A total of 95,955 candidates from 841 secondary schools and 250 independent centers are expected to begin their Form Six Examination 2022 tomorrow Monday, May 9, 2022 and finish May 27.
Also 9,670 candidates from 70 colleges are registered to take the final examinations for the teaching course at diploma and certificate level.
This was stated today by the Executive Secretary of the National Examinations Council (Necta), Dr Charles Msonde while speaking to reporters.
Dr. Msonde said among the 85,531 Form Six candidates are those of the school and 10,424 are independent.
“Of those men, 47,859 are boys equal to 55.96 percent and girls are 37,672 equal to 44.04 percent,” said Dr Msonde.
“There are also 151 candidates with special needs and 136 of them are visually impaired and 15 are blind.”Of the 10,424 registered candidates, 6,546 are males or 62.80 percent and females are 3,878 equivalent to 37.20 percent and blind. Of the teachers sitting to take the exam, 4,560 is diploma level and 5,110 is certificate level.
Dr. Msonde said the council will not hesitate to cancel any examination center if it is satisfied that its presence endangers the security of national examinations.
“The council is using this opportunity to urge all school owners to recognize that schools are special examination centers and therefore should not in any way interfere with the responsibilities of examination administrators throughout the course of these examinations,” said Dr Msonde.