The number of candidates with minimum university entry qualification of Grade C+ and above rose to 145,145 (17.49%) in the year 2021 KCSE Examination compared to 143,140 (19.03%) in 2020.
There were 1,138 (0.14%) candidates who obtained grade A in the 2021 KCSE Examination compared to 893 (0.12%) candidates in 2020.
The percentage of candidates with mean Grade of C+ and above declined from 19.03 to 17.49.
BELOW IS THE OVERALL NATIONAL GRADE SUMMARY FOR KCSE 2021
The education cabinet indicated that the number of candidates with a minimum TVET Diploma courses qualification of grade C- and above in 2021 was 325,896 (39.27%).
“We therefore need to invest more in TVET institutions where the bulk of our 31 KCSE Examination graduands will study,” Prof Magoha stated