KNEC SRBS Staff Retirement Benefit Scheme

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KNEC SRBS Staff Retirement Benefit Scheme

KNEC SRBS Staff Retirement Benefit Scheme – See details below:


“Superior benefits for dignified retirement”


“To successfully and prudently manage scheme benefits through ethical standards.”




  1. Integration: the trustees and service provider uphold the highest standard of integration in the management of the schemes funds.
  2. Accounting: the trustees and service providers make decision for the best interest of the members and thus expected to be accounted for all the decision made.
  3. Innovation: the trustee and service provider are expected to consult seek new ideas and opportunities to grow the scheme funds and improve management of the scheme for the benefit of the members.
  4. Professionalism: the trustees and service providers to carry out their duties in line with professional and statutory guidelines, rules and regulations.
  5. Team spirit: the trustee team to work together by complement and supporting each other for the benefit of the members.
  6. Customer focus: scheme members are the primary customer and therefore at all times the trustee will consider the best way in which to serve and meet the needs of the customer/ scheme members.


The main goal of the scheme is to provide retirement and other benefits for KNEC staff and their respective dependents on a sustainable basis.


  1. To register members.
  2. To invest members’ contribution.
  3. To keep custody of scheme assets.
  4. To pay benefits to members and their dependents.
  5. To educate members.
  6. To ensure audit of scheme.
  7. To comply with the retirement Benefit Authority (RBA) to comply with the National Treasury requirements, Income Tax Act requirements and any other legislative requirement.


Board Of Trustees

Mr. Justus Wabwile                      – BOT Chairman &Member elected Trustee
Prof. George A.O. Magoha          –  Sponsor nominated Trustee
Dr. Mercy Karogo                         –  Sponsor nominated Trustee
Dr. Julius O. Jwan                       –   Sponsor nominated Trustee
Dr.John Ondigo  Osati                –   Sponsor nominated Trustee
Ms.Justina  Korir                         –   Member elected Trustee and Trust Secretary
Ms. Crucifixa Makunda              –   Member elected Trustee
Mr.Jacob Omulo                          –   Member elected Trustee

Pension Officer
Ms. Deborah Kerubo

Service Providers

Investment managers
GenAfrica Assets Managers Limited
1st Floor, Arlington Block,
14 Riverside
Business Park, Off Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 79217-00200

African Alliance Kenya Investment Bank Limited
4th Floor, Kenya Re Towers Upper Hill
Off Ragati Road
P.O. Box 27639-00506

Stanbic Bank of Kenya Limited
Stanbic Bank Centre
Chiromo road
P.O. Box 30550 – 00100

Maingi & Associates
Certified Public Accountants (Kenya)
3rd Floor, Pension Towers, Loita Street
P.O. Box 76172 – 00508

Zamara  Administrators and Consultants Limited 10th Floor, Landmark Plaza
Argwings Kodhek Road, Opposite Nairobi Hospital
P.O. Box 52439-00200 City Square Nairobi.

Zamara Actuaries and Consultants Limited
10th Floor, Landmark Plaza
Argwings Kodhek Road, Opposite Nairobi Hospital
P.O. Box 52439-00200 City Square

Our Teacher Examinations

The Teacher Education Examinations are professional examinations administered to persons wishing to join the teaching profession at various levels. These examinations are listed below: –

  • Primary Teacher Education (PTE)
  • Diploma in Teacher Education (DTE)
  • Teacher Certificate in Adult Education (TCAE)
  • Diploma in Special Needs Education Part I and II
  • Early Childhood Development Education
    • Proficiency
    • Certificate and
    • Diploma Examination (ECDE)


1.KNEC exam timetable

2.KNEC verification form

3.KNEC online registration

ECDE Examinations

Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE) examinations are courses taken by students who wish to specialize in Early Childhood Education.

The teachers who pursue the course are awarded with either Diploma or Certificate in ECDE after two years of study.

Click here to read more about the KNEC ECDE Registration Guidelines 2023-2024.

SNE Examinations

Diploma in Special Needs Education (SNE) examination is a two year course taken by teachers who wish to specialize in Special Needs Education after they complete the teacher training course at various levels. The teachers who pursue the course are awarded with Diploma in Special Needs Education.

DTE Examinations

Diploma in Teacher Education (DTE) examination is a three year course taken by students who wish to be teachers at secondary school level after they complete the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination. The students who pursue the course are awarded with Diploma in Teacher Education.


Our Business & Technical Examinations

The Business and Technical Examinations are categorized under Post School examinations. These are professional examinations offered to candidates who have completed primary and/or secondary school education. The examinations are offered twice a year during the months of July and November. All courses are offered in both series.

Categories of examinations in Business Technical examinations.

  1. i) Single and Group – this is an examination where candidates can sit for single papers and obtain a certificate. After completion of the course, the certificates are combined into three levels of elementary, intermediate and advanced. With the advanced certificate, candidates can proceed to Higher Diploma or Degree level of education.
  2. ii) Artisan– these level places emphasis on acquisition/mastery of practical skills. Candidates are awarded after passing practical examinations. The levels are:
  • Certificate courses
  • Diploma courses
  • Higher Diploma courses

Those who successfully complete any of the above courses can proceed to the next stage or join the job market. Holders of Diploma certificates can proceed to pursue Degree courses.

More information on Business and Technical examinations can be found in the Regulations for the TVET craft and diploma Business/Technical Examinations.

Technical Vocational Education & Training (TVET) Courses

The following levels of Technical Education Examinations are offered by the KNEC:-
i) Artisan Certificate Examinations.
ii) Craft Certificate Examinations.
iii) Diploma Certificate Examinations.
iv) Higher Diploma Certificate Examinations.

Candidates can sit these examinations under the Modular and Non- Modular curriculum. In modular curriculum, the Craft certificate examinations has two modules; I and module II, Diploma level has three modules; module I, module II and module III and Higher Diploma level has two modules; module I and module II.
Candidates must take all the examinations papers of the module at one sitting except for the referred candidates.

Kenya Certificate Of Secondary Education

The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination is an examination that is offered after four year cycle in secondary education. The examination is normally offered in November/December each year. It is open to all bona fide residents of Kenya who meet the examination requirements as stipulated by KNEC.

Holders of KCSE certificate may proceed to tertiary institutions to pursue degree, diploma, craft, and certificate and artisan courses.

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:-

  1. Co-operative Bank.
  2. National Bank of Kenya.
  3. Equity Bank.
  4. Kenya Commercial Bank.

A candidate is considered duly registered after fulfilling the following:

  1. Candidate’s details are successfully uploaded onto the registration platform for the specific examination.
  2. The subjects are duly selected as per subject cluster as stipulated in the regulations governing the specific examination.
  3. Payment of fees where applicable (examination fees is not refundable or transferable to another candidate nor to another year)
  4. 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:-

    1. Submit a valid registration certificate from the Ministry of Education; in case of school (KCPE & KCSE) and Teacher Education examinations.
    2. Business and Technical examination centres should submit a report from Technical, Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA).
    3. Complete and submit an application form for registration of a new examination centre which is available on KNEC website
    4. 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).
    5. 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.


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