Ministry Of Education Kicks Off Registration of KNEC 2022 Candidates
The Ministry of Education has commenced registration of candidates who will be taking 2022 examinations and assessments, which will be held in November and December , this year.
The exercise will begin on Wednesday and end on May 14, according to Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha.
Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA), Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE), Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), and KCSE Qualifying Test, according to Magoha, are among the examinations to be registered.
The Cabinet Secretary stated that candidates will be registered online by their respective Head Teachers, and that offline registration would not be an option.
The Education Cabinet Secretary asked them to provide correct information on learners with special needs during the registration and verification of registration of candidates.
The CS said the involvement of parents and guardians during the verification of KPSEA and KCPE candidates was important.
He said schools should capture the names of the candidates correctly as they will be used in other examinations.
The Cs asked Head Teachers and Sub County Directors of Education to ensure accuracy of the correct name of the candidate as per the birth certificate; gender; year of birth; citizenship; subjects entered.
Magoha said the transfer of candidates once registration is completed will not be allowed.
He, however, said special cases related to illness and insecurity will be handled appropriately once brought to the attention of KNEC through the SCDE.
The number of candidates registered for the national examinations in 2021 exams recorded an increase with a total of 1,218,892 candidates in 28,248 centres and 824,392 candidates in 10,384 centres having been registered for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations respectively.
Education Cabinet Secretary (CS) Prof. George Magoha said that in 2020, 1,191,616 and 752,602 candidates were registered for the KCPE and KCSE respectively. This represented an increase of 2.29 per cent and 9.54 per cent in candidature in the 2021 KCPE and KCSE respectively compared with 2020.
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