2022 KPSEA Timetable, Instructions & Guidelines.
PAPERS DURATION IN THE 2022 KPSEA AND INSTRUCTIONS TO SUPERVISORS, INVIGILATORS & CANDIDATES
The time allotted for each paper is listed next to the title, and NO EXTRA TIME IS ALLOWED.
Except if special paper instructions indicate otherwise, time for reading through questions is included in the time stated on the question paper.
Supervisors and invigilators must guarantee that candidates receive individualized mark sheets with their accurate names and assessment numbers.
INSTRUCTIONS AND GUIDELINES TO SUPERVISORS, TEACHERS, AND CANDIDATES
DIRECTIVES FOR SUPERVISORS AND INVIGILATORS
Supervisors and invigilators should draw the applicants’ attention to the Instructions/Guidelines and remind them to follow them.
They should also make certain that candidates receive personalized response papers with their accurate names and assessment numbers.
TEACHERS’ INSTRUCTIONS TEACHERS should make sure that their students comprehend the guidelines below and are aware of the repercussions for assessment abnormalities or misbehavior.
Candidates must carefully follow these guidelines.
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
Make yourself available for searches outside the assessment room and arrive at your desk/table 15 minutes before the paper’s scheduled time. The morning sessions will begin at 8.30 a.m.
A candidate who is late must provide a sufficient explanation to the Supervisor.
Only in extraordinary circumstances can a candidate who is more than half an hour late be offered a paper.
All papers must be completed on time.
Check that your name and assessment number are appropriately written and crossed off on the answer sheet.
Check that every page of your question paper is printed.
GUIDELINES TO CANDIDATES
Except with special permission from the Supervisor, you are not permitted to leave the assessment room before the end of the time allotted for the paper.
NO PERMITTED LEAVE CANDIDATE MAY TAKE A QUESTION PAPER OR ANSWER SHEET/SCRIPT OUT OF THE ASSESSMENT ROOM.
Do not leave a blank sheet of paper or your responses in a position where another candidate can read them.
You must not give or obtain unfair aid, or attempt to do so, whether through copying or other means, and your work must not exhibit evidence of such unfair assistance.
During the assessment, no communication between applicants or with outsiders is permitted in any way.
You are not permitted to have any book, notes, papers, or other materials in your possession or near you while in the assessment room, except the right question papers and other materials expressly authorized by the Kenya National Examinations Council.
Any question paper that includes smudges, mistakes, or is poorly printed must be returned to the Supervisor promptly.
You are not permitted to remove any used or unused paper from the assessment room. Any preliminary work must be completed on the official question paper.
Any misbehavior or disruption in or near the assessment room will be viewed as an assessment irregularity.
Cell phones and other forms of electronic communication are not permitted at assessment centers. Any candidate found with a mobile phone or other electronic communication device will have his or her findings canceled.
PENALTY FOR ASSESSMENT IRREGULARITIES
For cases of assessment irregularities, the KNEC Act No. 29 of 2012 Offenses and Penalties specified in Sections 27 to 40 will apply.
Some of the highlights in these sections are as follows:
If a candidate commits an assessment irregularity in any paper, the results for the WHOLE SUBJECT will be canceled.
Such a candidate will not be eligible for a subject result. This will be seen as (00).
If widespread anomalies are discovered in any assessment center, the assessment results for the entire center will be canceled.
Any individual who:
a) obtains access to assessment material and knowingly discloses the contents to an unauthorized party, whether a candidate or not, will be in violation of Section 27 of the Act, and the penalty will be imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years, or a fine not exceeding two million shillings, or both;
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b) damaging assessment material wilfully and maliciously is a breach of Section 30 of the Act, and the penalty is imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or a fine not exceeding five million shillings, or both;
c) is not registered to take a KNEC assessment but, with the intent to impersonate, presents or attempts to present himself to take the place of an enrolled candidate will be guilty of an offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or a fine not exceeding two million shillings, or both, and will be barred from taking an assessment conducted by or on behalf of the Council for a period of three years.
Please avoid committing any evaluation irregularities to avoid having your results canceled.