The 2020 candidates braced hash Covid-19 times to emerge with more A grades and better performance in KCSE than their year 2019 predecessors. However, 287 candidates had their results canceled after they were found to have committed examination irregularities. In the KCSE 2020 statistics analysis, Turkana county had the highest number of overage candidates while Bungoma showed the highest number of underage candidates (below 16 years).
27,135 examiners took part in the invigilation and supervision of the examination in the 10,567 centres around the country.
The 2020 KNEC KCSE exam had a total of 77 papers in the allowed 31 subjects by the examination body.
KCSE 2020 Analysis
Here is the breakdown of the overall performance of the candidates per grade:
143,140 candidates who scored C+ and above have a chance to fill the over 200, 000 government-sponsored University slots in Kenya. The rest can opt to fill the over 380,000 TVET spaces in public colleges while others can join other public training bodies or private colleges.