Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) has announced a new deadline for students who missed out on the first Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) placement
In a statement released on Tuesday, the placement agency explained that the new deadline for placement application will be Saturday, September 16, 2023 after many students failed to secure slots.
The initial deadline for KMTC placement had been pegged for Sunday, September 10.
“Did you apply for Kenya Medical Training College courses through KUCCPS but missed? Log in to and choose another KMTC course, free of charge,” the statement read in parts.
The extension is meant to allow KMTC applicants who did not get a chance to at the Medical Training College to try their luck again
The extension also gives students more time to make informed decisions about their future studies, by choosing related courses which they would like to pursue.
KMTC is a state corporation under the Ministry of Health entrusted with the role of training the various health disciplines in the health sector, to serve the local, regional and international markets.
It is the largest health training institution in Kenya, with over 40,000 students enrolled in various programs.
KMTC offers a wide range of courses, from certificate to diploma to degree level. The courses offered include Clinical Medicine, Nursing, Environmental Health, Pharmacy, Public Health and Laboratory technology.
Other courses include Medical Engineering, Radiography and Physiotherapy.
KMTC has over 70 campuses located all over the country.
To be eligible for admission to KMTC, applicants must have a minimum of C (plain) in KCSE or its equivalent. The tuition fees for KMTC vary depending on the course and the campus.
The KUCCPS placement proocess is based on a student’s KCSE grade, their choice of courses, and the availability of spaces in universities and colleges.
Students who are interested in applying for placement to universities and colleges can do so through the KUCCPS website. The website has a step-by-step guide on how to apply for placement.