Exam Fever Hits As Over 1M KCPE Candidates Sit For National Exam

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A total of 1,003,556 candidates will sit the KCPE  beginning Tuesday 31st October, while 615,773 will sit for KCSE in this year’s national exams. KCPE candidates are expected to start their rehearsals on today while the rehearsals for the KCSE candidates are scheduled for November 3.

Although KCSE is set to begin later this week, those form four candidates who registered for home science practicals will write the examination papers today, Monday 30th October. The paper was postponed following disruptions of the examination’s schedule because of last Thursday’s repeat presidential election.

According to the timetable by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC), KCSE examinations will take one month while KCPE examinations will last three days starting Tuesday. KCPE candidates will then proceed to sit for their Mathematics, English language and composition which will be done on Tuesday. Kiswahili lugha and insha will be done on the second day.

The three-day examination is scheduled to end on November 2 with the candidates expected to sit for their Science and religious studies papers.

 

This article was first published on Capital News.

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