Education Cs Prof. George Magoha has released the KCSE 2019 Exams. The marking of this year’s exam was concluded on Thursday last week.
The CS Prof. Magoha key highlight during the announcement.
- Exam well-performed, best in 3 years
- Encouraged education stakeholders to help him achieve CBC objectives as it continues rolling out.
- All pregnant learners to go back to school, those joining secondary school.
- Selection of 9000 Scholarship beneficially has been done. CS promised to follow on it. The CS Prof Magoha said NEMIS to stay.
- TVET admission, people should change their mindset.
KCSE 2019 Highlights
- Mentioned 10 students who got C+ and above but had below 200 marks.
- To check exam SMS index no-followed by KCSE to 20076
- 16 subject recorded improvement, 11 subject recorded decline and 3 subjects no significant change. Kiswahili, English, Physics, Biology performance improved.
- 699,754 candidates sat for the exam, 51% male, 49% female. Exam irregularities: 1309 candidates results canceled.
- 125,746 candidates got c+ and above, 627 A compared with 315 the last year 2018, 5,796 A- compared with 3,417 the last year 2018.
- Female candidates performed better in Eng, Physics, Kiswahili, History, and Art
Top 10 secondary schools
|Name of the School||Number of A’s|
|1||Kenya High||76 A|
|2||Kapsabet Boys||49 A|
|3||Alliance High||48 A|
|4||Moi Kabara Kabarak||30 A|
|5||Alliance Girls||27 A|
|6||Mary Hill||25 A|
|8||Nairobi School||23 A|
|9||Mangu High||23 A|
|10||Moi Girls Eldoret||21 A|
TOP 10 Candidates in KCSE 2019
|Name of the candidate||Points||School|
|2||Maryanne Njeri||87.087||Kenya High|
|6||Kizito Ezra||86.96||Kenya high|
|9||Irene Cheragat Aileen||86.9||Moi forces Lanet|
|10||Laura Cheragat Ruto||86.53|
Best improved KCSE 2019 candidates
|Names||KCPE marks||KCSE Grade||School|
|1||Milkah Wanjiru||179||B-||Kandara Sec|
|2||Mwikali Munyoki||199||B-||Mama Maria Sec|
|3||Sharon Chepkoech||183||C+||Thairi Sec|
|4||Mbugua Macharia||C+||Kiambaa Sec|
|6||Timothy Mureti||194||C+||Kirindara Sec|
|7||Muchai Gachie||277||A+||Nyakiambi SEc|
The KNEC CEO Dr. Mercy Karogo condoled the family of the three families of the three examiners who died during the marking of this year’s exam. “This year 26,597 examiners were involved in marking this year involved 26,597 markers,” said Dr. Mercy Karogo.
The TSC CEO Dr. Nancy during the release cautioned private school proprietors to avoid employing unregistered teachers.
“This year we recorded least no of teachers being involved in exam malpractices,” said Dr. Nancy TSC CEO
During exam period cases of cheating were detected in 21 exam station and 90 phones were confiscated. This year 699,745 students sat for the exam.
Present during the release at the KNEC headquarters were officials of KNUT, KUPPET, KISE, KESSHA, others were education officials from Uganda and Tanzania