KCSE 2021 Top Ten Candidates.

On Saturday, April 23, the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination results for the year 2021 were released.

Jeriel Ndeda Obura of Mang’u High School was the top student, with an overall score of 87.167 points, equaling the coveted A (plain) grade.

Obura stated that he would like to study medicine at Maseno University, his preferred school.

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In the 2021 KCSE examinations, a total of 1,138 candidates received an A plain, 349 were girls and 789 were boys.

KCSE 2021 Top Ten Candidates.

1. Jeriel Ndeda Obura – Mang’u High School – 87.167 (A plain)

2. Mukuha Timothy Kamau – Alliance High School – 87.139 (A plain)

3. Job Ngara – Mang’u High School – 87.1 (A plain).

4. Chege David Kamau – St Joseph High School Kitale – 87 (plain)

5. Ramadham Musa Tembo – Light Academy – 87.1 (A plain)

6. Muendo Sicily Mutheu – Kenya High School – 87.086 (A plain)

7. Ian Mwai Toyota – Kakamega High School – 87.08 (A plain)

8. Rita Shekina – Kenya High School – 87.079 (A plain).

9. Mushindi Daniel Ouma – Light Academy – 87 ( A plain)

10. Brenda Cherotich – Kipsigis Girls High School – 87 (A plain)

11. Mugane Job Ngatia – Strathmore School – 87 (A plain)

12. Prettie Ariona Adaga – Kapsabet High School – 87(A plain)

13. Mutethia Adanga Caleb – Mang’u High School – 87 (A plain)

14. Abiya Melanie Nelima – Kenya High School – 87 (A plain)

15. Maina Milicent – Kenya High School – 87 (A plain)

In the just-concluded exam, a total of 831,026 candidates sat for the KCSE, 145,145 of whom have scored a grade of C+ and above, assuring them of direct entry into universities.

A total of 676, 437 candidates scored below C+, with 495,686 scoring D+ and below.

The results indicate a drop in performance from KCSE 2020, where 600,149 candidates scored below C+, while 405,247 scored D+ and below.

The results were announced by Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha, who noted that the number of candidates with a minimum university entry qualification of Grade C+ and above increased to 145,145 (17.49 percent) from 143,140 (19.03 percent) in 2020.

He stated, “The percentage of candidates with a mean grade of C+ or higher has decreased from 19.03 to 17.49.”

According to Magoha, in 2021, there will be 325,896 candidates with a minimum Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Diploma courses qualification of grade C- and above (39.27 percent ).