; https://cp2.knec.ac.ke
- Enter the User Name (Starting with KCSECentre code) and password (Specific to each centre and held by the centre manager).
- Next, input the approximate distance between the centre/ school and exam distribution centre.
- Then log onto the centre’s account.
How Knec 2021 Contracted Professionals can Download their Invitation Letters
To download the knec Professionals’ contracted letters, use the procedure below:
- Log onto the knec contracted professionals portal by using the link; http://cp2.knec.ac.ke/Professionals.
- Click on the ‘Dash Board’ tab and check under deployments. See the Centre where you have been assigned to execute your duties.
- The table below will be displayed;
Exam Duty Station Position Actions
- Under the ‘Actions’ column, click on the ‘Download Appointment Letter’ link to get your letter.
The marking exercise for the 2020 National Examinations was done in April/ May 2021.
KCSE 2020 results were released on 10th May, 2021.