[PHOTOS] Over 1.2 million candidates begin writing KCPE exam

Uhuru wished candidates all the best and asked the them not to be warry about the outcome of the exam.

In Summary

• CS Matiang'i supervised KCPE 2021 examinations opening and distribution exercise at the Yatta Deputy County Commissioner's office in Kithimani, Machakos.

• Interior PS Karanja Kibicho supervised the distribution of the exam papers at Westlands DCC's office.

Joserina Mwaura writing her KCPE Mathematics papers at Westlands Primary on March 7, 2022.
Joserina Mwaura writing her KCPE Mathematics papers at Westlands Primary on March 7, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO

A total of 1,225,693 candidates have began writing their Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exam across the country.

Students sat their Mathematics paper on Monday across 28,248 examination centres.

Interior CS Fred Matiang'i supervising KCPE 2021 examinations opening and distribution exercise at the Yatta Deputy County Commissioner's office in Kithimani, Machakos County, on Monday, March 7, 2022.
Interior CS Fred Matiang'i supervising KCPE 2021 examinations opening and distribution exercise at the Yatta Deputy County Commissioner's office in Kithimani, Machakos County, on Monday, March 7, 2022.
Image: GEORGE OWITI

Interior CS Fred Matiang'i on Monday morning supervised KCPE 2021 examinations opening and distribution exercise at the Yatta Deputy County Commissioner's office in Kithimani, Machakos County.

Interior PS Karanja Kibicho supervised the distribution of the exam papers at Westlands DCC's office.

Interior PS Karanja Kibicho supervises distribution of KCPE exam papers at Westlands DCC's office on March 7, 2022.
Interior PS Karanja Kibicho supervises distribution of KCPE exam papers at Westlands DCC's office on March 7, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU

President Uhuru Kenyatta wished candidates all the best and asked the candidates not to be warry about the outcome of the exam as long as they do their best at writing what they were taught by teachers.

"Remember what we have always told you, whatever the outcome, we believe in you," Uhuru said in a press statement.

The KCPE exams will take three days, starting from Monday, March 7 and end on Wednesday, March 9, 2022.

A teacher holds KCPE mathematics exam papers at Westlands DCC's office on March 7, 2022.
A teacher holds KCPE mathematics exam papers at Westlands DCC's office on March 7, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Interior CS Fred Matiang'i supervising KCPE 2021 examinations opening and distribution exercise at the Yatta Deputy County Commissioner's office in Kithimani, Machakos County on Monday, March 7, 2022.
Interior CS Fred Matiang'i supervising KCPE 2021 examinations opening and distribution exercise at the Yatta Deputy County Commissioner's office in Kithimani, Machakos County on Monday, March 7, 2022.
Image: GEORGE OWITI
Some of the police offices who will be supervising the KCPE exam at Westlands DCC's office on March 7, 2022.
Some of the police offices who will be supervising the KCPE exam at Westlands DCC's office on March 7, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
A pupil sits her KCPE Mathematics papers at Westlands Primary on 7 March 2022./ MERCY MUMO
A pupil sits her KCPE Mathematics papers at Westlands Primary on 7 March 2022./ MERCY MUMO
Image: MERCY MUMO
An invigilator frisks students of St. Georges Primary School on March 7, 2022 during the kick-off of the KCPE 2021 examinations.
An invigilator frisks students of St. Georges Primary School on March 7, 2022 during the kick-off of the KCPE 2021 examinations.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
An invigilator frisks students of St. Georges Primary School on 7th March 2022 during the kick-off of the KCPE 2021 examinations.
An invigilator frisks students of St. Georges Primary School on 7th March 2022 during the kick-off of the KCPE 2021 examinations.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Candidates wait for exams on Monday March 7, 2022 at St. Georges Primary School during the kick-off of the KCPE class of 2021 examinations.
Candidates wait for exams on Monday March 7, 2022 at St. Georges Primary School during the kick-off of the KCPE class of 2021 examinations.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Candidates wait for exams on Monday 7th March at St. Georges Primary School during the kick-off of the KCPE class of 2021 examinations.
Candidates wait for exams on Monday 7th March at St. Georges Primary School during the kick-off of the KCPE class of 2021 examinations.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
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