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Top 10 Students in KCSE Results 2023 [List] Best Candidates in KNEC Exams Released by CS Machogu

Top Students in KCSE Results & List of Best Candidates

The long list of top 10 students in KCSE results 2022 is finally out after weeks of exam release date speculations.

The Ministry of Education released KNEC exams Friday, January 20th, 2023. As we wait for a detailed analysis, here is a preview of the past years.

2022 KCSE performance analysis

CS Machogu said the overall performance was impressive.

Below is a structured performance report;


Top 15 students in KCSE results 2021

Former education CS Magoha said 1,138 candidates scored straight As. Below are the highest-ranking nationally.

  1. Jeriel Ndeda Obura (87.167) (Mangu High School)
  2. Mukuha Timothy Kamau – (87.139) Alliance High School
  3. Job Ngara (87.116) Mangu High School
  4. Chege David Kamau (87.104) St. Joseph’s Boys High School
  5. Ramadhan Musa Tepo (87.103) Light Academy
  6. Muendo Cicily Mutheu (87.086) Kenya High School
  7. Ian Mwai Toyota (87.084) Kakamega School
  8. Pita Shekinah Wise (87.079) Kenya High School
  9. Mshindi Daniel Ouma (87.076) Light Academy
  10. Brenda Cherotich (87.066) Kipsigis Girls’ High School
  11. Mugane Job Ngatia (87.064) Strathmore School
  12. Pretie Ariona Adanga (87.059) Kapsabet Boys
  13. Mutethya Caleb Ngumbau  (87.057) Mangu High School
  14. Abiyah Melanie Nelima (87.047) Kenya High School
  15. Maina Millicent Wamuru (87.04) Kenya High School

The former CS also commented on university entry points and cut off marks.

“The number of candidates with minimum university entry qualification of Grade C+ and above rose to 145,145 (17.49%) in the year 2021 KCSE Examination compared to 143,140 (19.03%) in 2020. The percentage of candidates with a mean grade of C+ and above has declined from 19.03 per cent to 17.49 per cent.”

Former Education CS Magoha.

Speaking at KNEC Headquarters, Magoha cited a general decline in national performance.

Top 10 students in KCSE results 2022 came from giant schools with Kenya High producing the four best performers.