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Number Of 2021 KCPE Exam Missing Cases Per County

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Number Of 2021 KCPE Exam Missing  Cases Per County

Number Of 2021 KCPE Exam Missing Cases Per County
In the recently concluded 2021 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exam, five counties had the highest number of missing candidates.
Nairobi, Bungoma, Nakuru, Meru, and Turkana accounted for the vast majority of the 11,423 students who did not take the national exam despite having registered for it, raising serious concerns about their whereabouts. However, the number of absent candidates decreased slightly from 12,424 in 2020.
Cabinet Secretary for Education George Magoha suggested that some schools may have registered “ghost candidates” in order to obtain extra examination papers to facilitate cheating. There were, however, some cases of adolescent pregnancy.
Nairobi topped the list with 863 unaccounted for candidates, followed by Bungoma (682), Nakuru (561), Meru (644), Turkana (589) Kakamega (583) and Trans Nzoia (524).
Other counties include Migori (362) Kilifi (316), Nyandarua (224), Murang’a (232), Kiambu (331) Machakos (264), Kitui (315), West Pokot (454), Uasin Gishu (226), Narok (216), Busia (264), Kisumu (256), Kisii (231), Homa Bay (345), Siaya (239), Kisumu (307), Makueni (189), and Vihiga (131).
Wajir (40), Mandera (90), Nyamira (78), Elgeyo-Marakwet (58), Kericho (85), Bomet (86), Samburu (63) and Tharaka Nithi have the fewest missing candidates (68).
Last year, 1,105 candidates failed the exam in Nairobi, with Migori (462), Bungoma (480), Nakuru (470), Kakamega (453), and Turkana (429) trailing behind.

Number Of 2021 KCPE Exam Missing  Cases Per County

According to the CS, 320 cases of attempted cheating were reported. According to reports, the invigilators photographed the question papers and shared them with others. Kisumu County had the most prison candidates, with 49, followed by Kakamega (39), Kisii (19), Bungoma (16), Siaya (15), and Narok (15). (7).
More girls were registered in Mombasa, Meru, Isiolo, Tharaka Nithi, Nairobi, Uasin Gishu, Busia, Bungoma, Kakamega, Vihiga, Kisumu, and Siaya. More girls will be registered in 20 counties by 2020.
The number of candidates aged 12 and under who registered increased from 26,378 in 2020 to 33,627 in 2021. Baringo (1,302), Bomet (1,932), Kericho (1,846), West Pokot (947), and Nyamira counties had the most candidates in this category (1,111).
Some 551,920 candidates, or 45.03 percent, were between the ages of 13 and 14, a trend that has been repeated over the last five years. Turkana (2,755), Garissa (1,484), Kilifi (3,304), Kwale (1,940), and Mandera had the highest number of candidates aged 19 and up (386).
Number Of 2021 KCPE Exam Missing Cases Per County

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