2012 KCSE Examination Results Release on March 1st 2013


This is to inform candidates, parents/guardians, stakeholders and the general public that the 2012 KCSE examination results for the 436,349 candidates who sat this examination will be released on Friday 1st March 2013 by KNEC and the Minister for Education Hon. Mutula Kilonzo. 

Examination results for the 42,457 candidates who sat the 2012 November Series Business and Technical examinations will also be released on the same day. 

The exercise will be held at Mitihani House Calendonia off Denis Pritt Road starting at 9.00 a.m. In preparation for this, candidates, principals and parents/guardians are advised as follows:

1.0 After the release, candidates are advised to collect their examination results from the respective examination centres where they registered for the examination.

The examination results can be received by sending the candidate’s index number through a short text message (sms) to 5052 immediately after release.

2.0 Upon receipt of their examination results, the candidates, principals and parents/guardians are advised to thoroughly scrutinize their results for correctness and ensure accuracy of the following:

2.1 candidates’ particulars i.e. names, index number and gender;

2.2 school name and code; and

2.3 individual subject grades.

3.0 Any discrepancy noted should be communicated to KNEC as a query within one month (30 days) of release of the examination results. This includes appeals for remarking.

4.0 Candidates who have their examination results withheld will receive a letter through their head teacher explaining why the examination results have been withheld. Such candidates must submit the required documents through their respective schools and NOT directly to the Council, by Monday 1st April 2013.

5.0 Candidates who were involved in any form of examination irregularity will have their examination results cancelled and they will be advised in writing through their respective head of schools on release of the examination results. Principals are expected to inform candidates, whose results have been cancelled and parents/ guardians are asked to get this information from the principals instead of travelling all the way to the Council. The Council wishes to advice that cancelled results are never re-marked.

6.0 Through this notice, Directors from the Ministry of Education as well as National representatives from the following relevant stakeholders based in Nairobi are also invited:

6.1 Kenya Private Schools Association (KEPSA)

6.2 Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (KESSHA)

6.3 Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET)

6.4 Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT)

6.5 Kenya National Parents and Teachers Association (KENPTA)

6.6 Kenya Union of Special Needs Teachers (KUSNET

6.7 Kenya Association of Technical Teacher Institutes (KATTI).


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