KNEC, the Kenya National Examinations Council has ensured automation on the process for submitting applications for Equation of Foreign Qualification by clients on the Query Management Information System Platform ,QMIS
This system is accessible online and clients are required to use the online platform to apply for the service. by clicking on http://qmis.knec.ac.ke to access this QMIS System under knec portal.
The kenya examinations body,knec ensures equation of schools and post school certificates.
conditions for equation include :
The certificates should have been awarded by an accredited examining board or an institution mandated by law to offer the examination and issue certificates.
The Institutional based certificates/courses (local or International) similar to those offered by KNEC are not equitable.
For any equation to be undertaken by KNEC, the applicant must have met the entry requirements of the equivalent course(s) offered by KNEC at the time e.g. If someone has taken an equivalent of a P1 course outside the country and seeks equation, they must have attained the Kenyan equivalent entry qualification C (Plain);
The Clients seeking equation of Advanced level certificates must provide a copy of the “O” level certificate and the two certificates must be submitted to the Council when seeking equation. The two certificates MUST be authenticated and a confirmation sent to KNEC directly by the awarding institution.
The Clients who sat for the KCSE examination and are applying for equation of Advanced Level certificates must have had KCSE mean grade of C (plain).
the Clients seeking equation of Advanced Level certificate shall have achieved a minimum of Division II (two) in Ordinary Level.
An applicant shall have covered the subjects that are mandatory for one to satisfy the awarding rules e.g. for a certificate to be equated to KCSE. the applicant must have sat for 7 (seven) subjects including Mathematics, a language i.e. English, two Sciences and one Humanity.
An applicant shall have been under formal Instruction for the appropriate number of years/contact hours of study at that particular level as per the KNEC requirements.
The Foreign examinations/courses taken through correspondence/distance learning, locally or internationally but not done in the country of origin of the said examination/course are not equitable to KNEC qualifications.
The People holding foreign qualifications and seeking to join any educational institution (School and Post school) offering KNEC examinations shall get on equation/equivalence from KNEC before joining the said institution.
A given person seeking an equation/equivalence and holding a certificate written in any other language than English or Kiswahili should have the certificate(s) translated by the Embassy of their respective country or Alliance Franchise for certificates written in French or any other recognized institution for other languages.
The Certificates submitted for equation/equivalence shall be verified/confirmed by the Examinations Body that issued the certificate. The confirmation/verification of results should be send by the Examination Body directly to the Chief Executive Officer, KNEC emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Equation processing shall only be done after the confirmation has been received.