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How to Check KCSE Results Online and Via SMS

It’s that time of year again when students and parents are eagerly awaiting the release of KCSE results. This post will show you how to check your KCSE results online and via SMS.

The KCSE results for 2021 are finally out, and many students are anxious to find out how they did. Checking your KCSE results via SMS is a simple process, and this article will show you how to do it.

Furthermore, we’ll teach you how to check the results of a whole school in addition to the above. This is merely for your information because we thought you might want to know how your friends did.

For your information, 831,015 candidates sat for last year’s KCSE examinations. This is an increase of 83,854 candidates from last year’s 747,161.

How to Check KCSE Results via SMS

The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) has made it possible for students to check their KCSE results via SMS.

The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) has made it possible for students to check their KCSE results via SMS.

To do this, you will need to send an SMS with your Index Number followed by the initials KCSE(UPPERCASE) to the shortcode 20076.

The SMS should be in the format: Index Number KCSE. For example, if your Index Number is 1234567, you would send the SMS: 1234567 KCSE to 20076.

The cost of sending an SMS to check KCSE results is Ksh. 25 per SMS on all networks.

How to Check KCSE Results online via KNEC Login Portal.

Unfortunately, according to KNEC, only headteachers can check the KCSE results online.

Your results can only be accessed via short messages services (SMS) immediately after the release using the method described above.

What about the results slip? Can I download the KCSE Result Slip online?

No! KCSE results slips can only be obtained from your school within a week or a month after the exam release date.

Your KCSE certificate will be sent to your school within eight months after the release of the results.

How do I check my KCSE results for the whole school?

To check the 2021 KCSE results for the whole school, visit your school’s noticeboard in person or check the school’s website.

The headteacher will have the results and will post them on the noticeboard or school website for all to see.

If your school has not released the results yet, you can wait a few days or contact the school to inquire when they plan to release them.

What’s next after checking my KCSE results?

If you are not satisfied with your 2021 KCSE results, you can always opt for a remark or an appeal.

This is Kenya. The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) does not provide an opportunity for REMARKING.

We hope this article has helped show you how to check your KCSE results via SMS. You may also look at our other article on how to Check KCPE Results Online or Via SMS in 2022 for further information. Just in case you have a brother or sister who took the exam this year as you.

Tim Jumah
Tim Jumah
Tim is a journalist currently blogging at nasonga.com. He loves music and art and has an eye for detail that often helps him spot the best stories before anyone else does!


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