KUCCPS First Revision of Degree and Diploma Course for the 2018/2019 Placement & Cluster Points

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The Board of the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) held its 28th meeting on 17th January 2018 to discuss the 2018/2019 placement of Government-sponsored students to Universities and Colleges.
After considering the analysis of the 2017 KCSE Examination Results together with the maximum available capacities in Kenyan Universities and Colleges, the Board resolved that:
All 2017 KCSE candidates who scored a minimum aggregate grade of C+ of 46 points shall be eligible for placement to both public and private universities to pursue degree courses under Government sponsorship.
All candidates who scored a minimum mean grade of C – of 32 points shall be eligible for placement to pursue diploma courses offered in tertiary institutions.
All candidates who scored a mean grade of D of 18 points and above shall be eligible for placement to craft certificate courses offered in tertiary institutions.
Towards this end, the Placement Service will open its online application system for applicants to revise their choices on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 00.00 hours and close on February 14, 2018 at 24.00 hours.
Those who did not submit their applications through their schools may use this opportunity to apply for degree, diploma or certificate courses of their choice as Government supported students.
The application procedure and other relevant guiding information may be accessed through the Placement Service website
Candidates who sat for their KCSE examination earlier than 2017 are only eligible for placement to Diploma and Certificate courses.
The Board further noted that in addition to the placement to degree, diploma and certificate courses mentioned in 1, 2 and 3, above, there are several opportunities in the technical training and vocational training centres that could absorb those who scored D-  to train in Artisan courses and those who scored E to train in the National Vocational Certificates Courses.
There are therefore enough opportunities for all our youth who completed their KCSE examination in 2017, regardless of their results.
John M. Muraguri
Chief Executive Officer


  1. lizzy

    January 20, 2018 at 10:03 am

    which is the best public university to pursue a diploma in software engineering

  2. Millicent Achieng

    January 25, 2018 at 9:08 am

    Help me calculate my cluster points please,i dont understand the formula,i did kcse last year and had B- of 59 points

  3. desmond

    January 25, 2018 at 1:53 pm

    has application for government sponered started because I can’t access the application …help me knw how it is going

  4. Ben

    January 25, 2018 at 10:05 pm

    Where is the formula for calculating weighted cluster mean?

  5. Simiyu Wangila Benjamin

    January 28, 2018 at 2:55 pm

    may i get my result slip

  6. marion shamallah

    January 30, 2018 at 1:08 pm

    I need to know different universities offering law and their cluster points

  7. David

    February 4, 2018 at 4:48 pm

    Kindly please please where is this 2017 form four candidate​ cluster points table you are referring me and becoming elusive.

  8. Joy kagwiria kamaingi

    March 1, 2018 at 3:10 pm

    How do I know whether I have qualified to persue a certain course in a particular university


      March 4, 2018 at 11:22 am


  9. Anthony Famba

    March 4, 2018 at 8:24 pm

    University admitted

  10. Anthony Famba

    March 7, 2018 at 9:15 pm

    College admitted

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