Rigathi Gachagua warns cartels trying to steal exams: ‘We want a level playing field’


  • The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) will oversee the 2022 KCPE and KCSE exams
  • On Friday November 11, Rigathi Gachagua presided over the launch of the national exam season
  • During the event, Rigathi Gachagua issued a stern warning to anyone found guilty of exam leaks

Vice President Rigathi Gachagua issued a stern warning to what he said were exam cartels ahead of the exam season.

Rigathi Gachagua spoke at the New Mitihani House in South C, Nairobi. Photo: Ministry of Education.
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Gachagua spoke on Friday, November 11 at New Mitihani House in South C, Nairobi, where he presided over the launch of the national exam season.

The Second Command said stern action would be taken against anyone guilty of leaks.

Rigathi Gachagua’s Severe Warning to Review Cartels

Gachagua warned of unscrupulous agents in the education sector supposed to help cheat in exams, saying they would not be spared either.

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He said the government is committed to giving learners a level playing field as they strive to advance their education and secure a brighter future.

“We want to have a level playing field for every child to score what they deserve and join their favorite high schools and colleges in a competitive way. We call for vigilance and accountability. The culprits will be dealt with decisively,” he explained.

National exam season

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) will oversee the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) National Examinations 2022 between November and December this year.

Rehearsals for the KCPE, as well as the Kenya Primary Education Assessment (KPSEA), will take place on November 25, 2022, with exams officially starting on November 28 and ending on November 30, 2022.

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KCSE, on the other hand, will be repeated on November 18 and will start between November 21 and December 23, 2022.

The council will also hold rehearsals for the Diploma of Early Childhood Teacher Education (DECTE) on November 18 and administer the exams from November 21 to November 25, 2022.

What candidates are expected to do

The KNEC KCSE exam schedule is one of the key factors determining the performance of candidates in their national exams.

It offers a complete guide to the specific date and time of each item.

The general instructions to follow during this period are also offered to students and their teachers.

Based on the KCSE exam schedule in 2022, the first exam session will start at 8:00 am.

On the other hand, the start time of the second session tests will be that indicated by the revised calendar.

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