The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Exams started today, Friday, across the nation, with 884,263 students qualified to write the exams.
The exams will be closely watched by the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) and security agencies to prevent fraud, as was the case with the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations, which ended on Wednesday.
At 8 am, the candidates started with functional English skills test. The following day, they will write comprehension, literary appreciation, and grammar exams.
The tests will be given till December 23. Prior to the start of classes on January 23, 2023, the marking for the KCSE will start on January 2 and end on January 20.
Class 8 and Grade six pupils nationwide completed the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education and KPSEA two days ago, clearing the way for form four students to take their exams.
Yesterday, Ezekiel Machogu, the Cabinet Secretary for Education, and Nancy Macharia, the CEO of the Teachers Service Commission, presented the CBC Taskforce report in the State House.
According to the trustworthy sources we have from the Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC, the CEO of the Teachers Service Commission is dispersing exam papers in Mombasa County as of this morning.
Dr. Nancy Macharia, the Chief Executive Officer of the Teachers Service Commission, is in Nnyali West where she is handing the exam papers to the various exam supervisors.
For a number of years, Dr. Nancy Macharia oversaw the Teachers Service Commission, where she introduced some significant reforms to the welfare of teachers.
Below is the 2022 KCSE timetable: