KCPE Results 2018 online, Result slip Download, Top Schools, Top Students, KNEC Online, Cheating, Cancelled results

KCPE Results 2018, online, Result slip Download, Top schools, Top Students, KNEC Online, Cheating, Cancelled Results, Release date, Official Website

The KCPE Results 2018 has been released today on 19th November, 2018 by the Education CS Amina Mohammed at the Star of the Sea Primary School in Mombasa. Thereafter placing of the students for form one vacancies will begin on Monday, 3rd December, 2018.

By the time the holiday euphoria kicks in all pupils should know which secondary school they are placed. This is to facilitate proper funds capitation for free Secondary School come 2019. All students who sat for KCPE 2018 will transit to secondary school marking 100% transition. Only one selection process will be done, no extension or 2nd intake.

Students and Parents can thereafter immediately start doing the form One Selection online with instructions and procedure from this link – Form One Selection 2019 Guidelines

In the year 2018 the total number of candidates was 1,0520,364. The boys were 527,294 representing 50.1% of the total. Girls were 525, 070 representing 49.9%.

Girls outperformed boys in English, Kiswahili and sign language exams. The boys shone in Mathematics, Sciences, Social studies and Religious Studies. 50% of the candidates scored over 250 marks.

Top Student in KCPE 2018 Results

In 2018 two students tied for the top position by scoring 453 marks out of 500 marks. They are Olive Mwea – Riara Group of Schools and Rawlings Odhiambo – Kakamega Hills.

The number of candidates in 2018 scoring 400 marks and above is 12,273 as opposed to 9,846 marks last year. The top special needs student scored 446 marks.


Other scores are as follows

  • 228,414 candidates scored between 301 -399 marks
  • 574,927 candidates scored between 201 -300 marks
  • 234,573 candidates scored between 101 -200 marks
  • 2,177 candidates scored between 1 – 100 marks

How to check KCPE Results 2018 via SMS and Online

To check your KCPE Results 2018 by SMS send an SMS with your Index Number to 20076 for Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom networks.

The KCPE results 2018 can be viewed online from this link ….. Search your KCPE Results 2018

School Headmasters will collect the results from the sub county education offices for the candidates to finally collect them in the education centers. They can also access to the KCPE results portal from this link http://www.knec-portal.ac.ke/

KCPE 2017 Results Top Candidate

The top candidate scored 455 out of 500 marks, an 18 mark improvement from last year’s 437.

Of the 1,003,556 candidates who wrote the exams, 9,846 scored 400 marks and above out of the possible 500.

All the over candidates who managed 400 marks and above would join national secondary schools whether they sat the tests at a private or public exam centre.

Dr Matiang’i said there were no irregularities that were recorded during the exams and also during the marking.


KCPE 2016 Results Top Candidate

The Highest candidate in KCPE results 2018 scored 437 marks out of the possible 500 marks. Education CS Fred Matiang’i interestingly noted that this candidate couldn’t have ranked above to 90 candidates in 2016 KCPE Results.

The number of candidates scoring 400 marks in KCPE 2016 was 5190 down from 7560 in KCPE 2015 . This is a 31% drop in students above 400 marks.

Special needs students were 1,950 and one of them scored 421 marks.

Cheating in KCPE 2018 Results

In KCPE 2018 Results, none of the papers was leaked since all leakage attempts were thwarted. Education CS Amina Mohammed said that exam cheating caused ridicule to Kenyans who sought employment regionally and internationally because their examination credentials were frowned upon. The Education Ministry spent much money in securing the examination process. The cost benefit of extra
cost of exam administration is justifiable in comparison to the shame, ridicule and lost opportunities Kenyans faced previously.

There were only four instances of exam cancellation in KCPE 2018 due to impersonation. The candidates will be allowed to resit for the exam next year.


In KCPE 2017 results, there was no cheating or leakage, therefore no cancellation of results. But there was a total of 21 malpractices in Wajir County where there were teachers caught with cellphones in the bush trying to send answers to candidates. However the possible answers were just ending up with the security officers because all cellphones were left safely with the security officers.

The TSC CEO Mrs. Macharia noted that the exercise was 99% successful because ICT because incorporated in the marking process and the excellent partnership of various education sectors and the government.

Pregnancy cases during KCPE Exam 2018

No resitting of the exam for the pregnant girls. In October, 32 teachers who were found to have caused these pregnancies were deregistered.

As part of the remedy to these problem, TSC CEO Nancy Macharia said that private schools MUST employ teachers who have registered with TSC and have TSC numbers. This is to ensure that all teachers in all schools abide to TSC Code of Conduct.

Ranking of Schools in KCPE 2018 Results, Top Schools, results per county

There will be no ranking of schools in 2018. A law for ranking was passed in October 2016 but there was legislation required to effect that which the Education Ministry has not yet legislated upon. From next year ranking will come back

All students scoring above 400 marks will join National schools of their choice

Headteachers will be Supported, strengthened and rewarded well

This however appears to be the beginning of the last days of the KCPE Examinations following the overhaul of the Education System in Kenya from the moribund 8-4-4 to the new system and curriculum, 2-6-3-3-3.

KCPE Result Slip 2018 Download and Printing

KCPE Results 2018, online, Result slip, Top schools, Top Students, KNEC Online, Cheating, Cancelled results
KCPE Results 2018

After obtaining the KCPE result slip from their respective schools, the Kenya National Examination Council advises parents and pupils to check the KCPE Result slip for any anomaly such as incorrect candidate’s name, school name and code as well as wrong subject grade and report to KNEC within a month after the announcement.

KCPE Results 2018 – KNEC official website www.knec-portal.ac.ke

The official website to check your KCPE Results 2018 is www.knec-portal.ac.ke. This is the KNEC online portal that will also be used by Headmasters and Principals to download and print the result Slips.

Watch below a video tutorial explaining how to check KCPE 2018 Results online

KCPE Results 2018 Results Remarking

The KNEC accepts the request for KCPE result remarking if the candidate feels that the results got did not reflect what was expected. The candidate should submit the request for remarking within 30 (Thirty) Days after the date the results were released. This remarking will attract a fee of Ksh. 1000.

Remarking of scripts may be undertaken by the Council at the written request of the headteachers who presented the candidate.

Requests for remarking from a private candidate shall be channeled through the Provincial Directors of Education or the District Education Officers of the Ministry of Education or the candidate presenting himself/herself physically at Mitihani House, KNEC Headquarters where one will need to fill a form.

The Council shall undertake to remark scripts only after satisfactory reasons are given by the requesting headteacher justifying the remarking of scripts for a candidate whose results have already been issued.

The Council may reject any request for remarking where in its opinion, a strong case for the same has not been established.

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