Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu has officially announced the results for the 2022 Kenya Certificate of Secondary School Education (KCSE) examinations.
Speaking at Mitihani House in Nairobi on Friday, January 20, the CS said a total of 1,146 candidates obtained an overall grade of A plain, representing 0.13 per cent of the candidates who sat for the examinations in November last year.
The number of top scorers increased by 308 compared to 1,138 candidates who scared A plain in 2021.
On the other hand, the CS said, the number of candidates with minimum university entry qualification of Grade C+ and above rose to 173,345 (19.03%) in the year 2022 KCSE examination compared to 145,776 (17.55%) in 2021.
The number of candidates with a mean grade D+ and above in the 2022 KCSE Examination is 522,588 (59.14%) compared with 442,251 (53.29%) in 2021.
The CS also noted that the number of students who scored grade E in 2022 declined significantly to 30,822 (3.49%) despite the increase in candidature, compared with 46,151 (5.56%) in 2021.
“This clearly leads us to conclude that most of the candidates scored grades of higher quality. Most significantly, all the remaining candidates are legible to join TVET institutions, Teacher Training Colleges, Medical Training Colleges and other tertiary learning institutions for various courses,” the CS said.
A total of 881,416 candidates sat for the 2022 KCSE exams. Out of these 443,644 were male while 437,772 were female.
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