Over 1.2 million candidates sat their 2022 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exams this year.
This year the council registered 1,244, 188 candidates in 28,316 KCPE examination centres as compared to 1,225,507 candidates in 28,467 centres in 2021.
The exam marking was fast-tracked using 7,000 examiners and Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) machines for the marking process. Multiple choice papers were marked through the Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) machines.
The use of OMR covered five subjects with multiple choices i.e. Mathematics, English, Kiswahili, Science, Social Studies and Religious Education. Kiswahili Insha and English Composition were marked by the examiners.
How to check your 2021 KCPE results
1. SMS your Index Number to 20076 from your mobile phone (Safaricom, Telkom Kenya, Airtel & Equitel). This might take time as the system might be clogged. The message should be as follows: Index Number KCPE
2. Go to the KNEC Website.