KCPE Timetable

KCPE Timetable

KCPE Timetable 2024. The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) has made available the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education – KCPE Timetable for 2024 for candidates to download and prepare for their examination.

This post is made up of a detailed KCPE timetable, instructions and guidelines for students taking part in the coming examination.

KCPE Examination Instructions 2024

The time allowed for each paper is indicated against the name of the paper and NO EXTRA TIME IS TO BE ALLOWED. Time for reading through questions is part of the time shown on the question paper except where special paper instructions indicate otherwise. Supervisors and Invigilators should ensure that candidates are issued with personalized mark sheets that bear their correct names and index numbers.

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KCPE Timetable 2024

This timetable is made up of the days, time and duration of every subject to be taken by candidates;


MONDAY 30/10/2024

8.30 am − 10.30 am1Mathematics2 hours
8.30 am − 10.30 am2Mathematics (Large Print)2 hours
8.30 am – 11.00 am3Mathematics (Braille)2 hours 30 minutes
11.00 am – 11.30 amBREAK30 minutes
11.30 am − 1.10 pm4English Section A − Language1 hour 40 minutes
11.30 am − 1.10 pm5English Section A − Language (Large Print)1 hour 40 minutes
11.30 am − 1.30 pm6English Section A− Language (Hearing Impaired)2 hours
11.30 am − 1.40 pm7English Section A – Language (Braille)2 hours 10 minutes
1.40 pm – 2.30pmBREAK50 minutes
2.30 pm − 3.10 pm8English Section B − Composition40 minutes
2.30 pm − 3.10 pm9English Section B – Composition (Large Print)40 minutes
2.30 pm – 3.20 pm10English Section B −Composition (Hearing


50 minutes
2.30 pm – 3.20 pm11English Section B – Composition (Braille)50 minutes




8.30 am – 10.10 am12Science1 hour 40 minutes
8.30 am – 10.10 am13Science (Large Print)1 hour 40 minutes
8.30 am – 10.40 am14Science Braille2 hours 10 minutes
10.40 am – 11.10 amBREAK30 minutes
11.10 am – 12.50 pm15Kiswahili Lugha1 hour 40 minutes
11.10 am – 12.50 pm16Kiswahili Lugha (Large Print)1 hour 40 minutes
11.10 am – 12.50 pm17Kenyan Sign Language – Section A1 hour 40 minutes
11.10 am – 1.20 pm18Kiswahili Lugha (Braille)2 hours 10 minutes
1.20 pm – 2.10 pmBREAK50 minutes
2.10 pm – 2.50 pm19Kiswahili Insha40 minutes
2.10 pm – 2.50 pm20Kiswahili Insha (Large Print)40 minutes
2.10 pm – 2.50 pm21Kenyan Sign Language Section B Composition40 minutes
2.10 pm – 3.00 pm22Kiswahili Insha (Braille)50 minutes



8.30 am – 10.45 am23Social Studies and R.E2 hours 15 minutes
8.30 am – 10.45 am24Social Studies and R.E (Large Print)2 hours 15 minutes
8.30 am – 11.15 am25Social Studies and R.E (Braille)2 hours 45 minutes

Note: The Kenyan Sign Language papers should be taken only by candidates with Hearing Impairment (HI).

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KCPE Instructions to Teachers

TEACHERS are advised to ensure that candidates clearly understand the instructions given below and are aware of the penalties for examination irregularities or misconduct. Candidates are required to follow these instructions carefully.

KCPE Instructions to Candidates

  • Avail yourself for searching outside the examination room and be seated at your desk/table 15 minutes before the time scheduled for the Morning sessions will start at 8.30 a.m.
  • A candidate who arrives late will be required to give a satisfactory reason to the Only in exceptional circumstances will a paper be given to any candidate who is more than half an hour late. Punctuality should be observed for all papers.
  • Ensure that your name and index number has been written and crossed correctly on the answer
  • Check to ensure that each page of your question paper is complete

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KCPE Guidelines to Candidates

  •  You are not allowed to leave the examination room before the end of the period allocated to the paper except with special permission from the NO CANDIDATE SO PERMITTED TO LEAVE MAY TAKE A QUESTION PAPER OR ANSWER SHEET/SCRIPT OUT OF THE EXAMINATION ROOM.
  • Do not leave a sheet of paper you have written on or your answers in such a position that another candidate can read You should not give or obtain unfair assistance, or attempt to do so, whether by copying or in any other way, and your work should not show proof of such unfair assistance.
  • No communication whatsoever in whatever manner between candidates or with outsiders is allowed during the
  • You are not allowed to have in your possession or in your proximity while in the examination room, any book, notes, papers or any other materials whatsoever except the correct question papers and any materials expressly authorized by the Kenya National Examinations
  • You must return immediately to the Supervisor any question paper that has smudges, errors, or is badly
  • You must not take any used or unused paper out of the examination Any rough work must be done on the official question paper.
  • Any misconduct or causing of disturbance in or near the examination room will be treated as an examination
  • Cell phones or any other electronic communication device are prohibited in examination Any candidate caught in possession of a cell phone/any other electronic communication device will have his/her results cancelled.

KCPE Examination Date 2024

The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education for 2024 is scheduled to begin on 10th October 2024 and end on 1st November 2024

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