Knec Chief Executive Officer delivers her speech during the release of the 2019 KCSE results on December 18, 2019.
Knec Chief Executive Officer delivers her speech during the release of the 2019 KCSE results on December 18, 2019.

The Kenya National Examination Council, knec, has opened the portal for capturing registration details for 2020 candidates in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) and Kenya Certificate of Primary Education Education (KCPE) examinations. Examination centres now have up to the 15th of February to ensure all candidates are registered.

2020 EXAMINATION REGISTRATION GUIDELINES

As was the case in 2018, candidates will have to be registered in schools where they have been learning. “All heads of institutions are reminded to ensure that candidates are registered where they have been leaning in class Seven (7) for primary schools and form three (3) for Secondary schools respectively. Please note that double registration of candidates constitutes an examination malpractice which is punishable by law,” reads a circular by knec boss Dr Mercy Karogo. Also, the candidates have to be assigned index numbers according to the admission list. Read full guidelines here: 2020 KCPE, KCSE registration guidelines for schools

The Government will continue paying examination fees for all candidates in both private and public institutions. Repeaters, Foreign candidates, private candidates and candidates in prisons will though be expected to pay the examination fees.

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2020 KCPE, KCSE TIME TABLES

As has been the norm, lately, there will be no late registration of candidates and as thus schools should hasten the registration process to avoid the last minute rush.

This year’s KCPE examinations are slated for Monday November 2 to Thursday November 5, 2020. On the other hand, KCSE examinations will be done between Friday November 6 and Monday November 30, 2020.

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2019 KCSE, KCPE STATISTICS

A total of 697,222 candidates sat for the 2019 KCSE examination across the 10,287 examination centres; countrywide. Of this, 355,782 were male candidates representing a percentage of 51.03 %.

For KCPE, the total candidature in 2019 was 1,083,456. Of this number, 543,582 were male candidates. The total number of female candidates who sat the examination was 539,874.

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