The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) has announced that 2023 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) results slips have already been released.
In a notice on Saturday, February 3, the council indicated that the slips had already been sent to schools for collection.
At the same time, KNEC indicated that the 2022 KCPE certificates were also available for collection and had been sent to schools that represented the students for the examinations.
Further, the statement added that parents and guardians were allowed to pick the documentations on behalf of the students.
“The 2022 KCPE certificates and 2023 KCSE result slips have been sent to all schools that presented candidates for the examinations.
“Candidates and parents or guardians are therefore encouraged to visit their schools and collect the documents,” noted KNEC.
KCSE Exams Released
Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu released the 2023 KCSE results on January 8, 2024.
Following the release of the results, questions were raised over some inconsistent of the results on the KNEC portal, after Machogu ruled out provision of SMS service for candidates to access their grades.
However, the CS only admitted to errors such as misalignment of marks and incorrect grading in subjects like Kiswahili.
Following the 2023 KCPE errors, stakeholders called for the overhaul of KNEC for failing to deliver.
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Machogu Sued Over Results
On the other hand, on January 31, Linda Jamii, a non-governmental organization, filed a petition at the Milimani Law Courts challenging the grading system used by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) in the 2023 KCSE exams.
According to the petition, the Ministry did not conduct a public participation process as required in changing the grading system that had been used for previous examinations.
Further, the NGO argued that the number of candidates who secured the minimum entry requirement for direct placement to universities reduced compared to 2022.
While releasing the results, Machogu revealed that KNEC used a new grading system where they picked Mathematics, one language and five other best performed subjects to compute the final mean grade.
He explained that the new grading system would help to ensure candidates do not fall short of pursuing their dream courses in universities.
In addition, he detailed that using the previous system, cluster points that were affected by grades scored in languages and other subjects used in computation.