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KNEC Releases 2022 DPTE, DECTE Registration Guidelines, Fees, Resit Registration Fee, Deadline

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) wishes to inform Principals of Teacher Training Colleges offering the Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (DPTE) and Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education (DECTE) Upgrade programmes that all teacher trainees enrolled in 2021 will be expected to undertake formative and summative assessments.

The registration fees and resit registration fees shall be as indicated in Table 1 and 2 below:

Registration Fees for DPTE and DECTE Upgrade Programme Assessments

Assessment Fee Payment BreakdownAmount (Kes)
Basic Fee1,200
Assessment Fee for all Subjects12,000
Practicum Fee2,500
Total Assessment Fees15,700


 Resit Registration Fee for DPTE and DECTE Upgrade Programme

Types of Fee PaymentAmount (Kes)
Basic Fee1,200
Assessment Fee per Resit subject1,000
Search Fee500
Practicum Fee2,500


In line with the guidelines for DPTE and DECTE upgrade programme, KNEC will administer the summative assessment to registered teacher trainees in 2022 upon completion of their in-college training. Thereafter they shall proceed for the practicum.

The DPTE and DECTE Upgrade programme teacher trainees who had been provisionally registered in December 2021 are expected to register with KNEC for 2022 assesments. Principals should authenticate the candidates biodata in the KNEC portal (cbate.knec.ac.ke) and pay the assessment fees shown in Table 1 above by 6th May, 2022.

The Principals are expected to deposit the assessment fees at any of following KNEC fee collection accounts in:

5.1 Commercial Bank;

5.2 National Bank;

5.3 Equity Bank;

5.4 Cooperative Bank.

All the registration documents shall be submitted to the Teacher Education Section KNEC Offices, New Mitihani House, South C by 13th May, 2022.


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