KCSE Results Now Ready as Examiners Start Clearing from Knec Marking Centres; Expect Results as from Friday (This is how you can receive your official KCSE 2020 Knec Results)
Latest news reaching our newsdesk this afternoon on the awaited for release of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, KCSE 2020 national exams indicate that the necessary measures have been undertaken to meet the May 10,2021 deadline set by the Education Ministry.
This is after reliable sources-KCSE 2020 Knec examiners revealed that the marking exercise for most KCSE 2020 Candidates’ scripts is complete.
The majority of the Knec Contracted Professionals are in the process of cross checking Candidates’ scores before they can officially clear and leave the designated Knec marking centres spread across Nairobi Metropolitan area.
Some of the KCSE 2020 scripts which have already been marked as of Sunday May 2, 2021 include History, CRE paper one, Chemistry Paper II, and Mathematics Paper II.
The marking of English Paper III, 101/3 which is the most rigorous and time consuming is almost complete.
The Examiners contracted to mark this paper have given their best shots to ensure that Results are released as scheduled.
They are expected to leave their marking centres by Tuesday May 4, 2021.
This means that the KCSE 2020 Examiners would have marked the over 700,000 scripts for Knec registered candidates within a record time of 14 days.
Moderation(Standardization) of KCSE 2020 Knec Results
Once the marking is done, the Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC will take a few days to standardize learners’ scores .
This is a Mathematical process that is designed to eliminate variable elements from test scores thus enabling candidates to be compared without bias.
Moderation of KCSE Results thus involves giving equal values to the results of each test irrespective of the number of questions and the time allocated for completing them. That is why an A in Mathematics is lower than an A in CRE.
To get the latest Knec Grading System for KCSE Results 2021, Click on the following link
KCSE Grading System 2021
KCSE 2020 Knec Results Release Date (2021)
According to sources within Knec, the KCSE 2020 candidates should expect their results to be announced on Friday May 7, 2021.
The Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha shall present the KCSE 2020 Results to President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House first before proceeding to Mtihani House later in the afternoon to officially release the results.
The aforementioned date is still within the set time limit since CS Magoha had earlier indicated that the KCSE 2020 results will be released by May 10, 2021.
Once the results are announced, candidates can receive their official scores per subject and the overall score by following the simplified procedures below
To download and print your KCSE result slip online, follow the steps below.
Open the KNEC portal website.
Choose the option “examination results”.
At the first drop-down list, you have to choose KCSE examination and at the second drop-down list, you have to choose the year.
Then a text box will appear, you need to give your KCSE Index number and then click on ‘submit’ button.
After this, the result is displayed on your screen.
KCSE 2020 result slip – SMS
To know KCSE result slip via SMS you need to send your Index number to 22252 for Airtel, Safaricom and Orange networks
Incase you are dissatisfied with the grades you were awarded, read the following article on how to apply for the remarking of KCSE 2020
How To Apply for Remarking of your KCSE Exam. The Fee You Will Pay
If you received KCSE results which you strongly believe do not reflect your true academic ability and you would like to apply for remarking, do so by following this procedure below
Remarking of KCSE Knec Scripts 2021
Remarking of Knec KCSE scripts for candidates may be undertaken by the Council upon formal written requests by Heads of Secondary schools that presented the candidates for the examinations.
KCSE remarking requests from private candidates however should be channeled through the Provincial Directors of Education or appointed District officers at the Ministry of Education.
This simply means that a candidate does not have the power to request for Knec remarking services. You have to request your principal to apply for remarking through the Provincial Director of Education.
Convincing Reasons for Remarking of KCSE 2021
The Council will undertake the remarking of scripts only after convincing reasons have been enlisted by Heads of schools justifying remarking of scripts for a candidate whose results have already been issued.
Kindly note that the Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC, reserves the right to reject any request for remarking if in its opinion, a strong case has not been presented.
KCSE 2021 Knec remarking application fee
Candidates for whom remarking has been accepted will be required to pay Kshs.750.O0 per Script. The fees under this provision is reviewed from time to time.
Knec Deadline for applying for the remarking of KCSE exam 2021
Requests for remarking accompanied by the correct fees may be channeled through the Provincial Directors of or the District Officers and should reach the Council within 30 days of the date of release of results.
Requests received after this period will not be considered.
Other enquiries on results must be made as soon as results have been released. Enquiries received after the given Knec deadline will not be considered.
The Council’s decision on results is final. The Council will Gazette corrections on information given in the results lists and slips arising out of remarking before certificates are issued.The Council will also Gazette corrections on information given in the results lists and slips arising out of remarking before certificates are issued.
KCSE Exams Remarking 2021