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Juliet Otieno is this year’s top KCSE candidate : The Standard



Education CS Amina Mohammed, PS Belio Kipsang and KNEC Chairman George Magoha (left). [Wilberforce Okwiri/Standard]

Juliet Otieno from Pangani Girls, Nairobi is this year’s top KCSE candidate, scoring an A of 87.664 points. 

James Kanuna from Maseno School comes in closely at second position, Edwin Otieno Ouko of Light Academy, Ian Duncan Mwangi of Moi High School Kabarak and Humphrey Rasugu of Maseno School coming in at third, fourth and fifth positions respectively.
A total of 315 candidates scored an A plain in the just released exam results, while 90,377 candidates scored C+ and above to meet the minimum University entry qualification.
18 counties had more females than male compared to 17 counties last year. These include Taita taveta, Kwale, Nyandarua, Kirinyaga, Kitui, Meru, Elgeyo Marakwet, Uasin Gishu, Murang’a, Kiambu, Machakos, Makueni, Tharaka Nithi, Nandi, Laikipia, Kakamega, Vihiga and Kisumu.
Female candidates performed better than their male counterparts in English, Kiswahili, CRE, Home-science and Metal Work.
Releasing the results at Mtihani House in Nairobi this afternoon, Education CS Amina Mohammed said that results of about 100 students were cancelled.
A totaal of 660, 204 candidates sat exams this year with 338, 628 being male and 321, 576 female.
There were 10, 078 examination centres across the country.
Below, is an infographic showing last year’s KCSE results. 

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