We also established that more than 15 million papers have been printed for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations.
2016 KCSE and KCPE , only 11 million copies were printed for some 1.5 million candidates. This year, about 1.6 million candidates have registered to sit the examinations scheduled to last only one month, for security reasons. Government sources said last year's security features have been enhanced to guarantee credible examinations. "The process is complete and it will be tighter this year," the official said, declining to divulge further details for fear of compromising the security of the examinations. This means that security features of the examination papers have been modified, the number of personnel increased and hitches experienced during last year's administration addressed. During last year's examination, packaging of papers was done strictly based on the number of candidates with no spare question papers. School heads were tasked with the responsibility of picking examination papers from the strong security containers.
2017 KCSE and KCPE results will be out by the end of this year