Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has finally released the much-awaited Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE 2020) examination results.

Speaking at Mitihani House on Dennis Pritt Road, Nairobi, on Monday, 10th May, CS Magoha said that the class of 2020 performed well compared to their 2019 counterparts.

According to Prof Magoha, 893 students scored an A (plain) compared to 2019 KCSE exams, whereby 627 students got the top grade.

A total of 143,140 students have qualified to join university compared to 2019, when 125,747 students attained the mark.

Simiyu Robinson Wanjala of Murang’a High School is the top student, with a mean grade of 87.334, closely followed by Wasonga Allan of Agoro Sare High School with a mean grade of 87.173.

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Sharon Jepgeno from Kenya High School is the third best student, with an average grade of 87.173.

CS Magoha said some 893 candidates scored A plain, while 223 candidates with special needs obtained C+ and above.

The most improved candidates are Cheruiyot Dennis, 190 marks in KCPE exam, B- now, Maluti Tom, 199 in KCPE, B- in KCSE, and Kiptis Charity, 151 in KCPE, C+ in KCSE.

He said that a total of 287 candidates would get their KCSE 2020 results for cheating. Of these, 211 had unauthorised materials, including writing on white shirts. Some 45 mobile phones were also confiscated.

Here is the list of top 10 students countrywide:

  1. Simiyu Robinson Wanjala, Murang’a High- 87.334
  2. Wasonga Allan, Agoro Sare- 87.173
  3. Sharon Jepgeno, Kenya High- 87.173
  4. Rob Ongare, Alliance High- 87.173.
  5. Mbugua Esther, Kenya High- 87.113
  6. Kipkoech Mark, Alliance High- 87.106
  7. Kenneth Orange, Kapsabet High- 87.049
  8. Henry Madaga, Maranda High- 87.046
  9. Patience Chepkorir, Kenya High- 87. 046
  10. Musomba Edith Kisei, Machakos Girls- 87.013
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How To Check KCSE Results Online: Visit the Official KNEC website (
Check for the KCSE Results tab, click on it.
Select the year you sat for the Exams.
Enter your Index number.
Finally, click the submit button.
Your KCSE results should show on the screen after a while.
Candidates should visit their examination centres for their official results slips.

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