KNEC Wins Case On Merging Of Examination Centres.
A big blow to 2021 KCPE and KCSE Candidates set to sit for their exams in April this year.
Last year KNEC said that they were planning to merge exam centers in order to help to improve examination security and address transportation issues, reducing rising in administrative cost.Knec decided to ban some examination centres with less than 30 candidates and merge them.
This move was challenged by a citizen in court saying KNEC did not involve public in their decision.
However, the court have allowed the KNEC to merge exam centers with fewer than 30 candidates after considering reasons given by KNEC.Court throws out case against Knec merger of exam centres
Anthony Mrima while giving the ruling judge said merging of centers with fewer students will help KNEC to smoothly administer the exams because this will help reduce centers from 31,294 to 15648 centers.
This ruling is likely to greatly affect marginalized areas like Eastern part,Northern Eastern and Coast part of Kenya and some private schools with less than 30 students.Knec ban some examination