The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) has opened its portal for KCSE 2022/2023 students to revise the courses they selected through their schools.
Those who have never applied for KUCCPS placement at the school level might do so during this session.
According to the placement firm, the application portal is now open and will close on June 7, 2023.
All the candidates who scored the minimum university entry grade of (C+, plus and above) will secure a slot in both private and public universities under the government-sponsored programme.
The candidates with C+ (plus) and above will now jostle for the available vacancies and courses in universities. Of these; 893 scored A (plain), 6,420 had A- (minus) while, 14,427 garnered grade B+ (plus). Others were: 25,207 (B plain), 38,194 (B- minus) and 57,999 (C+ plus).
Education CS says the TVET system and Universities have places for all the 747,171 candidates who sat for the 2022 KCSE exams.
Other KCSE 2022 candidates, who will not make it for the degree courses, will be placed in colleges and TVET institution.
The Kuccps student portal was opened following a directive by Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha.
“I am pleased to note that KUCCPS is ready to proceed with university and college placement for the 2022 KCSE candidates. Accordingly, I wish to announce that the Revision of Choices for Placement to Degree, Diploma, Artisan and Craft Courses will commence today, He says.
Magoha further announced that the Universities, Colleges and TVETs will admit the students in the 2023/2024 academic year; beginning September 2023.
“All applicants will know the universities and colleges they have been selected to by the end of July 2023. This will enable our higher education institutions to admit the students in the new academic year beginning September 2023,” The CS said.
“All applicants will know the universities and colleges they have been selected to by the end of July 2023. This will enable our higher education institutions to admit the students in the new academic year beginning September 2023. The students and their parents will also have ample time to prepare adequately”, He said.