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EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,5TH NOV 2017-It is all systems go as a total of 615,773 KCSE candidates starts their final exams on Monday 6TH Nov 2017, across the country.
The examinations are expected to be done in 9,350 centres across the country.The candidates will start with Mathematics at 8 am followed by Chemistry paper 1 at 11am.
This years candidates sit their exams at a time when the ministry of education has enhanced security and tightened measures aimed at curbing cheating.
The Kenya National Examination Council has warned of tough penalties for cheating, including a 10-year jail term or Sh2 million fine or both for revealing the contents of examination material to an unauthorised party, whether a candidate or not.
The council also warned it would cancel the results for individual candidates or entire examination centres if found guilty of irregularities.
Use of mobile phones and any other electronic communication devices are prohibited in examination centres and candidates caught in possession of a cell phone or any other electronic communication device will have their results cancelled.