KCPE Results 2017, online, Result slip, Top schools, Top Students, KNEC Online, Cheating, Cancelled Results, Release date, Official Website
The KCPE Results 2017 has been released today on 21st November, 2017 by the Education CS Fred Matiang’i at the KICD Offices in Nairobi. Thereafter placing of the students for form one vacancies will end on 4th December, 2017 and by Jamhuri Day 12th December, 2017 all pupils should know which secondary school they are placed. This is to facilitate proper funds capitation for free Secondary School come 2018.
Students and Parents can thereafter immediately start doing the form One Selection online with instructions and procedure from this link – Form One Selection 2018 Guidelines
The reason for the fast release of the Exam Results is that KNEC bought 20 machines at a cost of Sh100 million to speed up the marking of scripts.
How to check KCPE 2017 Results via SMS and Online
To check your KCPE results 2017 by SMS send an SMS with your Index Number to 22252 for Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom networks.
School Headmasters can access to the KCPE registration and 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 Matiangi 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 2017 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 2016 Results
In KCPE 2016 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.
Ranking of Schools in KCPE 2016 Results, Top Schools, results per county
There will be no ranking of schools in 2016. 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 2017 Download and Printing
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 2017 – KNEC official website www.knec-portal.ac.ke
The official website to check your KCPE Results 2017 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 2017 Results online
KCPE 2017 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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