Education CS Machogu [Photo: KNEC]
Out of the 881,416 candidates who sat the 2022 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams 1,146 candidates scored grade A compared to 1,138 in 2021.
While unveiling the 2022 KCSE examination results at Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) headquarters in Nairobi, Education Cabinet Secretary (CS) Ezekiel Machogu said that 173,345 candidates scored the minimum university entry grade of C+ and above compared to 145,776 in 2021.
“The number of candidates with D+ and above is 522, 588 (59.14%) compared with 442,252(53.29%) in 2021. The number of candidates with a mean of E declined to 30,822 (3.49%) compared with 46,151 (5.56%) in 2022,” added the CS.
The CS says 443,644 candidates were male while 437,772 were female representing 50.33% and 49.69% respectively.
14 counties had more male than female candidates in the 2022 KSCE compared to 17 counties in 2021.
Machogu noted that candidates who are not within close proximity to their respective examination centres can access the results via SMS services.
“Candidates can collect their results from their respective examination centres. Individual candidate results can also be accessed by sending a candidate’s index number followed by the initials KCSE through a short messaging service to 20076,” said Magoha.
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