There were 1,138 (0.14%) candidates who obtained an overall Grade A in the 2021 KCSE Examination compared to 893 (0.12%) candidates in 2020.

Speaking while releasing the results Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Education Prof. George Magoha said the number of candidates with minimum university entry qualification of Grade C+ and above rose to 145,145 (17.49%) in the year 2021 KCSE Examination compared to 143,140 (19.03%) in 2020.

“The percentage of candidates with mean Grade of C+ and above has declined from 19.03 to 17.49,” stated CS Magoha.

The Government has made remarkable progress in improving access, equity, relevance and transition in education for SNE learners.

In this regard, 223 candidates with special needs accounting to 10.52% obtained an overall grade C+ and above in 2021 KCSE examination.

The number of candidates with a minimum TVET Diploma courses qualification of grade C- and above in 2021 was 325,896 (39.27%).

“We therefore need to invest more in TVET institutions where the bulk of our KCSE Examination graduands will study. ” The CS advised.

By Fred Odanga Azelwa.