Education Cabinet secretary Machogu announced the eagerly awaited form one placement results for candidates that sat their KCPE exam in 2022.
Speaking at the Kenya Institute for Curriculum Development, (KICD) Machogu reiterated that the process was fair with most candidates getting their school of choice
“I wish to announce that this year’s Form One selection was fully computerised from National to sub-county levels,” Machogu reiterated.
The CS announced that all the students, parents, and guardians can now access and know the schools they have been placed in, either online or by sending sms through a USSD code. He added that all 1.2 million candidates that sat the 2022 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) were placed in schools.
How to check Form One placement through SMS
You can now check the secondary school that you have selected to join in 2022 KCPE by the ministry through an SMS, follow the steps below
- Go to your Messages App on your phone
- Send an SMS with your KCPE index number to 22263
- You will receive a notification from the school you were selected to join
- The SMS charges 25 shillings
- The code works for both Safaricom, Airtel, and Telkom networks.
How to check Form One placement through web
To check the secondary school that you have selected to join in 2022 KCPE by the ministry online follow the steps below
- Click here: https://education.go.ke/index.php/online-services/form-one-selection to log on to the website
- Enter the Index number as per the category of the school
- Enter the county and sub-county that the candidate sat for KCPE and follow the instructions.
How to download Form One admission letter online
To download the form admission letter online, one must first log on to the official ministry of Education website.
Follow these steps after logging in
- Click Form One Selection
- Click the school category selected to join (National, Extra, or County School)
- Select the county and sub-county where the candidate took KCPE Exams
- Enter Index Number
- Click submit
- Click admission letter
- Download to your computer
- Open it on your computer then click print
- Take the admission letter to your Headteacher to stamp it for endorsement
If you are asked for a .go.ke email address and you are lost, kindly contact your headmaster to provide you with one so that you can download your admission letter.
Carry the stamped calling letter, original birth certificate, and a copy on the reporting date
Schools can access their combined list of students placed to their list on the National Education Management Information System (NEMIS).
According to the CS, candidates who secured more than 400 marks and above in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) were admitted to national and extra-county schools of choice.
The CS also noted that parents who are dissatisfied with the schools their children were placed in can make arrangements with their schools of choice.
Special candidates were placed in schools of their preference and their disability based on merit and choice.
Candidates from slum areas benefitted from affirmative action as 270 of the areas were placed into their dream schools. This is in line with the government’s bid to achieve parity in education.
All form one students are expected to report in schools from Monday, February 6, 2023.
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