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The placement body said all students who scored C+ or above would be absorbed.

At least 125,449 students who qualified to join public universities have been invited to apply for degree courses.

Those who had applied before have also been called up to revise their choices if they want to.

Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Services (KUCCPS) announced the invitation to the students through a statement on Monday.

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“Pursuant to its mandate as provided for in the Universities Act, 2012, Section 56 (1) (a), the placement board, during a meeting held today February 17, 2020, has considered the placement of the 2019 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination candidates to universities and colleges,” KUCCPS said in the statement.

The placement body said all students who scored C+ or above would be absorbed.

The universities have declared a capacity of 193,878.

KUCCPS said students could apply for the courses online. The online registration is open from February 17 to March 9, 2020.

According to the placement agency, another 688,928 students qualified to join different tertiary intuitions through government sponsorship.

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The government has said that it aims to have all students who sat for KCSE transit to universities and colleges.

At least 563,479 students who scored between grade C and E will be given an opportunity to apply for courses in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (Tvet) institutions.

The board said it could absorb 62 per cent of students who scored C or below in government Tvet intuitions.

The remaining 38 per cent can be absorbed in other vocational training institutions in the country.


KUCCPS Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Services

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