KNEC has cancelled KCSE examinations of 1,205 candidates alleged to be involved cheating.

Addressing the media on Wednesday, Chairman George Magoha said the students are from in 9 of 10 centres that cheating in 2017 exams.

Magoha said 64 centres were reported to have engaged on exam malpractice with 11 candidates being found with mobile phones.

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He said nine candidates were found with unauthorized materials in examination rooms.


“…the students can appeal or register again for the KCSE exams this year,” Magoha said.

Last year, the results of 10 schools were withheld over suspicion that there was malpractice in the institutions.

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