How to check the 2022 KCPE results on your phone

How to check the 2022 KCPE results on your phone

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  • A total of 1,244,188 Standard Eight pupils sat the KCPE exams between November 28 and November 30.
  • Pupils can access the results through an SMS-based platform while head teachers will download and print their schools' results from the KNEC online portal.

The 2022 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examination results were released on Wednesday by Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu.

A total of 1,244,188 Standard Eight pupils sat the exams between November 28 and November 30.

According to CS Machogu, this year’s best score was 431 while a majority of the candidates (50.2 per cent) scored between 200 and 299 marks out of 500.

Some 9,443 candidates scored over 400 marks, marking 0.01% of the candidature, while 307,756 others scored between 300 and 399 marks, making 24.94 per cent of this year’s class.

At the same time the 100 to 199 mark bracket had 296,336 candidates (24.4%) while 724 candidates scored below 100 marks, which is 0.06% of the class.

Machogu said candidates will get results on their phones by sending their index number followed by the initials KCPE to code 20076. They will be charged Ksh. 25 per SMS. 

For instance, if a candidate's Index number is 123456789, they will send 123456789KCPE to 20076. 

"As it is our tradition, the KCPE results will be collected from Sub-county education centres," Machogu added.

Also, head teachers of the respective schools can also download and print their students' results from the KNEC online portal (


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