Education CS George Magoha. [Photo: The Standard]
Over one million 2020 candidates will begin the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education today.
Rehearsals for exams were done last week on Friday, as schools ensured the Covid-19 measures are put in place.
The learners will begin with Mathematics at 8:30am, followed by English language paper and wind up the day with English Composition at 2:30 pm.
Day two of KCPE will begin with Science, followed by Kiswahili Lugha and Kiswahili Insha.
The exams will then end on 24th of March with Social studies and R.E papers.
Meanwhile, more than 700,000 candidates will start their written Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations on 26th of March.
The Education Ministry has assured candidates that the exams will be fair and the questions are within the syllabus.
“Kenya National Examination Council (KNCE) is aware that candidates were out of school for long and considered those factors,” said Education CS George Magoha.