KNEC Releases Grade Six CBC Examination Timetable, Insists on Registration Deadline.
Candidates who plan to take the national exams in December have until Saturday midnight to register.
They include the first cohort of the Competence-Based Curriculum (CBC), which is scheduled to take the Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (Grade Six candidates.
The three-day examinations will be practiced on Friday, November 25.
The registration deadline for Grade Six examinations and the KCSE qualifying test is the same.
Candidates will take two papers in one day beginning at 8.30 a.m. The second paper will begin at 11 a.m. According to Knec’s schedule, there will be no exams in the afternoon.
Students will take Mathematics and Mathematics (Large Print) tests on the first day, which will take 1 hour and 20 minutes, and Mathematics (Braille) will take 1 hour and 50 minutes.
English and English (Large Print) will take an hour, with English (Hearing Impaired) and English (Braille) taking an additional 20 minutes.
Tests in Integrated Science will last 1 hour and 40 minutes. Exams in Integrated Science (Large Print) and Integrated Science (Braille) will last 2 hours and 10 minutes each.
Following the break, the students will take Kiswahili and Kenyan Sign Language exams. The examinations will last one hour. It will take 1 hour and 20 minutes to learn Kiswahili (Braille). Students will take the Creative Arts and Social Studies examinations on the final day, which will last 1 hour 40 minutes.
The Ministry of Education has stated that it will continue to take strict measures to prevent exam irregularities. Students must be seated 15 minutes before the start of an exam.
And, as in the past, candidates will not be permitted to bring cell phones or other electronic devices into examination halls. Candidates who are discovered in possession of the items will have their examination results canceled, according to the schedule.
Furthermore, any misconduct or disruption in or near the assessment rooms will be treated as an assessment irregularity.
Notebooks, notes, papers, and other materials will not be permitted in the exam rooms. Only question papers and materials expressly authorized by the Knec will be permitted.
“Candidates who commit an assessment irregularity in any paper will have the results for the entire subject cancelled,” reads the rules.
According to the examinations agency, if there is evidence of widespread irregularities in any assessment center, the assessment results for the entire center will be cancelled.
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“The council further cautions that willful and malicious damaging assessment materials will lead to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or a fine not exceeding Sh5 million or both,” reads the rules.
“Imposters not registered to take a Knec assessment but, with intent to impersonate, presents or attempts to present themselves to take the part of an enrolled candidate will be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or a fine not exceeding two million shillings or both and shall be prohibited from taking an assessment conducted by or on behalf of the Council for a period of three years.”
Those found with assessment materials or who knowingly reveal their contents, including candidates, face imprisonment for a term of up to ten years or a fine of up to Sh2 million, or both. This applies whether the offense is committed orally or in writing, to an unauthorised party, candidate or not.