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Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) is the national body responsible for overseeing national examination in Kenya.

Examinations[edit]

Some of the exams delivered by KNEC are:

  • The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examination – This is the exam which is done after one completes his primary (elementary) education. This is when one is in standard eight. After completing the exam, one can proceed to secondary school.
  • The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education KCSE examination – This is the exam which is done after one completes four years of study in secondary (high) school. After completing the exam, one is able to go to university or college depending on the grade he/she acquired.
  • Final exams for all national polytechnics.

External links[edit]


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#ChickenScandal: EACC claims it has been probing IEBC and KNEC officials

The Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission says it has been investigating top IEBC officials and officials of the Kenya National Examination Council, over allegations that they received bribes...

#ChickenScandal: Prosecutors claim KNEC received Ksh. 700, 00 in bribes

IEBC officials were not the only ones getting a share of the chicken. Kenya National Examinations Council senior officials including former CEO Paul Wasanga were said to have received bribes...

#ChickenScandal: KNEC sought advise from the AG on exit from Smith & Ouzman contract

The Kenya National Examination Council-KNEC sought the AG's advice earlier this year on whether to terminate a contract with Smith and Ouzman the UK printing firm at the center of the chicken...

KNEC: Preparations For KCPE Exams Complete

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Transgender Woman Wins Case Against KNEC Over Name Change

In a precedent setting ruling expected to draw the wrath of the religious community in the country Audrey Mbugua, formerly Andrew Mbugua ,a transgender woman...

KNEC Introduces Stiff Penalties In Cheating

Exam cheats will have to wait for at least three years for a chance to reseat Kenya National Examination Council tests. In the new regulations to the Kenya N...

Knec: 79 Candiates Have Until 3Rd Nov. To Pay Money Owed

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KUPPET To Boycott Marking National Examinations

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Kaimenyi appoints Kivilu new KNEC CEO

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Student inmates at Naivasha excel in KNEC exams

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The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 13:00:04 -0800

Drastic reforms that would change the format, administration and look of Standard Eight and Form Four examinations when implemented are in the pipeline. The reforms are motivated by the need to ease management of national examinations, cut the cost of ...
 
The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:22:30 -0800

Kenya: The Kenya National Examination Council (Knec) has asked parents with candidates in next year's Form Four and Standard Eight classes in public schools not to pay examination fees. A statement from the council says only private candidates and ...
 
The Star
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:15:00 -0800

Paul Wasanga, the former chairman of the Kenya National Examination Council has said that allegations of him receiving bribes to influence the awarding of printing tenders to british firm Smith and Ouzman do not add up. Wasanga said his trip to Britain ...
 
The Star
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 01:11:15 -0800

The second involved the Kenya National Examination Council (Knec) and myself. I had applied for a change of name and removal of the M gender mark on my KCSE certificate. The Knec had initially stated that transgender people could change their details ...
 
The Star
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:30:02 -0800

Former Kenya National Examination Council chairman Paul Wasanga is alleged to have received kickbacks amounting to Sh703,785 for every year that he awarded tenders for printing of examination documents to British firm Smith and Ouzman.
 
The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 13:50:45 -0700

Preparations for this year's Class Eight national examinations are complete, the Kenya National Examination Council ( Knec) has said. Knec chief executive Joseph Kivilu yesterday said, “all steps necessary to ensure smooth running and credibility of ...

Zambia Reports

Zambia Reports
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 22:01:58 -0800

The directors of a British printing firm contracted to print Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) certificates four years ago appeared in a London court yesterday to answer to bribery charges. The case, involving directors of Smith and Ouzman, ...
 
The Star
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 01:22:30 -0800

Speaking on Saturday at Mutarakwa during Koech's funeral, Bomet branch executive secretary Malel Langat said the Kenya National Examination Council should speed up the release of the pay off of the teacher to enable the family meet its obligations.
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