Scenes as KCPE candidates start exams countrywide [Photos]

KCPE 2020 kicks off

Education CS George Magoha

Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha officially kicked off the 2020 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations on Monday.

Various stakeholders in the education sector become witnesses at various schools in the country as candidates took their first exam of the season.

The exams will be taking place for the next four days even as students from other classes proceed for their holiday.

The Class 8 candidates begun with the Mathematics paper on Monday morning under tight security and Covid-19 prevention measures.

According to the timetable, from 11:30 to 1:10 pm they will sit for the English Language paper, and wind up day 1 with English Composition at 2:30 pm

There are 1,187,517 candidates sitting for the exam.

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