Check KCPE Results 2024—Download and Print Result Slip

Check KCPE Results - Download and Print Result Slip

Candidates who sat for the exam can check their results using three ways:

1. Using KNEC SMS code 20076 

2. Using an online KNEC portal

3. Visiting the respective school

1. Using KNEC SMS code 20076


You can check KCPE class of 2023 results by sending an SMS together with the Index Number followed by the initials KCPE to 20076 from Safaricom, Airtel, or Telcom. SMS costs Ksh. 25 across all networks. Send the SMS in the Format: IndexNumberKCPE. Do not leave a space between the Index number and KCPE; Also write KCPE in Capital letters.

Go to Messages on your phone

I. Input your index number

2. Send to SMS code 20076

You will receive your results confirmation message

2. Using an online KNEC portal


To use this method to check 2023 results you only need to remember your index number and access your mobile phone or computer

Here is the procedure:

a) Visit the Official KNEC website (

b) Check for the KCPE Results tab, click on it

Select the year you sat for the Exams

C) Enter your Index number.

d) Finally click the Submit button.

Your KCPE results should show on the screen after a while.

3. Visiting former Primary School


Finally, candidates can check their KCPE 2023 results by visiting their former schools a day after the official release of the examination this week

Downloading full School’s Results

Download the full centre’s results, after they have been announced, at:

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) wishes to bring the following information to the attention of all institutions that presented candidates for the KNEC examinations: 

Examination Results Slips and Printouts

Each of the institutions that enter candidates for the KNEC examinations shall receive a hard copy of the institution’s examination results printout and result slips which captures the following information:

1. Institution’s Code and Name

This appears on the top left side of the printout. The institution’s code is a unique number by which an examination centre is identified by the Council. This is the number that an institution should always quote whenever communicating with KNEC.

2. Candidate's Details

Below the institution’s name and code are details of the candidates. These details include the index number of the candidate, year of examination, gender, individual subject grades and the mean grade.

Procedure on how to download the Kcpe 2023 result slips


Follow the simple steps below to access all the school’s result slips;

1. Visit the official KNEC schools’ portal by using the link; You will see the window below;

2. Now, select ‘ON-LINE RESULT SLIP’. The window below will appear. To login to the KNEC portal, Insert the User Name (School Knec Code) and Password which you used during the KCPE 2023 registration. Click ‘Login’ as shown in the window below;

3. Once inside the portal, you will see several boxes. First, under the box labelled ‘FROM INDEX’, input the index number of the first candidate (in full) and in the box labelled ‘TO INDEX NUMBER’ input the last candidate’s index Number. Click on ‘VIEW REPORT’.

4. Wait for the result slips to load. When all the slips are loaded, click on the Menu labeled ‘EXPORT’.

5. Select the format you would like to export the KCPE Result Slips e.g. ‘WORD’ or ‘PDF’ formats.

6. The KCPE Result slips will be downloaded to an offline storage in your computer.

7. You can then print the downloaded result slips.

The important features of the examination results are as indicated below:-


X – denotes an absent candidate. A candidate is declared absent if he/she did not sit for one or all papers in the examination. However, for the KCPE examination results, the symbol AB indicates an absence;

Y- denotes that the candidate was involved in an examination irregularity. For the KCPE examination results, the symbol 00 indicates an irregularity;

P- denotes that the candidate’s examination results have been pended due to infringement on the entry requirements for the examination e.g. incorrect KCPE details for entry in KCSE examination;

W- denotes that the candidate’s examination results have been withheld on suspicion that the candidate has been involved in an examination malpractice and investigations are ongoing;

U- denotes ungraded examination results due to infringement of the awards criteria.

Mean Grade Award Descriptions

Mean grade will be X, if a candidate is absent in all subjects

Mean grade will be Y , if one or more subjects are cancelled.

Mean grade will be P, if results are pended

Mean grade will be W, if the examination results are withheld.

The details of pended, withheld and irregularities are communicated to the institution through the Sub County Director of Education at the time of release of the examination results and are received by the institutions at the same time with the examination results

Release Of Certificates

Once certificates for a specific examination are ready for collection/dispatch from KNEC, the institutions shall be informed through the mass and print media, Sub County Directors of Education and/or the heads of institutions:

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