We are ready, exams agency tells studentsby Ainra Afaafa 08/10/2015 15:21:00 0 comments 1 Views
Kenya National Examination Council on Thursday announced that it was prepared for the Form Four national examination’s theory papers that start on Monday.
The council also said 47 students from Bongwe Secondary School in Msambweni, Kwale County who were not registered for the examination will not be allowed to sit for it.
Exam council’s senior deputy secretary Ambia Noor told the National Assembly’s education committee yesterday that the examination will be taken in 35,045 examination centres across the country.
Ms Noor said distribution of examination material has started and will run till October 10.
Ms Noor added that 126,807 officials will be involved in the examination while areas where they will be problems due to El Niño rains examination papers will be airlifted.
A total of 525,802 candidates will sit for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations while 937,467 candidates will take the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination which next month.
Committee members had demanded that the 47 students be allowed to sit for the examination but council insisted that there was no such provision.
Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi who was present called on Teachers Service Commission to take action against teachers who fail to register students.