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How to check/receive KCSE 2023/2024 results via KNEC SMS Code 40054, KNEC Online Portal

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) is an exam administered by Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) to mark the end secondary level.

KNEC administered the KCSE exam to some 884,263 learners who sat the tests last year. Out of this, 420,845 were female while 405,962 were male.

The 2023 KCSE sit-in-exam was administered last year during the month of December and results released before the end of the year. Candidates who sat for the exam can check their results using three ways:

  • Using  KNEC SMS code 40054
  • Using an online KEMIS portal
  • Visiting respective school 

Read also; How to Check KCSE 2023 Results Via KNEC SMS Code or Online KEMIS Portal


This is the most effective and fastest way of checking for the results. To get KCSE results 2023/2024 by SMS a candidate is required to send an SMS with your Index Number to 40054. The service is viable for all the three network providers in the country Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom networks.

The cost of each SMS is Shs25.

NB: Candidates must wait for official release of the results before sending an SMS.


To use this method to check 2023/2024 results you only need to remember your index number and access your mobile phone or computer Here is the procedure:

  • Visit the Official KEMIS website (kemis.ac.ke)
  • Check  for the KCSE Results tab, click on it
  • Enter you index number
  • Enter your name
  • Finally click the Submit button.
  • Your KCSE results should show on the screen after a while

Finally, candidates can check their KCSE 2023/2024 results by visiting  their former schools a day after the official release of the exam.

Important Notes on Release Of Examinations Results

It is important to note the following concerning the KCSE results released by KNEC;

Examination Results in Slips and Printouts

Each of the institutions that enter candidates for the KNEC examinations shall receive a hard copy of the institution’s examination results printout and result slips which captures the following information:

  • Institution’s Code and Name

This appears on the top left side of the printout. The institution’s code is a unique number by which an examination center is identified by the Council. This is the number that an institution should always quote whenever communicating with KNEC.

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