KUCCPS Students Portal Open for 2024 Updates and Info

KUCCPS Students Portal: Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) is a student placement agency. It coordinates the selection of secondary school students and their enrollments in universities and colleges under Kenya’s government scholarships. The enrollment and admission information is available through the placement portal.

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2024 KUCCPS Portal Login

The important details you need to login into the portal.

  • KCSE Index Number,
  • Year of KCSE and
  • your password (KCPE Index or Birth Certificate Number) as provided by your teacher in secondary school.

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Placement for Universities and College

Kenya has a good number of universities, colleges and technical and vocational centres for students to apply to. And, understandably, where the students are placed. According to KUCCPS, the students’ placement opportunities are as follows:
  • 546 Degree Programmes,
  • 218 Diploma Programmes,
  • 114 Certificate Programmes,
  • 145 Artisan Programmes,
  • 69 Universities, and
  • 179 Colleges.

Applicant Eligibility: For a candidate to be eligible to apply for a placement, the following conditions will apply:

  • A Kenyan Citizen is governed by Chapter Three of the Constitution of Kenya and the Kenya Citizenship Act Cap 170.
  • Sponsorship will be eligible to all applicants provided that the KCSE Candidates of the year preceding the selection and those who have never benefited before are given priority.
  • The minimum admission requirement to apply for degree programmes will be C+.
  • The minimum admission requirement to apply for a diploma will be C-.
  • The minimum admission requirement to apply for a craft certificate will be D.
  • The minimum admission requirement to apply for an Artisan certificate will be E.
  • Applications shall be subjected to minimum subject requirements from regulators and training institutions where applicable.

Is the KUCCPS Students Portal Open?

KUCCPS Student Portal is now active for 2024 course applications.

Kenya University and College Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) is responsible for the admission of students to universities and colleges in Kenya.

The body has enabled the KCCPS online student portal where students can conveniently perform the following:

  • Application for admission to an institution
  • Checking admission status
  • Checking courses offered at the institutions and so much more.

KUCCPS Application Guidelines 2024

To apply, log in to the Student’s Portal using your KCSE Index Number and KCSE Year. Use your Birth Certificate Number/KCPE Index Number as the Password.
All programmes have minimum subject requirements. You will only be able to apply for a course whose minimum requirements you meet, but the selection will be determined by the overall performance and the available capacity.
You may view the available programmes and their requirements by clicking the Programmes tab in the portal. You can also search for courses by institution, using the Institutions tab.
As you select the programmes, you may move the ones that interest you into the Course Basket. This will enable you to work with a shorter list when preparing your final list of courses to apply for.
Once you have settled on your preferred courses, you will only be required to enter the Programme Codes.
To apply, use the Application/Revision tab to enter the Programme Codes.
After confirming that the Programme Codes entered are for the courses you would like to apply for, please submit and follow the application fee payment instructions.
An application processing fee is charged as follows:
  • Students applying for the first time – Ksh 1,500
  • Students revising their choices submitted in school – Ksh1,000
The placement processing fee should be paid after you have selected courses.
You are advised to keep your transaction code safe. It will be required before you make any subsequent changes to your application.

How to check Universities and College/TVET Admission Letter

The students who have applied to a university, college or TVET training centre will have to check their status through the KUCCPS portal login.
So log in using the students such as your KCSE Index Number, Year of KCSE and Password.
If you have forgotten your password, call your school or seek help using the contact details provided below.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Here are some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) as answered by Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service.

What are the main functions of KUCCPS?

The main functions of the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) are to coordinate the selection of secondary school graduates for enrolment to universities and colleges under Government sponsorship. It is also mandated to develop career guidance programmes for the benefit of students, collect and retain data relating to student placement to universities and colleges and advise the Government on matters relating to student placement.

What is the difference between KUCCPS and HELB?

KUCCPS is a student placement agency while the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) is a student-funding agency. While the agency selects applicants for admission to universities and colleges for Government sponsorship, HELB provides Government loans and bursaries to the students once enrolled.

How can I contact KUCCPS?

KUCCPS offices are located at ACK Garden House on 1st Ngong Avenue in Community Area, Nairobi. You may also contact us through the telephone lines 020 5137400, 0734879662 and 0723954927, or by email to info@kuccps.ac.ke. Our official social media channels are @KUCCPS_Official (Twitter) and The.Placement.Service (Facebook).

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  1. Waruguru Esther Nyambura

    I would like to inquire about the location where the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) has placed me.

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