The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) has given SMS number that will help parents to approve if their children are registered for the forthcoming 2022 national exams in primary and secondary schools.
In primary school Grade 6 pupils will sit for Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) whereas Class 8 learners shall sit for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE).
In secondary school Form 4 students will sit for their Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
To confirm if the candidate is registered for KPSEA, KCPE or KCSE examinations send an SMS with the candidate index number starting with the examination type to 20076. For instance, KCPE123506013 for checking KCPE exam for a candidate of index number 123506013.
For Grade 6 students use their assessment number which are provided in schools where they have been registered.
You will get a confirmation message afterwards letting you know whether the candidate with the provided index or assessment number is really registered.
According KNEC timetables Grade 6 candidates will sit for the KPSEA exams from 28th to 30th November 2022. The candidates will have a rehearsal day on 25th November 2022.
On the other hand, Class 8 candidates will sit for their KCPE exams same days as Grade 6 candidates.
They will have rehearsal day on 25th November 2022. The examination papers will start from 28th to 30th November 2022.
For Form 4 candidates they will sit for KCSE examinations from 21st November 2022 to 23rd December 2022 when the last paper will be done.
The candidates will have their rehearsal day on 18th November 2022.
Though, the KCSE exams projects started in April and will continue till October 2022.
Subjects that involve project work are; Art and Design, Agriculture, Woodwork, Metal work, Building and Construction and Computer studies.