2021 KCSE

[PHOTOS] CS Magoha releases 2021 KCSE results

Jeriel Ndeda of Mang'u High School emerged the top candidate.

In Summary

• Some 831,015 candidates sat the exam in 10,413 centres compared to 752,981 in 10,437 centres in 2020.

• Top student, Ndeda scored an A of 87.167. 

Education CS George Magoha at KNEC headquarters during the release of the 2021 KCSE results on April 23,2022.
Education CS George Magoha at KNEC headquarters during the release of the 2021 KCSE results on April 23,2022.
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Education CS George Magoha on Saturday released the 2021 KCSE results at the KNEC.

Some 831,015 candidates sat the exam in 10,413 centres compared to 752,981 in 10,437 centres in 2020.

This reflects an increase of 78,034 or 9.39 per cent.

Education CS George Magoha at KNEC headquarters during the release of the 2021 KCSE results on April 23,2022.
Education CS George Magoha at KNEC headquarters during the release of the 2021 KCSE results on April 23,2022.
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Jeriel Ndeda of Mang'u High School has emerged as the top candidate in the 2021 Kenya Certificate of Secondary School (KCSE).

Ndeda scored an A of 87.167. 

He was followed by Mukuha Timothy Kamau of Alliance High School with 87.167 and Job Ngara of Mangu High School with 87.116.

KNEC chairman John Onsati during the release of the 2021 KCSE results at KNEC headquarters on April 23, 2022.
KNEC chairman John Onsati during the release of the 2021 KCSE results at KNEC headquarters on April 23, 2022.
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There are 1,138 candidates who scored A (plain).

Those who scored C+ and above were just over 145,000 compared to last year which was 143,000.

Some 831,015 candidates sat the exam in 10,413 centres compared to 752,981 in 10,437 centres in 2020.

This reflects an increase of 78,034 or 9.39 per cent.

Early learning and basic Education PS Julius Jwan during the release of the 2021 KCSE results at KNEC headquarters on April 23, 2022.
Early learning and basic Education PS Julius Jwan during the release of the 2021 KCSE results at KNEC headquarters on April 23, 2022.
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The announcement of the results paves way for admission to universities, colleges and technical institutions.

Magoha also said that the results of some 441 students have been cancelled due to exam malpractice.

He said they are still withholding the results of one school as there is a pending investigation.

TSC CEO Nancy Macharia during the release of the 2021 KCSE results at KNEC headquarters on April 23, 2022.
TSC CEO Nancy Macharia during the release of the 2021 KCSE results at KNEC headquarters on April 23, 2022.
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The CS said the cases involved unauthorized material, 223 impersonations cases, causing a disturbance, and collusion during the exam period.

He said some 203  mobile phones that would have been used to relay pre-exposed examination materials were confiscated.

Education CS George Magoha at KNEC headquarters on April 23, 2022.
Education CS George Magoha at KNEC headquarters on April 23, 2022.
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