The announcement will be made at Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) offices in the presence of education officials.

A total of 831,015 candidates registered for the examination which were administered at 10,413 centres.

The 2021 KCSE candidature recorded a larger population as compared to last year. In 2020, 752,602 candidates were registered for the examinations. 78,424 more candidates sat the examinations this year and therefore recording a 10.42% increase.

In the last KCSE results the top candidate was Robinson Wanjala from Murang’a High School.

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In the overall grade summary for 2020 KCSE results, 893 candidates, representing 0.12 per cent, scored a mean grade of an A plain and above.

A total of 6420 candidates, 0.85 per cent, scored grade A- (minus). A total of 7313 candidates scored grade A- (minus) and above.

14,427 candidates, 1.92 per cent, scooped grade Grade B+ (plus) with 21,740 being the cumulative number of candidates who scored at least a grade B+.

A total of 287 students who sat the 2020 KCSE examination had their results cancelled over various exam malpractices.

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Checking of Exam Results

KCSE 2021 candidates can check their exams results by sending their index to SMS 20076. The results will only be available once they have officially been released by education CS George Magoha.

The SMS costs Kenya Shillings 20.00 on Safaricom, Airtel, and Telkom networks.

School and candidates’ performance updates will be provided after the exam are out.

How to Check KCSE Results 2020/2021 Online

To check your 2021 /2022 KNEC KCSE results online, go to the KNEC website: and enter your Index number.

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To use this method to check 2021/2022 results you only need to remember your index number and access your mobile phone or computer Here is the procedure

  • Visit the Official KNEC website on (
  • Check for the KCSE Results tab, click on it
  • Select the year you sat for the Exams
  • Enter your Index number.
  • Finally click the Submit button.
  • Your KCSE results should show on the screen after a while.


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