Download Form One Admission Letter 2022 [PDF]

Download Form One Admission Letter 2022 [PDF]

KCPE Form One Selection 2022| How to check high school selected to join and download Admission Letter 2022/2023

Form one admission letter

KCPE Form One Admission Letter 2021 PDF Download The Form one selection letters are usually posted on the website of the Ministry of Education (www.education.go.ke) and schools can print them out.

How to check form one intake via SMS

You could also check your Form one selection through SMS. For checking your form one selection, you just needed to do one thing. Send your index number to 20042 from your mobile phone and get to know about the selection. The charges for sending this SMS will be determined by the individual mobile company which you will be using.

Selection procedure of form one admission

The following steps are followed for the computerized selection of form one are:

  • The selected students who have managed to secure the 1st & 2nd places (for categories of both boys and girls) can get into the national school of their own choices, i.e. if an allocation has already been provided for their Districts.
  • In the absence, the computer assigns such performing candidates schools of equivalent stature to their choices;
  • Selection of the other National Schools Quota based on the ratio of candidates from Private and public; County Schools purely selects students within a County, all boarding schools fall under this category; The system gives an advantage to Counties inclusive of host County in filling vacancies which may arise during the selection (such as the inability of certain Districts to produce candidates with more or equal to 280 marks);
  • District Selection: still done manually due to challenges of mapping primary schools or communities to the proximity of secondary day schools.
  • Selection of Extra-County Schools which have the same features as National Schools with the variance being the number of candidates to be picked being more within the host Counties of the schools.

How to Download Form One Admission Letter

To download your form one joining admission letter follow the procedure below;

  •  Step 1: Go to the Ministry of education website via the link provided below

Upon receipt of a notification indicating which school a candidate has been admitted to, head to the Ministry of Education portal available on Form one selection

  • Step 2: Select School Level

After opening the portal you will find 3 links for the three categories of schools. Click on the appropriate one, e.g. Form One Selection System for Extra County Schools.

  • Step 3: Select School location and index number

In the next page you will need to select the County where the school is located, the Sub County, and finally enter the candidate’s KCPE Index number.

  • Step 4: Download Form one Admission or calling letter

NOTE 1: Kindly note that admission letters will be available once the selection process is finished. Therefore you can use the above procedure to check the school selected to join and even download the Admission Letter.

NOTE 2: If you are asked for a .go.ke email address and you are lost kindly contact your headmaster to provide you with one so that you can download your admission letter.

Form one admission letter- The contents of the letter. Below are some of the key highlights on the admission letters:

  • All the admission letters bear the Ministry of Education’s letter head as shown in the image below,
  • Name of the student, Index number and Sub County,
  • School admitted to (The Secondary school where the student has been placed),
  • Reporting date; 
  • Former primary school’s details; the letter must be stamped by the head teacher, A disclaimer on the letter reads; “This letter will be authenticated on being duly certified by the primary school head complete with a certified copy of birth certificate and finally confirmed by the admitting principal. The letter is issued without any erasure  or alteration and cannot be changed through any form of endorsement whatsoever; utterance of false documents is an offence punishable by law.”
  • The fee guidelines from the Ministry (The letter gives fees directions thus; “The maximum fees payable per year is detailed in the attached schedule, do confirm the category of your school before making any payment.”)
  • Parents/ Guardians expected to go to schools where their kids have been placed to pick further joining instructions and requirements. (“Urgently get in touch with your new principal at the above school for admission requirements,” says the admission letter from the Ministry.)
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