Latest: KNEC Payment Rates Per Subject Revealed for KCSE and KCPE 2022/2023
According to knec, the cost of marking Scripts of the learners varies from one subject to another in respect to the uniqueness, format and nature of each subject and paper.
Also at some instances, the different papers in a given subject are also paid differently per script.
For instance , Christian Religious education (CRE) examiner will be paid a co-ordination fee of Kes. 150.00 per day, a basic fee of Kes 1,100.00, scripts fee at the rate of Kes. 55 per script and travel based on your work station.
Note that the scripts rate takes care of all marking related activities including and not limited to the actual marking of scripts, entry of scores on mark sheets, cross checking, adjudication and report writing.
The final payments to all contracted professionals shall be taxed in accordance with the PAYE regulations/guidelines.
Then the examiners will be charged a withholding tax at 5%for any payment above Kes. 24,000 , meaning only those who reach this threshold will be taxed.
Note that English Paper III pays the highest among written exams, at Sh77 per script, while Biology Paper 1, Paper 2 and paper 3 examiners earn Sh52 per script.
In addition, examiners marking Chemistry Paper 1, paper 2 and paper 3 earn an Sh52,per scrips while teachers marking Physics paper 1, paper 2 and paper pocket sh60 per script.
Examiners marking Christian Religious education (CRE) both paper 1 and paper two are paid sh55 per script. History and Government examiners are also paid sh55 per script.
Marking a script of Computer paper 1 attracts a cost of sh 54. For computer paper 1 a teacher is paid sh65 per script.
Marking Kiswahili paper 3 is one of the subjects that attracts more shillings per script. Normally every examiner is paid sh 69 per every paper marked.
The supervisors and invigilators were paid during the month of May. Highest paid Supervisor was paid a total of Sh12,510 while the highest paid invigilator earned Sh9860.
Contracted knec centre Managers for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education, KCPE, exams pocketed a daily subsistence allowance of Sh500; for a total of 4 days (including rehearsal day). The exams were administered between March 7 and March 9 2022.
All the secondary schools Principals are expected to also earn a daily allowance of Sh500 for 18 days. The KCSE exams started on February 28, 2022 with the last examination day being April 1, 2022.