KNEC Announces Dates for Grade 3, 4, 5, and 7 CBA Exams in 2023

We’ve got some exciting news from the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC). They have officially announced the dates for the administration of Competency-Based Assessments (CBA) for Grades 3, 4, 5, and 7, and it’s time to mark your calendars and gear up for these exams. Let’s delve into the details and get you all set for success!

Grade 3 Integrated Learning and English/Mathematics Tests

Grade 3 pupils, listen up! The journey begins on June 5 and runs until August 11, where you’ll be assessed on integrated learning. It’s your chance to showcase your knowledge and skills across various subjects. But that’s not all! On October 2, get ready to conquer the Mathematics and English tests. Your hard work and dedication will be rewarded when the scores are submitted by October 26. So, buckle up and show the world what you’re capable of!

Grades 4 and 5 Assessments

For our students in Grades 4 and 5, the assessment tools will be made available from July 10 onwards. You’ll have the opportunity to tackle a range of subjects and demonstrate your understanding. Teachers will guide you through performance-based tasks, and it’s crucial to follow the provided guidelines. Remember, colorful images should be printed in color and uploaded to the digital platforms, so let your creativity shine! Make sure to complete your assessments and have your scores uploaded by August 11. You’ve got this!

Grade 7 Practical and Written Assessments

Attention, Grade 7 learners! Your time has come to shine in practical, project, and performance tasks. From July 3 to August 11, you’ll engage in various subjects like performing arts, visual arts, English, Home Science, Integrated Science, Health Education, Physical Education and Sports, Islamic Religious Education, and Hindu Religious Education. It’s an incredible opportunity to showcase your talents and knowledge across diverse areas. But that’s not all! The written assessments for Mathematics, English, Kiswahili, Kenyan Sign Language, and Integrated Science will take place from October 2 to October 26. Remember to submit your scores by October 23 and celebrate your achievements!

Making Assessments Accessible

KNEC understands the importance of accessible assessment tools. They have provided schools with two options for accessing the materials: PDF and digital versions. This initiative not only reduces printing expenses but also promotes a sustainable approach to examinations. So, whether you prefer the traditional pen-and-paper method or the digital route, the choice is yours!

Upload Scores and Embrace Success

Teachers, you play a vital role in guiding and assessing your students. You have until August 11, 2023, to upload their scores on the KNEC portal. It’s an opportunity to recognize and celebrate their hard work, growth, and achievements. Parents, offer your support and encouragement to your children as they prepare for these assessments. Together, we can create an environment that fosters a love for learning and empowers our students to reach their full potential.

Remember, exams are not just about grades; they are an opportunity to demonstrate your abilities and showcase your unique talents. Approach each assessment with confidence and determination. Embrace the journey, learn from every experience, and let your passion for learning shine through!


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