Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed says this year’s results of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations are better than last year.
315 candidates scored an A plain, an improvement from 141 in 2017.
Juliet Otieno from Pangani Girls, Nairobi emerged as the top candidate in this year’s KCSE after scoring an A of 87.664 points.
The other top four students in the country are:
James Kanuna – Maseno School
Edwin Otieno Ouko – Light Academy
Ian Duncan Mwangi – Moi High School Kabarak
Humphrey Rasugu – Maseno School
90,377 candidates scored a C+ and above and meet the minimum university entry qualification.
“Overall, the 2018 KCSE examinations were free of any leakage. There was not a single question or examinations paper that was leaked to anyone before the scheduled start of the individual examinations,” said Education CS Amina Mohammed.
Girls out-performed boys in English, Kiswahili, CRE, Home science and metal work.
The CS said that results of about 100 students were cancelled.