KNEC Exam Timetable 2023: Instructions and Guidelines Released for KCSE Examinations
KNEC issued a stern warning stating that any candidate found engaging in examination malpractice in any paper will face severe consequences.
On Tuesday, May 9, the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) issued the timetable, instructions, and guidelines for the upcoming Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations in 2023.
KNEC Announces KCSE 2023 Timetable
As per the latest announcement from KNEC, the examination schedule has been confirmed. The exams are scheduled to commence on Thursday, October 10, and conclude on Friday, November 24. Additionally, KNEC has revealed that students will be engaged in various projects from January 2023 to July 2023. These projects will cover disciplines such as Art and Design, Agriculture, Woodwork, Metalwork, Building Construction, and Computer Studies.
How to Download KCSE Exam Timetable 2023
You can access the KCSE exam timetable for 2023 on KNEC's Official site where you can also download a copy. You can view it below in the meantime.
KCSE 2023 Rehearsal Date
To ensure thorough preparation for the oral, practical, and theoretical subjects, a nationwide rehearsal has been scheduled for Thursday, October 10. This rehearsal aims to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge required to excel in their exams.
KNEC Instructions and Guidelines for Students
KNEC issued the following instructions and guidelines for students when undertaking KCSE 2023 National Examinations.
- All first session examination papers will start at 8.00 a.m. and second session examination papers will start at 2.00 pm as indicated on the timetable.
- The time allowed for each paper is indicated against the name of the paper and NO EXTRA TIME IS TO BE ALLOWED. In case of any discrepancy, the time stated on the question paper should be taken as the correct one. Time for reading through questions is part of the time shown on the question paper except where special paper instructions indicate otherwise.
- Supervisors and Invigilators should ensure that candidates have written their names, index numbers and have signed on their answer scripts before they collect the answer scripts from each candidate while the candidates should ensure that they only take the subjects they are registered for.
- Schools should upload marks for subjects with a Project component by 21 st April 2023 for Milestone 1 and 31st July 2023 for Milestone 2 where applicable.
KNEC Warns Students Against Exam Cheating During KCSE 2023
KNEC issued a stern warning stating that any candidate found engaging in examination malpractice in any paper will face severe consequences. In such cases, the results for the entire subject will be nullified, and the candidate will not receive a result but will be assigned a "Y" grade overall, as mentioned in a notice from KNEC.
Furthermore, KNEC cautioned that if there is substantial evidence of widespread irregularities detected in any examination center, the examination results for the entire center will be invalidated. This serves as a reminder of the strict measures in place to maintain the integrity and fairness of the examinations.
KNEC Calls KCPE and KCSE 2021 Candidates to Collect their Certificates
KNEC also recently announced that candidates who sat for KCPE and KCSE in 2021 can go collect their certificates from their respective schools.
May 2, 2023