Proposed education calendar 2021 TVETs

The state department for vocational and technical training office of the principal secretary earlier released a letter to principals, directors and managers of national polytechnics, technical and vocational colleges and private technical/business studies colleges. The letter released was about the phased reopening of TVET institutions in Kenya and also the proposed Education calendar for term dates year 2021 the letter showed the reopening dates and proposed term dates.

We have sampled you the summary for the proposed education calendar 2021 dates as shown in the letter this should help all students enrolled in various TVETs in Kenya access and Know the scheduled examination calendar for the year 2021.


The phased reopening of TVET institutions is planned as follows:

1March 2020 KNEC Series5th October, 2020Candidates report back to institutions
8th October, 2020KNEC Rehearsal
12th-23rd October, 2020March 2020 KNEC Examinations
21st Term 2020/ 21Commences 26th October, 2020July 2020 Candidates report back Registration deadline to be extended to 28th October, 2020
May & Nov. 2020 KASNEB Series23rd to 30th November, 2020KASNEB Examinations
Christmas Break 18th December, 2020 to 3rd January 2021 anuary, 2021
1st Term 2020/ 21 (Cont.)4th to 29th January 2021July 2020 KNEC Examinations (18th to 29th January 2020)
32Nd Term 2020/ 2115th February to 7th May 2021September, 2020 Admission cohort
43nd Term 2020/21Commences 24th May to 13th August 2021KNEC Examinations (2nd to 13th August 2021)

Note that the planned dates are subject to change depending on emerging information on COVID-19 infections at the disposal of the multi-agency monitoring teams; in such instances a supplementary communications shall be issued.

For more precise information on reporting dates for all students inclusive of new, reporting and students reporting from attachment students contact your respective institution.


We are a group of graduates from Kenya school of TVET which is tasked with Training of Technical Trainers to teach in secondary schools and tertiary institutions, Implementation of various syllabi under TVET Programs in collaboration with stakeholders. Development of relevant syllabi for technical training in collaboration with stakeholders.

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