KPSEA Timetable, Instructions And Guidelines

By | May 29, 2024

INSTRUCTIONS AND SCHEDULE OF PAPERS FOR THE 2024 KPSEA
The time allowed for each paper is indicated against the name of the paper and NO EXTRA TIME IS TO BE ALLOWED. Time for reading through questions is part of the time shown on the question paper except where special paper instructions indicate differently. Supervisors and Invigilators should ensure that candidates are issued with personalized mark sheets that bear their correct names and assessment numbers.

DAYS, DATES, SESSIONS AND DURATION OF 2024 KPSEA
ITEM DAY & DATE SESSION ITEM
NO. PAPER DURATION
2.1 FRIDAY
25.10.2024 REHEARSAL DAY
2.2 DAY 1
MONDAY
28.10.2024
8.30 am – 9.50 am 1. Mathematics 1 hour 20 minutes
8.30 am – 9.50 am 2. Mathematics (Large print) 1 hour 20 minutes
8.30 am – 10.20 am 3. Mathematics (Braille) 1 hour 50 minutes
10.20 am – 10.50 am BREAK 30 minutes
10.50 am -11.50 am 4. English 1 hour
10.50 am -11.50 am 5. English (Large print) 1 hour
10.50 am -12.10 pm 6. English (Hearing impaired) 1 hour 20 minutes
10.50 am -12.10 pm 7. English (Braille) 1 hour 20 minutes
2.3 DAY 2
TUESDAY
29.10.2024
8.30 am – 10.10 am 8. Integrated Science 1 hour 40 minutes
8.30 am – 10.10 am 9. Integrated Science (Large print) 1 hour 40 minutes
8.30 am – 10.40 am 10. Integrated Science (Braille) 2 hours 10 minutes
10.40 am – 11.10 am BREAK 30 minutes
11.10 am – 12.10 pm 11. Kiswahili 1 hour
11.10 am – 12.10 pm 12. Kiswahili (Large print) 1 hour
11.10 am – 12.30 pm 13. Kiswahili (Braille) 1 hour 20 minutes
11.10 am – 12.10 pm 14. Kenyan Sign Language 1 hour
2.4 DAY 3
WEDNESDAY
30.10.2024
8.30 am – 10.10 am 15. Creative Arts & Social studies 1 hour 40 minutes
8.30 am – 10.10 am 16. Creative Arts & Social Studies
(Large print) 1 hour 40 minutes
8.30 am – 10.40 am 17.
Creative Arts & Social Studies
(Braille) 2 hours 10 minutes

3.0 INSTRUCTIONS AND GUIDELINES TO SUPERVISORS, TEACHERS AND CANDIDATES
3.1 INSTRUCTIONS TO SUPERVISORS AND INVIGILATORS
Supervisors and invigilators should call the attention of the candidates to the Instructions/Guidelines and remind the candidates to adhere to them. They should also ensure that candidates are issued with personalized answer sheets that have their correct names and assessment numbers.
3.2 INSTRUCTIONS TO TEACHERS
TEACHERS are advised to ensure that candidates clearly understand the instructions given below and are aware of the penalties for assessment irregularities or misconduct. Candidates are required to follow these instructions carefully.
3.3 INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
3.3.1 Avail yourself for searching outside the assessment room and be seated at your desk/table 15 minutes before the time scheduled for the paper. Morning sessions will start at 8.30 a.m.
3.3.2 A candidate who arrives late will be required to give a satisfactory reason to the Supervisor. Only in exceptional circumstances will a paper be given to any candidate who is late by more than half an hour. Punctuality should be observed for all papers.
3.3.3 Ensure that your name and assessment number have been written and crossed correctly on the answer sheet.
3.3.4 Check to ensure that each page of your question paper is printed.
3.4 CAUTION TO CANDIDATES
3.4.1 You are not allowed to leave the assessment room before the end of the period allocated for the paper except with special permission from the Supervisor. NO CANDIDATE SO PERMITTED TO LEAVE MAY TAKE A QUESTION PAPER
OR ANSWER SHEET/SCRIPT OUT OF THE ASSESSMENT ROOM.
3.4.2 Do not leave a sheet of paper you have written on or your answers in such a position that another candidate can read them. You should not give or obtain unfair assistance, or attempt to do so, whether by copying or in any other way, and your work should not show proof of such unfair assistance.
3.4.3 No communication whatsoever in whatever manner between candidates or with outsiders is allowed during the assessment.
3.4.4 You are not allowed to have in your possession or your proximity while in the assessment room, any book, notes, papers or any other materials whatsoever except the correct question papers and any materials expressly authorized by the Kenya National Examinations Council.
3.4.5 You must return immediately to the Supervisor any question paper that has smudges, errors or is badly printed.
3.4.6 You must not take any used or unused paper out of the assessment room. Any rough work must be done on the official question paper.
3.4.7 Any misconduct or causing of disturbance in or near the assessment room will be treated as an assessment irregularity.
3.4.8 Cell phones or any other electronic communication device are prohibited in assessment centres. Any candidate caught in possession of a cell phone/any other electronic communication device will have his/her results cancelled.
3.5 PENALTY FOR ASSESSMENT IRREGULARITIES
3.5.1 The KNEC Act No. 29 of 2012 Offences and Penalties stated in Sections 27 to 40 for cases of assessment irregularities will apply. Some of the highlights in these Sections state that:
3.5.1.1 A candidate who commits an assessment irregularity in any paper will have the results for the WHOLE SUBJECT cancelled. Such a candidate will not be entitled to a result for the subject. This will be reflected as (00).
3.5.1.2 If there is evidence of widespread irregularities in any assessment centre, the assessment results for the whole centre will be cancelled.
3.5.1.3 Any person who:
a) gains access to assessment material and knowingly reveals the contents, whether orally or in writing, to an unauthorized party, whether a candidate or not, will violate Section 27of the Act and the penalty will be imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years, or a fine not exceeding two million shillings or both;
b) willfully and maliciously damaging assessment material will violate Section 30 of the Act and the penalty will be imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or a fine not exceeding five million shillings or both;
c) is not registered to take a KNEC assessment but, with intent to impersonate, presents or attempts to present himself to take the part of an enrolled candidate will violate Section 31 of the Act, and shall be guilty of an offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or a fine not exceeding two million shillings
or both and shall be prohibited from taking an assessment conducted by or on behalf of the Council for three years.
3.5.2 Please ensure that you do not commit any assessment irregularity to avoid having your results cancelled.