The registration of candidates for the 2021 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations is ongoing. The registration of candidates for the 2021 KCPE, KCSE and KCSE QT examinations will run from 2nd June, 2021 and end on 31st July, 2021. The Kenya National Examinations Council, Knec, has already opened the KCSE 2021 registration portal.
REGISTRATION OF KCSE PRIVATE CANDIDATES
All private candidates shall be identified and registered by the Sub County Director of Education.
Candidates wishing to register privately will be required to download the private candidate’s registration form from the KNEC website, complete it as required and present it to the respective Sub County Education office for further instructions within the registration period.
For registration of the KCSE candidates, KNEC will only allow one private examination centre per Sub County.
The Sub County Directors of Education are informed to identify one public school where the private candidates will be hosted during the examination. This will be the centre where the candidates will undertake the projects and sit for their practical examination papers.
REGISTRATION OF KCPE PRIVATE CANDIDATES.
All non-formal centres for the KCPE examination shall be expected to register their candidates with the Sub County Education offices and to upload candidates’ photographs online.
No hard copies of photographs should be submitted to KNEC.
All candidates registering for examination in prisons must have individual passport size photograph uploaded online.
KCPE AND KCSE EXAMINATION FEES
The government of Kenya shall pay examination fees for all candidates in public and private schools except for the following:
- candidates who are re-sitting/repeaters;
- Private candidates registering in the Sub County private examination centres;
- Candidates in prisons
All private candidates will be expected to pay their examination fees directly to the KNEC fees collection accounts.
The deposit slips should be submitted to the Sub County Director of Education who shall submit the documents to KNEC together with other registration documents.
The KCSE Qualifying Test registration fee is Kes. 3000/= (three thousand) per candidate.
The fees should be deposited in the KNEC KCSE fees collection accounts in either National Bank, Kenya Commercial Bank, Co-operative Bank or Equity Bank.
FEES PAYABLE PER REPEATER OR PRIVATE CANDIDATE PER SUBJECTS ENTRY
|NO. OF SUBJECTS
A student pays as per the number of subjects she/ he is to register for.
EXTRA FEES FOR REPEATERS AND PRIVATE CANDIDATES TAKING PROJECT- BASED SUBJECTS
This fee is paid only for students taking the following project based subjects.
|Art and Design
|Drawing and Design
|Kenya Sign Language