KUCCPS opens portal for 2022 KCSE candidates; Check Out The Minimum Requirements And Deadline

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The deadlines for applications for the 2023–2024 placement cycle of government-sponsored students at universities, colleges, and other tertiary



training institutions were released by the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS).





The school/center application will open on September 19, 2022, and close on November 30, 2022, according to a memo




from KUCCPS Chief Executive Officer Dr. Agnes Mercy Wahome dated September 19 and sent to all secondary school principals.





In order for students to receive government sponsorship, secondary schools must provide the necessary career guidance and help




Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) candidates complete the online application for placement into universities, colleges, and other tertiary training institutions.




In accordance with the instructions provided on the service’s website, the schools are responsible for gathering,




compiling, and submitting the applications on behalf of their students through the school portal.





that only Kenyan nationals are eligible for government-sponsored student placement, and that both merit-based and affirmative action standards are used.




Each applicant must pay a Ksh. 500 application fee during the school application stage.





The minimum standards for admission to degree programs are C+, C-, D (plain) for craft certificates, and D- (minus) for artisan certificates, and lower.




Regardless of their KCSE exam results, Dr. Wahome urged all qualified individuals to apply for placement.





Each KCSE candidate will have the chance to select their favourite courses from the list below;

  1. Degree Course: 1(a), 1(b), 1(c), 2, 3, 4.
  2. Diploma Course: 1, 2, 3, 4.
  3. Craft Course: 1, 2, 3, 4 and;
  4. Artisan Course: 1, 2, 3, 4.




All applicants are invited to submit applications at all four levels. They should, however, only select the programs they are genuinely interested in studying. No field is required.





After KNEC releases the 2022 KCSE results, the Placement Service will announce the dates for the first revision of choices.





Candidates will be offered the opportunity to revise in the Subsequent Revisions by picking from courses with open seats if they do not receive any of their top selections after their prior placement applications have been processed.




According to the 2012 Kenyan Constitution’s requirements, the Placement Service uses affirmative action standards based on gender, marginalized groups, and disabilities.





Principals were urged to explicitly state the citizenship of the student, gender, kind of handicap (if applicable), and geographic location of the school or examination center in order to ease this process for the benefit of the kids.





Among its other duties, KUCCPS coordinates the admission of government-sponsored students to universities and colleges and creates career counselling programs for the benefit of students.

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