KUCCPS Placement And Application 2023: How To Apply and Revise Your Courses

This detailed guide provides comprehensive information about the KUCCPS application process for 2023/2024. Learn about the requirements, application steps, and payment methods for your university or college placement.)

Jun 21, 2023 - 12:00
Jun 21, 2023 - 12:01
KUCCPS Placement And Application 2023: How To Apply and Revise Your Courses
KUCCPS Application 2023/2024: Latest News And Updates

Have you recently completed your KCSE and are anxious about the next step? The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) has exciting news! The KUCCPS application process for 2023 is now open, starting May 17, 2023, and ending on June 7, 2023. This is your golden opportunity to apply or revise your choices for higher education courses at various universities, public TVET colleges, and TTCs.

Eligibility and Requirements

Who Can Apply?

Application for degree courses is specifically for the KCSE class 2022 who have achieved a Mean Grade of C+ or above. For all Form four leavers who sat their KCSE between 2000 and 2021 and have never been placed by KUCCPS, there are opportunities at all levels except Degree courses at TVET colleges. Even Diploma in Secondary Teacher Education at Government Teacher Training Colleges (TTCs) is accessible for applicants who have scored C+ and above.

 Minimum Entry Requirements

What are the minimum grades required for different programs?

  • For Degree Programmes, you require a Mean Grade of C+.
  • For Diploma Programmes, a minimum of C- is needed.
  • Craft Certificate Courses demand a D grade.
  • And for Artisan Certificate courses, an E grade is sufficient.

The Application Process

Step-by-step Guide to Apply

Are you ready to take the first step toward your dream career? Here's how you can apply:

  • Navigate to the KUCCPS website, www.kuccps.ac.ke, and click the Student's Portal tab.
  • Hit the Login tab.
  • To log in, use your KCSE Index Number, KCSE year, and password. Your password is either your KCPE index number or your birth certificate number.
  • Once logged in, explore the available courses, universities, and TVET colleges on the Programmes and Institutions tabs. Ensure you note the program codes of the courses you are interested in.
  • To apply, select Application/Revision and key in the program codes in the form provided in the order of priority.
  • Once all your program codes are accepted, hit submit.
  • To finalize your submission, follow the payment procedure that will appear on your screen.

For more detailed guidelines, download and read the Student's Guide available on the portal under Downloads.

Government Scholarship and Loan Eligibility

Only students who apply through KUCCPS and are placed for Degree programs in Public Universities and Diploma, Craft Certificate, and Artisan courses in TVET institutions under the State Department for Vocational and Technical Training will be eligible to receive the Government scholarship and a loan from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB). Students placed in Private Universities and other institutions will not qualify for Government scholarships but are still eligible to apply for a HELB loan.

Application Support Across the Country

If you require any support during the application process, KUCCPS officers are stationed in Huduma Centres nationwide. You can seek help at Nairobi (GPO), Mombasa,Nakuru, Eldoret, Kisumu, Nyeri, Meru, and Machakos. You can also contact KUCCPS via the customer care numbers provided on their website or social media channels.

Important Dates to Remember

Take advantage of this important opportunity by remembering the important dates. Here is a timeline you need to keep in mind:

  • KUCCPS application opens on May 17, 2023.
  • The application window closes on June 7, 2023.

The successful placements will be announced in August 2023 (exact dates to be communicated later).

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This comprehensive guide will shed light on the KUCCPS Placement and Application process for 2023. Choosing your courses wisely and thoroughly understanding the application process is crucial. If you have any further queries, remember you can contact KUCCPS officers stationed in Huduma Centres across the country or via the numbers on their website. Seize this golden opportunity and secure your future by making the right choices. Good luck!

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some common questions you may have about the KUCCPS Placement and Application 2023:

Can I revise my course choice after submitting my application?

Yes, you can revise your course choices within the application period. Please note that each revision will require an additional fee.

How many times can I revise my application?

You can revise your application as often as possible within the application window. However, every revision made after the first submission will require an additional fee.

What happens if I miss the application deadline?

You must complete the application deadline to ensure your application for that academic year is considered. You will have to wait for the next application window to apply again.

Can I apply if I didn't meet the minimum grade requirement?

If you still need to meet the minimum grade requirement for the course you intended to apply for, you could still apply for a lower-level course that matches your KCSE grade.

How will I know if my application has been successful?

You will receive a placement notification via the email you used during your application. This is typically sent out a few weeks after the application period ends.

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