The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) has invited students who missed to secure placement in previous applications.
According to the placement body, any student who is KCSE holder can apply for diploma, certificate and artisan course. Application can be done for any TVET course in National Polytechnics, Technical Training Institutes or other Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions.
The online application system will open from Thursday, October 15, 2020 to Thursday, November 5, 2020 for the TVET Continuous Placement to Diploma, Certificate and Artisan courses. The minimum requirements are:
|Diploma||KCSE Mean Grade of C – (Minus) and above|
|Craft Certificate||KCSE Mean Grade of D (plain) and above|
|Artisan Certificate||KCSE Mean Grade of D – (minus) and|
All KCSE certificate holders who have not benefited from Government sponsorship before are eligible to apply where they meet the minimum requirements, whichever year one did the KCSE examination.
How to Apply
The placement body has stated that all applications must be done online through the Student’s Portal accessible via the Placement Service website www.kuccps.ac.ke.
The application procedure, available TVET courses and their requirements, a list of Government institutions sponsored under the Ministry of Education and other relevant information are available on the Student’s portal.
Here are the steps
Step 1: Visit the KUCCPS Website students.kuccps.net and log into your account on the student portal page.
Step 2: Once you’ve logged in you will be asked to provide the index number of your respective KCSE examination. Next, write the corresponding year when you sat for the KCSE examination. In the password section, you need to provide the number of your birth certificate. If you are not able to provide that then you can enter your KCPE index number instead.
Step 3: After you’ve successfully signed into your account on the web portal click on the ‘Courses/Programmes‘ option. Now, select the domain under which your desired course appears and finally click on the desired programme.
Step 4: After the selection of courses, a page pops up which shows the required cluster points (for all the subjects of the specific course), a list of similar courses (along with a key that represents the concerned college) and the respective course codes of all the courses offered by this institution.
Step 5: On completion of selection of desired courses, thenext thing is to pay the application fees through Mpesa. To make KUCCPS application fees through Mpesa follow these steps:
- Visit Mpesa on the mobile phone.
- Click on the option which reads as ‘Pay Bill’.
- Enter the Business number ‘820201’.
- Finally, you have to provide your exam year (KCSE) followed by the index number (11 digits)
- Enter your desired amount
- Enter the Mpesa PIN and just send it.
Always remember to log out after completing the whole application process so as to keep your data safe.
Application support will be provided through the Huduma Centres in Nairobi (GPO and Makadara), Mombasa, Kisumu, Nyeri, Garissa, Kitui, Eldoret, Kakamega, Meru and Nakuru, subject to social distancing and hygiene measures put in place in the respective Huduma Centres.
In addition, the Placement Service will continuously provide support through its official digital platforms.
For more information, visit the Placement Service website www.kuccps.ac.ke or call us on 020 5137400, 0723954927 or 0734879662.