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KUCCPS Opens Application Portal For University Placement; How to Apply

KUCCPS Opens Application Portal For University Placement; KCSE Candidates 2021

Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) has opened the application window for 2021 KCSE candidates to apply for placement or to change their course selections.

All applications and changes must be submitted online, according to KUCCPS, and candidates are recommended to adhere to the June 2 application deadline.

KUCCPS will assess their applications and place them in the universities or colleges of their choosing, taking into account regional balance, performance, and space availability in the selected institutions.

On Friday, May 20, Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha instructed KUCCPS to open its portal to provide students adequate time to submit their applications, adding that pupils who received a mean grade of C+ or higher would be placed in universities.

“All the 144,466 Kenyans with C+ and above who sat the 2021 KCSE examination are eligible to apply for degree programmes in the 70 universities,” the Education CS stated.

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Candidates who received a mean grade of C (plain) or lower in the 2021 KCSE can consider applying for courses at TVET institutes and Teacher Training Colleges.

KUCCPS Opens Application Portal

How to Apply

1) All applications must be done online through the student’s portal accessible through the KUCCPS website.

2) Log in using your credentials i.e. KCSE index number, KCSE year and password. (For your initial password, use your birth certificate number or KCSE index number).

3) Once you have logged in, select four courses that you would like to pursue and the government institution you wish to join.

4) List them in order of priority, the first being the most preferable course and institution and the fourth being the least.

5) Once done click submit.

The application should be done online through the KUCCPS Student’s Portal, students.kuccps.net, which is accessible through the Placement Service website www.kuccps.ac.ke. 

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