BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,25TH JULY,2021-The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) now says the 2020 KCSE candidates will know their fate by mid-August this year.
KUCCPS, in a statement to newsrooms on Sunday, said this follows the conclusion of the revision of choices on July 23, 2021 for those who applied for placement to local universities and colleges.
“We are keen on concluding the process and releasing the outcome to all applicants by mid August, 2021,” said Dr. Agnes Mercy Wahome, the KUCCPS Chief Executive Officer.
The application and revision of choices that was in its third and final round was scheduled to close on July 17, 2021, but KUCCPS granted a week’s extension to mobilise more applicants and ensure no eligible candidate was left behind.
“A total of 4,359 candidates took advantage of the extension and revised their degree choices. In total, over 90 % of all candidates who qualified for degree courses applied,” read the statement.
“Since May 24, 2021, KUCCPS has been rallying all the 2020 KCSE examination candidates to apply for placement to universities and colleges for sponsorship in artisan, certificate, diploma or degree courses of their choice.”
KUCCPS said it also targeted secondary school graduates with any mean grade from the year 2000 to 2020 for placement and government sponsorship to WET institutions