To All Secondary Schools/2018 KCSE Examination Centres

Application to Universities and Colleges

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service is a State corporation established under the Universities Act, 2012 to coordinate the placement of Government-sponsored students to universities and colleges, among other functions.

The Placement Service is pleased to announce that the online application portal is now open to all school principals to upload course choices submitted by the 2018 KCSE examination candidates in their respective institutions/centres.

The portal may be accessed by all schools/examination centres with registered 2018 KCSE candidates who wish to apply for degree, diploma, certificate and artisan certificate courses in universities and colleges under Government sponsorship.

School principals are urged to ensure that each of their KCSE candidates submits their choices of courses in the various categories (degree, diploma, craft certificate and artisan certificate). The minimum requirement for admission to diploma and certificate courses are a mean grade of C – (minus) and D plain respectively.

The school/centre application system will close on December 31, 2018.

For the application procedure, please visit the Placement Service website Enquiries may sent by email to or by calling 0723 954 927, 0734 879 662 or 0205137400.

Please note the application deadline.

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service takes this opportunity to wish all the 2018 KCSE examination candidates success.