KNEC – Kenya National Examination Council

KNEC-Kenya National Examination Council. KNEC is a very vital body in Kenya. Since its establishment in 1980, KNEC has been conducting examinations in Kenya at primary, secondary and college level. In addition of conducting exams, KNEC also issues certificates for the exams they administer.

KNEC Kenya National Examination Council

Every year hundreds of student visit KNEC website- to get several services that are available in the website. Below we look at services you can access on KNEC website

KNEC KCPE registration form

KNEC KSCE registration form

KNEC KSCE private candidate registration form

KNEC guideline to examination

KNEC Teacher education examination guideline to examination

KNEC KCSE/KCPE timetables

KNEC invigilators and supervisor

As KNEC administers exam every year they need assistance of professional to manage the whole process. Through Teacher Service Commission, KNEC recruits its invigilators and supervisor both at the primary and secondary level. The number of KNEC invigilators and supervisor depends on the number of candidates seating for the exams. Teachers from private schools should be registered with TSC so as to qualify to be selected.

Payment of KNEC invigilators and supervisor

KNEC invigilators and supervisor are paid once the whole process is through and their details are verified. The actual payment is mostly expected in the first months in the following year in which the exams were done.

Payment of KNEC Examiners

KNEC will refund expenses incurred by examiners as they present them in the marking center below are some of the expenses to be refunded

  1. a) Coordination fee and basic fee allowance per day;
  2. b) Travel expense or transport from the examiners’ official examiner addresses to the marking

During KNEC payments to Examiners one must produce the original copy of ID.

How to get a replacement of KNEC certificates

Before April 2017, it was possible to get your Kenya National Examinations Council certificate replaced. However, beginning April 2017, KNEC announced that it will no longer replace any certificates. Instead of issuing another certificate it will now issue a notification sheet showing when one sat for the exam. The current confirmation of certificate will cost Kenya shillings 2320

To get the above confirmation one will need to write an application and the application can be collected from at KNEC offices. KNEC advises that confirmation will take 10 days

KNEC offices

KNEC Head Office/ Head quater
Located at National Housing Corporation (NHC) House, along Aga Khan Walk,
Tel:+254 020 3317412 / 3317413 / 3317419 / 3317427 / 3341027
3341050 / 3341071 / 3341098 / 3341113 / 2213381
Fax: +254-020- 2226032


KNEC Office in Industrial area
Located along Likoni Road, Industrial area.
Tel: +254 -0206 650820 / 020-6650822 /0206 650821
Mobile: 0732333530 /0720741003
Orange Line: 0775471980/0775471997

KNEC Office at Mtihani House
Located in Mitihani House along Dennis Pritt Road in Kilimani
Tel:+254 – 020-2713874 / 020-2711536/ 020-2713894 / 020-2713845
Mobile: 0703448667/0734333360