The exam period, marking and official results release dates for the 2023 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations are out in public domain.
A total of 903,260 candidates sat this year’s KCSE exams. According to the official schedule of activities the 2023 KCSE exams were to start with the projects.
The projects were to run from January to July 2023. These were then to be followed by KCSE oral, practical and theory papers.
These were to be done from 23rd October to 24th November 2023. All these were planned to happen in examination centres.
Centre Managers, Subject teachers, Directors of Education and Knec officials were in charge of the KCSE projects.
For the oral, practical and theory papers, Centre Managers, Supervisors, Invigilators, Quality Assurance Officers, Directors of Education and Knec officials were in charge.
The marking of the KCSE 2023 exams was scheduled to happen from 27th November to 11th December 2023 in Knec marking centres.
The marking of the exams is being done by KCSE Knec examiners. The final activity is releasing of the results.
This will be spearheaded by Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu being assisted by top officials drawn from the Ministry of Education,Kenya National Examinations Council, Teachers Service Commission and Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development.
The releasing of the results will be done from 16th to 22nd December 2023 at Knec headquarters famously know as Mitihani House.
A total of 234,473 teachers were used to administer this years national exams.
These are teachers who worked as exam supervisors, invigilators, centre managers and exam markers.
Already the KCPE exams were marked and results released to the public. However the marking of KPSEA and KCSE exams started and is currently ongoing.
At least 1,415,315 candidates sat for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exams while a total of 1,282,574 candidates sat for their Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA).