According to Mercy Wahome, CEO of Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service, all 826,807 KCSE candidates would be placed in institutions of higher learning (KUCCPS
She claimed that all 145,145 people who met the minimum university entry criterion of a C+ or better will be admitted to public and private universities as a result of government funding.
“Candidates with grades of E to C will be eligible for government funding at Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutes,” she added.
681,662 candidates received grades ranging from C plain to E in the KCSE exam, according to the results. Magoha emphasized the importance of improving TVET institutions, which will enroll the majority of Form Four leavers.
The Cabinet Secretary for Education is George Magoha. Last Monday, declared that all candidates were eligible to advance to higher learning institutions based on their grades.
According to Wahome, only those who apply for placement at different universities and TVET institutes would be considered for placement and government subsidies.
According to the results released on Saturday, April 23 by Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha, only 145,145 applicants who sat the 2021 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exam received university entry grades.
Those candidates received a C+ on the transition exam, with about 700,000 students failing. On the other hand, students who received a D or higher can enroll in certificate and diploma programs for a second chance at higher education.
Students in the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) program who receive C and C minus grades can enroll in diploma courses at any of the country’s 31 institutions.
People who have a D+ or lower can also participate in certificate programs, which include craft certificate courses for those who have a D or higher and artisan certificates for those who have a D plus or lower.