The Kenya National Examination council (KNEC) released the KCSE 2021 results on Saturday afternoon 23rd, April 2022 in light of schools opening the following week. The exams were released at Mtihani house along Dennis Pritt road. Reports show that 826,801 students sat their KCSE 2021 exams in 10,413 centres, an increase of 10.47% compared to 2020. Cabinet Secretary for education announce that this release would be his last under the Uhuru Kenyatta administration.
He also noted there was a successive transition in schools after final exams under Uhuru’s administration as the government spent 25.90% of the budget allocated on education. The government curbed all irregularities such as cheating and leaking of the exams. Institutions found with examinations offence shall have their exams cancelled. This year 441 examination papers were cancelled, including papers for ‘one big school’ as Magoha stated.
Magoha gave a mention to the Elimu scholarships that are dedicated to helping the financially troubled students advance to secondary schools, 4000 of which will be allocated to the urban slums. A total of roughly 27,000 students will advance to high school on the merit of the scholarships.
The KNEC council said that exam registration for learners in grade 6, class 8 and form 4 will commence on the 27th of April and end on the 14th of May. Principal secretary for early learning and basic education, Julius Jwan announced that registration for examinations will be free of charge for Private and Public schools.
He added that school resumed as scheduled and he pleaded with principals especially in boarding school to allow learners to resume school despite fee arrears. The Government of Kenya has released KSHs. 16 Billion funds for secondary schools and KSHs. 2 Billion for primary schools.
On the results, 11 subjects recorded significant improvements. Students with C+ and above are 145,000. There was gender parity amongst students who undertook the examinations.
The top candidates in the country are;
- Jariel Ndeda Obura – Mangu High School – 87.167
- Mokuha Timothy Kamau – Alliance High School – 87.139
- Job Ngara – Mangu High School – 87.116
- Chege David Kamau – St. Joseph Secondary School Kitale – 87.104
- Ramadhan Musa – Light Academy – 87.103
- Muendo Cecily Mutheu – Kenya High School – 87.086
- Ian Mwai Toyota – Kakamega High School – 87.08
- Pita Shekinah Wise – Kenya High School – 87.079
- Mushindi Daniel Ouma – Light Academy – 87.00
- Brenda Cherotich – Kipsigis Girls High school – 87.00
- Mugane Job – Strathmore High School -87.064
- Pretie Ariona – Kapsabet High School – 87.059
- Adanga Mutethia – Mang’u High School – 87.057
- Abiya Melanie – Kenya High School – 87.04
- Maina Millicent Wamuru –Kenya High School – 87.04
The top special needs candidates are;
- Reuben Osoro Branton – Kapsabet Boys – 83.489
- Agot Saulo Olango – Maranda High School – 83.294
- Otieno Omondi Stanley – Maseno High School – 80.414
- Mburungu Ian Mutethia – Mangu High School – 79.326
- Precious Zawadi Machuka – Moi Girls High School Eldoret – 79.326
- Gatluak Gai Deng – Chesamisi Boys High School – 79.204
- Kimiru Peter Kamau – Nyandarua High School – 78.289
- Momanyi Boniface – Nyambaria High School – 78.284
- Okoth Stanley Otieno – St. Joseph Rapogi – 77.154
- John Mutuku Chege – S.A High School for the Blind – 77.069
- Awoi Imoit Bethwel – Maranda High School – 76.184
- Siyad Salah Abdi – Bushra High School – 76.11
- Frank Momanyi – Kanga High School – 75.163
- Mang’ang’a Collins Marwa – Tarang’anya Boys High School – 75.099
- Senteu Joshua Mokoi – Kiambu High School – 74.946
In other matters, the Teacher’s service commission will introduce Mwalimu awards to award top teachers in the country. The CBC Teacher training for secondary school teachers begins next week. 50,000 teachers are set to be trained in the first phase of this training.
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