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After revealing a controversial scoresheet for 2021 permanent employment, Teachers Service Commission has yet again come with 2021 internship employment scoresheet.

In the new scoresheet, TSC opt to revert to its traditional way of awarding marks to the candidates.

However, Diploma and Degree candidates from same year of graduation and same academic qualifications will continue scoring same marks going into Internship employment.

The coming exercise will see about 6000 teachers employed as intern for both primary and secondary schools.


The qualified candidates will be required to apply for the vacancies online and wait for shortlisting.

After the shortlisting exercise, the commission will then invite candidates for interviews.

Teachers Service Commission and Boards of Management are required to conduct the selection exercise for the advertised vacancies in their institutions.

The Selection Panel will be expected to exercise the highest degree of transparency and accountability, as stipulated in the Public Officers Ethics Act, and TSC Code of Conduct and Ethics 2015.

The Head of Institution is required to induct the panel members on the relevant sections of the Act and CORT 2015 before the commencement of the selection exercise.


All applicants must be registered teachers as per Section 23 (1) of the Teachers Service Commission Act, 2012. Applicants who are not registered do not qualify to be recruited.

Applicants who apply for confirmation of results from KNEC should give the address of the County Director where they have submitted their applications.


Applicants whose names differ in the certificates and/or identity cards are required to present sworn affidavit on the difference in names.


Applicants who re-sat either KCPE or KCSE examinations (or their equivalents) MUST present certified copies of the certificate(s) of the national examination(s) in question for all attempts.



Degree (BED)

First class 40

Second Class Upper 35

Pass 30

Degree + PGDE or BSC+PGDE

First class 4O

Second Class 35

Pass 30

Diploma + Dip Tech Education

Distinction 40

Credit 35

Pass 30

Diploma in Education

Distinction 40

Credit 35

Maximum Score 40

Awarding of marks for Length of stay since qualifying as a teacher (since graduation).


Its also important to note that length of stay after graduation is weighty and it is the mother of all when it comes to scoring marks;



2015 and before 25

2016 20

2017 15

2018 10

2019 and after 5


Awarding of marks for Length of stay since qualifying as a teacher for those previously employed by TSC

2018 and after 25
2017-2016 20
2015-2014 15
2013-2012 10
2011 and before 2


Advantage of Communication ability and Co-curricular certificate of participation

One who has a co-curricular certificate of participation will also stand higher chances of scoring more marks. This part is very crucial when it comes to breaking of ties.

Communication Ability 2
Participation in Co-curricular activities 1
Students’ academic performance(Exam Record) 1
Special Talent(s) 1

So as to be on a save side, its important to provide evidence by producing a document to score above marks. NB: No candidate should score zero in this section



It is important to note that good command in communication and convincing confidence level will put you in a good position to secure a job with TSC.


Finally, Ensure that your mastery of content in your teaching subjects is commendable and don’t forget to wear your mask and observe all the Covid 19 protocols as stipulated by the health ministry.

Good luck to all unemployed teachers who will take part in the exercise.

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