[PHOTOS] KCPE results release kicks off at Mtihani House

Some 1.2 million candidates sat their 2021 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exams this year.

In Summary

• This year the council registered 1,225,507 candidates in 28,316 KCPE examination centres as compared to 1,191,752 candidates in 28,467 centres in 2020.

• This reflects an increase of 33,755 representing 2.75 per cent.

Education CS Prof George Magoha arrives for the release of the KCPE results at KNEC headquarter along Dennis Pritt road on March 28, 2022.
Education CS Prof George Magoha arrives for the release of the KCPE results at KNEC headquarter along Dennis Pritt road on March 28, 2022.
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The release of the Kenya Certificate of Primary education results has commenced at the Mtihani House.

In attendance is Education CS George Magoha, TSC Chief Executive Officer Nancy Macharia, PS for Early learning and basic education Dr Julius Jwan, KUPPET Secretary-General Akello Misori, KNUT Secretary General Collins Oyuu among others.

TSC Chief Executive Officer Nancy Macharia, KNUT SG Collin Oyuu with KUPPET SG Akello Misori during the release of the KCPE results at KNEC headquarter along Dennis Pritt road on March 28, 2022.
TSC Chief Executive Officer Nancy Macharia, KNUT SG Collin Oyuu with KUPPET SG Akello Misori during the release of the KCPE results at KNEC headquarter along Dennis Pritt road on March 28, 2022.
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Candidates, their parents, and guardians can access the results through the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) website, SMS platforms, county education offices and their respective schools.

For the SMS option, the candidates should send their index number, followed by the initials KCPE (in capital letters) to 20076 in order to access the results.

The SMS platform is available for all mobile networks and will be charged Sh25 each.

Students are also advised not to have spacing between the index number and the initials KCPE.

Some 1.2 million candidates sat their 2021 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exams this year.

The tests started on March 7 and were concluded on March 9.

Education CS Prof George Magoha with PS Early learning and basic education Dr. Julius Jwan during the release of the KCPE results at KNEC headquarter along Dennis Pritt road on March 28, 2022.
Education CS Prof George Magoha with PS Early learning and basic education Dr. Julius Jwan during the release of the KCPE results at KNEC headquarter along Dennis Pritt road on March 28, 2022.
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The three-day papers were meant to be sat for in 2021, but that did not happen because the pandemic disrupted the normal school calendar.

This year the council registered 1,225,507 candidates in 28,316 KCPE examination centres as compared to 1,191,752 candidates in 28,467 centres in 2020.

This reflects an increase of 33,755 representing 2.75 per cent.

Education CS Prof George Magoha with PS Early learning and basic education Dr. Julius Jwan during the release of the KCPE results at KNEC headquarter along Dennis Pritt road on March 28, 2022.
Education CS Prof George Magoha with PS Early learning and basic education Dr. Julius Jwan during the release of the KCPE results at KNEC headquarter along Dennis Pritt road on March 28, 2022.
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TSC Chief Executive Nancy Macharia during the release of the KCPE results at KNEC headquarter along Dennis Pritt road on March 28, 2022.
TSC Chief Executive Nancy Macharia during the release of the KCPE results at KNEC headquarter along Dennis Pritt road on March 28, 2022.
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KNUT Secretary General Collins Oyuu with his KUPPET counterpart Akello Misori during the release of the KCPE results at KNEC headquarter along Dennis Pritt road on March 28, 2022.
KNUT Secretary General Collins Oyuu with his KUPPET counterpart Akello Misori during the release of the KCPE results at KNEC headquarter along Dennis Pritt road on March 28, 2022.
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PS Early learning and basic education PS Julius Jwan with State Department for Implementation of Curriculum Reforms PS Fatuma Chege during the release of the KCPE results at KNEC headquarter along Dennis Pritt road on March 28, 2022.
PS Early learning and basic education PS Julius Jwan with State Department for Implementation of Curriculum Reforms PS Fatuma Chege during the release of the KCPE results at KNEC headquarter along Dennis Pritt road on March 28, 2022.
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Education CS George Magoha during the release of the KCPE results at KNEC headquarter along Dennis Pritt road on March 28, 2022.
Education CS George Magoha during the release of the KCPE results at KNEC headquarter along Dennis Pritt road on March 28, 2022.
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