2019 Registration Deadline
Below is a procedure of how to register for KCSE and KCPE 2019 examinations, dates,deadlines and submission of registration forms.
KCSE Registration Deadline 2019
KNEC on KCSE and KCPE 2019 Registration of Candidates
The registration of candidates for the 2019 KCPE, and KCSE examinations will start from 2nd January 2019 and end on 15th February,2019.
Deadline: There will be no late registration of candidates.
Number of Candidates required to register KCSE or KCPE Center
Any school that has between 6 and 15 candidates will be hosted by another centre to be determined by the Sub County Director of Education. The information on such schools should be submitted to KNEC together with the registration materials. The hosted school will retain its code during registration of candidates. Schools with less than five (5) candidates are advised to register their candidates in another approved examination centre.
Head teachers and Sub County Education Officers are required to log onto the KNEC website: www.knec-portal.ac.ke for capturing of the registration details of the candidates and uploading of the photographs using the registration password for the respective examination center.
All candidates must be registered where they have been learning. Registration in two centres (double registration) will be treated as an examination malpractice.
KCPE and KCSE 2019 issuance of Index Numbers
All candidates for both KCPE and KCSE examination will be issued with an INDEX NUMBER as per the schools ADMISSION REGISTER NOT class performance as was the case in previous years.
Requirements of New School Registration for KCSE and KCPE 2019 exams
New schools wishing to be registered as KNEC examinations should submit to KNEC the following:
- Valid registration certificate from the County Director of Education;
- Duly filled inspection questionnaire from theSub County Director of Education;
- Duly filled application form from the school.This information should reach KNEC by 31st December, 2018.
NB: Expired registration certificates will not be accepted.
How to get a KNEC sub-county CODE
New Sub Counties wishing to be allocated a KNEC code and coding of the schools should submit the following to KNEC:
- A Kenya Gazette notice legalizing the creation of the Sub County;
- List of Schools showing their previous codes and the proposed new codes;
- Location of the storage facility (Container) and details of the Deputy County Commissioner (DCC) or Assistant Deputy County Commissioner (ADCC) office.
- This information should reach KNEC before 31stDecember 2018.
KCSE 2019 Registration of Private Candidates
All private candidates shall be registered at the Sub County Director of Education.
Candidates wishing to register privately will be required to download the private candidate 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. Private candidates are not allowed to individually deposit money-into the KNEC collection accounts and Sub-County Education Officers are asked to ensure compliance to this regulation.
KCPE 2019 Registration of Private Candidates
All non – formal centers 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 non-formal schools for the KCPE examination are required to submit their registration certificate from the Ministry of Education (MoE);
All Heads of Institutions and Sub County Education officers registering private candidates are asked to note that there will be no keying or amending of candidates’ details after 15th February, 2019.