Examinations Administration Department

Mrs Edah Muiruri, Head of Examinations Administration Department

General overview

The department conducts the registration of candidate, field administration of the examinations, marking of the scripts, processing of results and issuance of results and certificates to the candidates.

Divisions and sections of the department

School Administration Preparatory Services Division coordinates all aspects of administration of KCPE, KCSE, PTE, ECDE, SNE Non-formal education and foreign examinations. The aspects include, the registration of candidates, production of packing lists, co-ordination of centering and dispatch of examinations materials to the field, receipt of the scripts from the field and processing and issuing of examination results. In addition, the division coordinates the printing, checking and dispatch of result slips and certificates wherever applicable. The activities of the division are handled through the following three sections:

1..a) KCPE Examination Administration Preparatory Services Section

1..b) KCSE Examination Administration Preparatory Services

1..c) PTE, ECDE, Non-Formal and Special Education Examinations Administration Preparatory Services Section

1..d) Foreign examinations section

 

Post School Examinations Administration Preparatory Services Division coordinates all aspects of administration of Business and Technical examinations. The aspects include, the registration of candidates, production of packing lists, co-ordination of centering and dispatch of examinations materials to the field, receipt of the scripts from the field and processing and issuing of examination results. In addition, the division coordinates the printing, checking and dispatch of result slips and certificates wherever applicable. The activities of the division are handled through the following two  sections:

 

a) Technical Examinations Preparatory Services

b) Business and management Examinations Preparatory Services

Field administration of Examinations Services Division reports to the department of Examination Administration on all matter pertaining to the field administration of all KNEC examinations. The division ensures the proper co-ordination and supervision of field services relating to examinations. These include recruitment of supervisors and invigilators, recruitment and training of examiners, the coordination of marking of all KNEC examinations. In addition it is responsible for the administration of all assessment projects and practical.

 

 

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The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) was established by the Government of Kenya in 1980. Through an Act of Parliament (CAP 225A) as a non-profit making institution to conduct school and post-school national examinations except university examinations and award certificates to successful candidates.