The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) has donated 30,000 copies of The Essential Career Guide to all secondary schools in the country.
During the release of the KUCCPS placement results for the year 2023/2024 on Monday, July 31st, Education CS Ezekiel Machogu emphasized that the provided materials would aid learners in making informed career choices.
Machogu highlighted that KUCCPS efficiently processed the applications of the 2022 KCSE cohort, prioritizing both the applicants’ preferences and merit.
Out of 870,561 eligible candidates seeking placements in universities and colleges, only 285,698 students submitted their applications through the KUCCPS portal .
Among the applicants, 285,167 successfully secured places in degree, diploma, and arts courses across 282 training institutions.
140,107 were placed in university programs, with 130,484 in public universities and 9,622 in private universities.
A total of 144,500 candidates were placed in TVETs, and 560 secured spots in secondary teacher training colleges. Surprisingly, 9,673 candidates who were eligible for degree courses chose to be placed in TVET institutions.
To access their results, all students can check their details by sending their KCSE index numbers via SMS to 20842. The results will also be available on the KUCCPS portal.
Cs Machogu also encouraged qualified Kenyans to seize the opportunities provided by the Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) applications and 32 primary teacher training colleges (TTCs).
These applications are open until August 4, 2023, and are specifically targeting individuals who completed KCSE examination between 2013 and 2022.