More than 62800 candidates who sat for KCSE exams in 2017 to join public universities

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BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,9TH APRIL 2018-More Than  62,800 candidates  who wrote  their Kenya Certificate of Secondary School Education (KCSE) examination last year  will have a chance to join  various public universities across the country.

Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed  says  that of this number, 41 percent are females.

Speaking  during the  launch of  the 2018-2019 university placement cycle at Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development on Monday, She indicated that 553 student who qualified for degree courses opted for diploma while 547 were not admitted by choice.

The CS   asked dons to ensure students admitted receive the necessary support.She further stated  that the Ministry will continue to support tertiary institution to continue producing skilled labour, she

She added that  Student information management system should be implemented in universities as required and all students details captured.

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