Candidates who sat for their Kenya Certificate of Primary Education(KCPE) exams 2020 will join Form One on August 2nd, 2021.
Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha disclosed the new dates Tuesday as he launched the Form One 2021 selection exercise at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD).
During the launch, Education CS George Magoha said that a total of 585,942 girls compared to 585,323 boys joining Form one.
“We have 17,406 girls and 18,848 joining national schools this year,” he said.
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“We have strictly applied the principles of equity, fairness, merit, transparency, inclusiveness and affirmative action in the form one selection and that is why the placement has taken longer,” he added.
The Education CS also noted that 53,000 KCPE 2020 candidates applied for the Elimu Scholarship Programme under the Education Ministry.
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