The date line for registration for KCPE and KCSE candidates for the Kenya National Examination the academic year 2021 has been extended by two weeks by the Ministry of Education. The date line was initially meant to be 31/7/2021.
In a statement issued by the Education Cabinet Secretary professor Magoha on Monday 3/8/2021, he stated that the exercise has been extended 14/8/2021 to ensure that all candidates are captured. This extension comes in following the request by the school heads to the ministry of education.
After the registration process, verification exercise should commence immediately as from 16/8 and shall run all the way to 27/8 as per the directive from the Ministry of Education.
If some candidates are not registered by the end of the registration period because of one reason or the other, they shall miss the opportunity to sit for the Kenya National Examination on March 2022. Subsequently, these candidates shall be required to register for the next academic year’s examination which shall be conducted on December 2022.
The school heads are also reminded to ensure that they register all the candidates for the examination within this final two weeks as late registration shall not be allowed.
In addition, the school with candidature of less than thirty students shall not be registered as an Examination center whether private or public. The heads are reminded to seeking for hosting by other schools with candidature of above thirty students within their proximity. In conjunction with this directive, the Sub County directors of Education have been asked to submit the records of the schools hosted to the Kenya National Examination Council body latest by 10/9/2021.
The special needs schools will be exempted from this directive. This means that whether the candidature is above thirty candidates or not they will retain their examination centers.