The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service has officially opened its portal to allow the 2021 KCSE examination candidates to start revising their university and college choices.
A total of 144,466 KCSE 2021 candidates who scored a C+ are eligible to apply for degree programmes in the 70 universities across the country .
While at Thika Girls Karibaribi Secondary School in Kiambu County on Friday, Prof. Magoha assured the 2021 KCSE candidates who obtained the minimum university entry grade to also consider applying for courses in TVET institutions and Teacher Training Colleges (TTCs)
The KUCCPS placement urgency will admit students who scored a C plain to the 32 government primary teacher training colleges. The 2021 and previous years’ KCSE candidates, including non-citizens, can apply to these TTCs.
Previously the candidates who sat for KCSE between the years 2000 and 2021 and scored C (plain) and above are eligible to apply for placement to the primary TTCs.
Additionally, the three diploma-offering secondary TTCs – Kibabii, Lugari and Kagumo – will also be admitting students through KUCCPS under the Competency Based Curriculum system.
Professor magoha also noted that the application portal would remain open from May 20, 2022 to June 2, 2022.
The rest of the Students 671,415 Kenyans with mean grades ranging from C – to E in the 2021 KCSE examination are eligible for diploma, craft certificate and artisan certificate courses offered in 190 government institutions.
According to Kuccps, overall minimum entry requirement for diploma courses is C – (minus); for craft certificate courses is D (plain); and for artisan certificate courses is E.
The cabinet Secretary prof .Magoha encouraged students with C+ and above, who did technical subjects, to apply for these opportunities. Only those who apply through the KUCCPS portal will be considered for government sponsorship.
The CS directed KUCCPS adhere to the strict timelines and so that all applicants are informed of their placement by the end of June.