KUCCPS Application 2024/2025

KUCCPS Application 2024/2025, Apply Online Now

The KUCCPS application 2024/2025 deadline has been pushed to 26 February 2024. The move by the CEO Dr. Mercy Wahome is to ensure that every eligible learner applies for the available courses.

This comes after the system jammed and experienced delays due to the high number of learners applying for courses.

If you’re a learner who wants to pursue a course in 2024, this is the best time to apply for a course and beat the deadline. We have prepared everything you need to know about the KUCCPS application in this article.

KUCCPS Application 2024/2025 Online

To beat the 2024/2025 application deadline, follow these steps:

  1. Open the KUCCPS student portal
  2. Use your KCSE index number as your username (20501236001)
  3. Enter KCSE year
  4. Enter your KCPE index number or birth certificate number as your password
  5. Head straight to the courses and bookmark or write down the course codes from various institutions
  6. Start your application process
  7. Enter the course code
  8. The system will fetch your course depending on the code you entered
  9. You will be notified if you qualify for the courses (remote institutions are less competitive, so you might want to try them)
  10. Fill all the blank spaces with your preferred courses (don’t choose a course you don’t want just to fill the boxes, you end up being selected to pursue that course)
  11. Click submit
  12. Proceed to pay Ksh 1,500 using Mpesa
  13. After you’re done with the payment, enter the Mpesa transaction code in the REF section on the portal.

Wait for KUCCPS to announce the shortlists after 3 – 4 months

KUCCPS Application 2024/2025

Courses offered

The courses available at KUCCPS are divided into five sections

  1. KMTC programmes (C plain and above)
  2. Degree programmes (C+ plus and above)
  3. Diploma programmes (C plain and above)
  4. Certificate programmes (D plain and above)
  5. Artisan programmes (E and above)

Please NOTE that KMTC courses are different. You can’t pursue a certificate course with a D plain unlike in other courses where you are eligible.

Overall KUCCPS has 39 public universities, 30 private universities, 237 TVETs, 118 colleges, and 11 universities TVET. Students can choose any of the schools included as they are eligible for government scholarships.


The KUCCPS application 2024/2025 deadline is around the corner. Before 26 February 2024 approaches, you can apply for a course and stand a chance to benefit from the government education grant.

Don’t wait until it’s too late to actualize your dream, start your application today before the system jams due to the high number of applicants.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is KUCCPS open for the 2024/2025 intake?

Yes, it’s open and you can apply for your preferred courses at a cost of Ksh 1,500.

Is the KUCCPS student portal open?

The portal is open but has downtimes during the day due to a large number of students scrambling to apply for courses.

How to apply for KUCCPS placement?

All applications are done online via the student portal. Log in using your academic credentials, apply for your courses, pay the application fee of Ksh 1,500, submit, and wait to be posted to one of the institutions you selected.

How do I check my KUCCPS placement on my phone?

Check your KUCCPS placement by sending a message with your KCSE index number to 20842

What is the deadline for KUCCPS application 2024?

The deadline was extended to February 26, 2024. Dr. Agnes Wahome the CEO extended the deadline to ensure every eligible student applied for a course in a university, college, or a TVET.

How long does it take for KUCCPS to place students?

KUCCPS takes around 3 to 4 months to place students in higher learning institutions. From February, the official placement results may be announced in May or June of 2024

Which year did KUCCPS start?

KUCCPS was officially launched in 2012 by the late former President Mwai Kibaki.

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