Payment of application process fee is done online using Mpesa with each K.C.S.E candidate paying Kenya Shillings Five Hundred (Ksh. 500) (unless we are notified that it has been changed).
What KUCCPS does not tell us is the Safaricom fee and other expenses involved like internet costs and expertize. Some schools will charge students from Ksh. 600/= to account for hidden costs but overcharging is pure extortion. However what KUCCPS requires from each candidate to process for placement is Ksh. 500/= (five hundred shillings only) regardless whether its a degree or diploma programme.
Preparations before payment
How do i know i have paid the kuccps application processing fee?
On the application page, click on view application button to download the list of students you had already registered. The list will appear and payment details.
How to upload an excel application form
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Welcome back, we will now embark on filling the kuccps excel application template/form. The 2017/2018 form is a bit different from 2016/2017, it seems some changes were done and more columns were added.
We will be tempted to follow some of the 2016/2017 rules of filling the form because new guidelines for 2017/2018 are yet to be published however once they are out in our custody we will revisit this page to make necessary changes as a way of resisting assumptions.
The edited parts of this excel format form has categories, we are going to work from one category to another.
1st category: Degree program applied for;
Note the following regulations: (2016/2017)
Suppose Tom of index 11212100001 wants to pursue mechanical engineering at Jomo Kenyatta university, but due to the demand of the the programmes at JKUAT, clusters points may shoot up, that means, if Tom's cluster subjects couldn't make anything above 42.6000, he may not get a vacancy in the university, this now calls for alternative universities.
If Tom's cluster subjects are for example 40.345, he may apply for the same programme at Machakos University (37.087) and Technical University of Mombasa (39.662) in this case, he may have a chance to get selected to pursue his dream career.
What then will his career guider fill in the 'degree programmes applied for' category?
Note the following:
What do you fill in the category 'degree programmes applied for' in column 2, 3 and 4?
If Tom's quest for Mechanical Engineering fails, he may opt to for plan B, C and D. This means, he is allowed to apply other courses of his choice from the same university or different universities. Let's have an assumption for Tom's plans
2ST CATEGORY: diploma PROGRAM APPLIED FOR;
This category is straightforward and clear. The procedure here includes:-
Points to note
The document attached above will guide you to identify postal codes, county and sub-county codes
e.g. 0798012089 (MS Excel will truncate the zero on the left, don't worry, its a usual procedure -798012089 )
e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org (the teacher can use a universal school email because students may change this later in their portals)
Its blocked, you can't change anything
Its blocked, you can't change anything
What on earth can you comment anyway? Well,
For students who have enrolled for placement, leave this area blank. For students who have not registered, give a reason why they did not register.
If you have a problem with edit blocked columns, please contact KNEC immediately. It means even your KCSE and properbly KCPE certificates have errors. KNEC CONTACTS
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What you need to know about KUCCPS
KUCCPS simply stands for The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service.
It was established as a Body Corporate under Section 55 of the Universities Act, in the year 2012 with the following functions;
How to work with kuccps portals
KUCCPS has three portals namely:
Using intitution's portal
This is the initial process of sending students details to the KUCCPS. It is done by institutions with beasts of burden being Computer teachers, Dean of studies, Quality assurance officers, Principals or any teacher in the school with computer skills. Some schools hire experts to get the job done who give it the magnificiency it deserves.
How do you know that you qualify to apply for KUCCPS placement as a student?
KUCCPS website publishes updates every year therefore all applicants are supposed to familiarize themselves with the updates before applying for any course in any university or college. By the time am writing this, 2017-2018 program;
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List of Marginalized Counties as per the Commission on Revenue Allocation Report
Turkana, Tana River, Marsabit, Lamu, Mandera Taita, Taveta, Wajir, Kwale, Isiolo, Kilifi, Samburu, Narok, West Pokot, Garissa.
For applicants who attended schools (both primary and secondary) in these 14 counties;
For applicants with disabilities, an application form which is available on the Placement Service website should be downloaded and completed and certified by:-
Let's now get started with institutional portal
Signing up to institution's portal
This is what you need to sign up for an institution's portal
Step 1: Open a user account
Confirm School/Centre Details
i) Open the signup page http://schools.kuccps.net/register/
ii) On the page that opens, fill the details as required then submit.
Enter User Information
iii) After submission, a new page will open where you will enter your user information to open an account to the portal. Fill the form appropriately and submit.
Did you see this?
Hurray! you have opened an account into the institution's portal others call it school's portal its all the same. Next is to login into the portal
Login to the portal
iv) If you were eager enough in the last step, then you saw the LOGIN button in the last form we used at the bottom left. If not, then click here [http://schools.kuccps.net/login/?next=/] to enter the login information.
v) Supply the portal with the username and password you created then click LOG IN to proceed to the placement and resources page. as shown below:
vi) Begin by downloading the resources you will need to make a successful placement bid.
Here is a list of items you will need to download
Downloading KCSE KNEC instructions and submitting project marks only needs a few steps to accomplish the mission. Let us take a walk through this together
Step 1: Requirements
Mitihani House, Dennis Pritt Road, Kilimani
Step 2: Accessing KNEC Examinations Portal
Step 3: Access projects page
Step 4: Sign In
Step 5: Downloading Instructions and selecting subject
To enter project marks, proceed as follows;
Step 6: Enter Marks
Step 7: Finally Download the report
This is all you need to submit a report to KNEC; to ensure the security of the parameters you entered,
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