Finally Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) has opened student portal for KCSE 2020 students to check courses and and universities or colleges they have been placed.
According to Dr Agnes Wahome who is Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) chief executive, a total of 94,275 candidates have so far been slotted to the degree courses they selected during the first phase of the placement exercise that was concluded on June 11.
Dr. Wahome further indicated that all applicants who have secured a programme will be notified through their student portals starting today.
At the same time KUCCPS Boss called on 10,707 candidates with C+ and above, who failed to submit any university application to do so.
It is important to note that students who scored between C and E and will be receiving their placement results at Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions.
Currently, here are the Minimum Requirements for placement:
LEVEL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Degree C + (Plus)
Diploma Diploma C – (Minus)
Craft Certificates D (Plain)
Artisan Certificate D – (Minus) and Below
This therefore means that all K.C.S.E. candidates, are eligible for placement to Universities and Colleges under Government sponsorship at the applicable level.
How To Check KUCCPS Placement 2021/2022, University/College Placement
Students can check universities or colleges they have been placed in three main ways;
- Through KUCCPS Student portal
- KUCCPS Mobile App
Through KUCCPS Student Portal
This is the most preferred way of checking placement report. It entails students login in using KCSE index number and using either KCPE index number or Birth Certificate number as password.
Here are steps to follow:
Login with your details as follows;
Username: (Use your full Index Number)
Password: (Use your Birth Certificate Number)
Once you logged in you will be able to see the course and university or college you have been placed.
Through KUCCPS Mobile App
This is the most convenient way of checking course placed. However, before using this method you must first download the mobile app from Google store.
To download KUCCPS student portal app go to google play store or click here.
Once the app has been downloaded, you can log in by using your KCSE index number, enter the year you did your KCSE and use either Your Birth Certificate Number or KCPE Index Number (as used in KCSE Exam Registration) as your Initial Password.
This involves the placement body sending message directly to the phone number of an applicant. Remember that during application for placement of courses, one is required to add mobile phone number in personal information.