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How To Check Your KCPE Results

The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) is a crucial examination for Kenyan students completing their primary education. Now that the results have officially been announce by education Cabinet secretary Ezekiel Machogu, you can easily get your results now via SMS.

There are several ways you can use to check your results. This article provides a comprehensive guide on how to check KCPE results, including step-by-step instructions and examples.

How To Check Your KCPE Results
  1. Official Website: KNEC PortalThe official and most reliable source for checking KCPE results is the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) portal. Follow these steps:a. Open your preferred web browser and navigate to the KNEC portal at On the homepage, find and click on the “KCPE Results” tab.

    c. Enter your Index Number in the designated space. Ensure accuracy to avoid errors.

    d. Select the examination year from the dropdown menu.

    e. Enter your Date of Birth in the format (DD/MM/YYYY).

    f. Click on the “Submit” or “Check Results” button.


    • Index Number: 123456789
    • Examination Year: 2023
    • Date of Birth: 01/01/2010

    ![KNEC Portal Example](insert image URL here)

  2. SMS Service:Alternatively, you can check your KCPE results via SMS using your mobile phone. This can be done using any any network provider such as Safaricom, Telkom and Airtel. Follow these steps:a. Open the SMS application on your mobile phone.b. Compose a new message.

    c. Type your Index Number in the message body.

    d. Send the message to the official KNEC SMS code 40054. The code may vary, so check the official announcements for the correct code.



    • Message: 123456789
    • Send to: 40054

    The SMS is charged at ksh.25 per SMS

  3. School Noticeboard:Some schools may also post KCPE results on their noticeboards. If you are unable to access the internet or send an SMS, you can visit your school to check the results.Example:
    • Visit the noticeboard in the main school building.
    • Look for the list of students and their corresponding results.
  4. Newspaper Publications:KCPE results are often published in leading newspapers. Keep an eye on national dailies for result supplements.Example:
    • Grab a copy of a leading newspaper on the day KCPE results are expected to be published.
    • Look for the supplement or section dedicated to exam results.


Checking KCPE results is a crucial step for students transitioning to the next phase of their education. By following the outlined steps and examples, students can efficiently access their results through the official KNEC portal, SMS services, school noticeboards, or newspaper publications. It’s essential to use official channels to ensure the accuracy and legitimacy of the results.


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