THE KENYA NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL
“To be a World Class Leader in Educational Assessment and Certification”
KNEC/GEN/EA/EM/REG/VERIFICATION/2021/002 6th September, 2021
(i) Sub County Directors of Education
(ii) Heads of Primary Schools with 2021 KCPE candidates
SJBJECT: GUIDELINES ON VERIFICATION OF CANDIDATES’ DETAILS FOR THE YEAR 2021 KCPE EXAMINATION
The Kenya National Examinations Council has dispatched the 2021 KCPE nominal rolls for verification by candidates.
All the 2021 KCPE candidates are required to verify and sign against their details in readiness for the administration of the 2021 KCPE examinations.
1.0 In view of the above, it is required that;
1.1 Candidates’ bio data is correctly captured to tally with their birth certificate;
1.2 Special attention to be given to Gender codes, F-Female, M- Male;
1.3 The religious option for all learners should be correctly captured to tally with subject entries i.e. CRE, IRE,HRE;
1.4 All cases of incorrect bio data entries should be identified and communicated in writing for correction;
1.5 For private candidates, all cases of mismatching photos and missing photos are officially communicated in writing to KNEC.
The letter should be accompanied by the corrected candidates’ photo(s) saved in a Computer Disk (CD) and be correctly labeled;
1.6 All cases of blurred and horizontally aligned photos for private candidates to be corrected and saved in a labeled Computer Disk(CD), and then submitted to KNEC with a covering letter;
1.7 Candidates with special needs to be correctly captured with the correct codes i.e. LV for Low Vision, BL for Blind, DF for Deaf, PHY for physically/mentally challenged and those taking either Kenya Sign Language or Kiswahili are accurately captured;
1.8 Confirm that the payment of examination fees for repeaters and private candidates is done.
If not paid, the examination fees to be paid to the KNEC fee collection account either at KCB, Equity or National Bank.
The Head Teachers are informed to forward all the cases with corrections to the CEO, KNEC by 20th September 2021.
Dr. David Njengere
CHEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER