Kenya National Examinations Council KNEC Registration Deadline 2023-2024
KNEC Registration Deadline – Details:
Use the Query Management Information System (QMIS) to find out KNEC’S Registration Deadline via http://qmis.knec.ac.ke
Query Management Information System (QMIS)
The Query Management Information System (QMIS) is an electronic platform for online submission and processing of queries relating to examination results such as Certification of Examination Results for candidates who have lost their certificates, Confirmation of Examination Results and Equation of Foreign Qualifications.
Other queries handled by the system include:-
- Bio data amendments (name, photo, gender, year of birth, birth certificate number, citizenship, entry code.
- Direct Recoveries for KCPE/KCSE result slips, certificates and result printout.
- Results (marks) queries i.e. absenteeism, missing marks and payment queries.
Below is a detailed schedule of the QMIS process:-
A client needs a computer/mobile phone with internet access.
- Use the web address https://qmis.knec.ac.ke to access the QMIS system;
- If new, the user is then prompted to register, a registered user however logs in using their credentials;
- The Client then accesses the User Manual. The User can at this point identify the requirements relevant to his query and upload scanned copies of the requisite documents;
- They then make a payment of the amount as prompted by the system. Payments are by M-pesa;
- Upon successful processing of the query, KNEC, using the Client’s provided email or phone number, notifies them to collect their processed document(s). A client is at the point of collection required to avail original copies of the documents they had attached during the application process.
NB: The Client username and password are confidential. Do not disclose these to a third party. You MUST key in a valid email address and/or mobile phone number to receive feedback.
When do I get my result slip and certificate after the release of examination results?
Result slips are dispatched to the Sub County Directors of Education to be collected by the heads of institutions within one month after the release for KCPE and KCSE examinations.
Certificates are received by the school 8 months after sitting examinations. Certificates for Teacher Colleges and TVET (Post School) examinations are collected within KNEC premises by College Principals.
Registration of Candidates
Registration of candidates for the KNEC examinations is based on the Regulations and Syllabuses for specific examination which give the guidelines and procedures required for the registration of candidates.
After all the information for the candidates has been keyed online, heads of institutions/schools MUST re-check the online report thoroughly to ensure that it is accurate. The head institution must then download the list of candidates, sign and stamp on the space provided and indicate all other details required in the nominal roll after verification.
The Ministry of Education will remit examination fees for all KCPE and KCSE candidates for both private and public schools. However the following candidates will be required to pay examination fees:-
- KCPE and KCSE private candidates
- Candidate in prisons
- Teacher Education candidates
- Business and Technical examinations candidates
The Registration of the mentioned KNEC examinations is done online.
Registration Of Candidates with Special Needs
The Kenya National Examinations Council has categorized the candidates with special needs as follows:-
- Visually impaired – low vision and blind candidates
- Hearing impaired candidates
- Physically challenged candidates
- Mentally Challenged candidates
Information on the above candidates giving details of index number, subjects and degree of impairment must be captured during registration.Depending on the degree of impairment, the Council will facilitate the candidates appropriately upon receipt of supporting evidence from competent medical authority.
For Candidate Registration visit click the button below:
All Examination fees must be paid through any of the following banks:-
- Co-operative Bank.
- National Bank of Kenya.
- Equity Bank.
- Kenya Commercial Bank.
A candidate is considered duly registered after fulfilling the following:
- Candidate’s details are successfully uploaded onto the registration platform for the specific examination.
- The subjects are duly selected as per subject cluster as stipulated in the regulations governing the specific examination.
- Payment of fees where applicable (examination fees is not refundable or transferable to another candidate nor to another year)
- Submission of all the candidates’ registration materials to KNEC
Registration of examination centres
Any new institution wishing to register candidates for KNEC examinations must fulfill the following:-
- Submit a valid registration certificate from the Ministry of Education; in case of school (KCPE & KCSE) and Teacher Education examinations.
- Business and Technical examination centres should submit a report from Technical, Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA).
- Complete and submit an application form for registration of a new examination centre which is available on KNEC website
- Submit a questionnaire duly filled by the Sub-County Director of Education or the Kenya National Examinations Council after inspection of the centre. This must be accompanied by a report giving recommendations on the status of the institution;
(The application must reach KNEC a year before registration of the candidates).
- When an examination centre relocates to a new premise it is required to apply to KNEC for re-inspection
The Council reserves the right to combine examination centres for purposes of ease of administration of examinations and for security reasons.
Brief Summary OF Registration Of Examination Centres
The minimum candidature that an examination centre is allowed to present for the various examinations is:-
- KCPE and KCSE – fifteen (15) candidates.
- Business, Technical and Teacher Education – ten (10) candidates.
- Foreign Examinations – fifteen (15) candidates.
Examination centres presenting fewer candidates than the required minimum are not recognized as examination centres and should be hosted by other examination centres.
Prisons and institutions presenting candidates with special needs are exempted from the above rule.
All examination centres are expected to log onto the KNEC Registration portal for specific examination and enter the candidates’ details using the school/centre registration password.