THE KENYA UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES CENTRAL PLACEMENT SERVICE (KUCCPS) is the new body that processes Application for Degree and Diploma Programmes in Universities and Colleges . KUCCPS online application form is available for download online and here is the procedure to apply :
KUCCPS APPLICATION CHOICES
Candidates with an overall grade of grade B (60 points) for male candidates and grade B- (58 Point s) for Female candidates will be allowed to make a total of 6 choices for either degree or diploma programmes
Candidates with an overall grade of C- and above but below grade B of 60 points for male and grade B-
of 58 Points for Female will be allowed to make a maximum of 6 choices from diploma programmes.
iChoices 1(a), 1(b) and 1(c) must be similar programmes while Choices 2, 3 and, 4 can be any other programmes.
Candidates with disabilities will download and fill the Disability application form and return the dully
filled form to the Placement Service
KUCCPS APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
KCSE Index No
KCPE Index No
Birth Certificate Number and in addition,
Enough money in your Mpesa to pay for revision.
The revision charge is Ksh. 1,000 for those candidates who had applied in School and
Ksh. 1,500 for those who had not applied in school.
PROCEDURE FOR KUCCPS APPLICATION
step 2. The student should input their index number, the year they sat for KCSE examination and their birth certificate number according to the information given to KNEC. In case the birth certificate number was not provided during registration the student should use their KCPE index number as the password.
step 3. ACCESSING AVAILABLE PROGRAMMES
a)Access Courses / Programmes within a particular grouping by clicking the group name e.g. Engineering.
b)Click on the particular programme that you want to pursue i.e. if it is Bachelor of Engineering (Civil
Engineering), click on it.
c)The following page shows the cluster subject requirements for a particular course, similar programmes
and their codes that will be used on the application and a key for the abbreviated institution
Step 4: APPLICATION FEE PAYMENT
a) Pay the required amount through your mobile phone by Mpesa following the instructions below:
Go to M-PESA on your phone.
Select Pay Bill option.
Enter Business no. 820201.
Enter KCSE Examination year followed by 11 Digit INDEX NO e.g.201401234567891 as your account number.
Enter the Amount.
Enter your M-PESA PIN and Send
b)you will receive a payment confirmation message from Mpesa. The confirmation message received from MPESA should not be deleted as it the transaction ID number will be used to confirm the changes
every time one makes a change / update on the system
STEP 5: APPLICATION/REVISION OF COURSES/PROGRAMMES
Use the link titled APPLICATION/REVISION to complete your application/revision as follows:
a) Enter the Programme codes for the revised programme choices that you recorded on the column labeled “New Programme Code” and Tick “ select to change/revise” column programmes you want to change / Revise.
b) The choices you have made will be displayed below i f the changes / revision was saved successfully (without errors). If you find errors indicated in red, correct and save again.
Step 6: Log Out / Sign Out
You MUST Log out when you have finalized with application. This is necessary so as to keep your application information safe
KUCCPS Support and contacts
For further assistance, an applicant may visit the KUCCPS offices at 1st Ngong Avenue, ACK Garden Community, during the application period. Enquires may also be made by sending an email through
firstname.lastname@example.org or Call either 0723-954-927 or 0734-879- 662 between 8 am and 5 pm during the application period.
KUCCPS APPLICATION POINTS TO NOTE :
There will be NO MANUAL REVISION using physical application forms. Application must
be done online following the procedure given above.
All payments for application MUST be made through MPESA as explained in step 4 of the
procedure. Any other mode of payment will NOT BE ACCEPTED.
The following guiding information will be available downloadable from the website.
List of programmes and 2013 cut –off points where applicable.
INCASE YOU FORGET YOUR KUCCPS LOGIN PASSWORD
N/B: Password is confidential and should not be disclosed to anybody else. if you forget password
1. A Password Reset Token will be Emailed to your registered Email Address
2. Use the Token to reset your password within the day Token was requested.
3. The Token is ONY valid for one day (upto midnight of the day Token was requested). Another token will be required by repeating the process.
4. A Password Reset Token can ONLY be requested ONCE per day.
5. Use the new password to access the Portal.