The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) has rejected FAKE news circulating around social media. The Examination Organ has encouraged learners to focus on revision and avoid following websites claiming the Timetable has been revised.
News around media has been claiming the Council has looked into candidates cries and altered the original Examination schedule to suit their wishes.
However, Parents and teachers have also been warned to avoid involving themselves in examination cheating is is may attract tuff penalties.
Examination malpractices come as a result of pressure for better results from Parents, school heads and class teachers.
Any person who:
- a) gains access to examination material and knowingly reveals the contents, whether orally or in writing, to an unauthorized party, whether a candidate or not, will be in violation of Section 27 of the Act and the penalty will be imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years, or a fine not exceeding two million shillings or both;
- b) willfully and maliciously damages examination material will be in violation of Section 30 of the Act and the penalty will be imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or a fine not exceeding five million shillings or both;
- c) is not registered to take a KNEC examination but, with intent to impersonate, presents or attempts to present himself to take the part of an enrolled candidate will be in violation of Section 31 of the Act, and shall be guilty of an offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or a fine not exceeding two million shillings or both and shall be prohibited from taking an examination conducted by or on behalf of the Council for a period of three years.
“KNEC once again reminds the public that the KCPE/KCSE examinations timetables for March/April 2022 have not been revised. The timetables are available on the KNEC website. Ignore any reports claiming that the timetables have been revised.” KNEC
Below is the original Timetables for the examination.