A step-by-step guide on how to apply for KUCCPS


Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service(KUCCPS) opened student portal on March 20, for KCSE 2022/2023 candidates to apply for their preferred courses. Its important to note that these institutions are those that have been accredited by (KUCCPS). We will take you through step by step procedure of applying/revising into a tertiary institution through KUCCPS. KUCCPS Application Guidelines and Procedure.

how to apply for KUCCPS

Step 1:

You are required to log into the Student’s Portal through this url: https://students.kuccps.net.

Step 2:

Enter your KCSE Index Number and KCSE Year. Also you can use your Birth Certificate Number or KCPE Index Number as the Password.

Step 3:

Complete your profile by filling the following; your email, guardian/parent email, your phone, guardian/parent, postal address, postal code and postal town. Confirm then click on submit.

Step 4:

All programmes have minimum subject requirements. You will only be able to apply for a course whose minimum requirements you meet, but the selection will be determined by the overall performance. You may view the available programmes and their requirements by clicking the Programmes tab in the portal. You can also search for courses by institution, using the Institutions tab. As you select the programmes, you may move the ones that interest you into the Course Basket. This will enable you to work with a shorter list when preparing your final list of courses to apply for. Once you have settled on your preferred courses, you will only be required to enter the Programme Codes. To apply, use the Application/Revision tab to enter the Programme Codes. After confirming that the Programme Codes entered are for the courses you would like to apply for, please submit.

Step 5:

You are then required to pay an application fee. An application processing fee is charged as indicated below: • Students applying for the first time – Ksh 1,500 • Students revising their choices submitted in school – Ksh1,000 • How to Pay for KUCCPS 2022/2023 • How to M-PESA on your phone. • Select Pay Bill option. • Enter Business no. 820201.

• Enter KCSE Examination year followed by 11 Digit INDEX NO e.g.201401234567891 as your account number.

• Enter the Amount.

• Enter your M-PESA PIN and Send.

The placement processing fee should be paid after you have selected courses. You are advice to keep your M-Pesa transaction code safely. It will be required before you make any subsequent changes to your application.

Available Huduma Centers Countrywide

Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) also offers services at the following Huduma Centres. Nairobi (GPO and Makadara) Mombasa Kisumu Eldoret Nakuru Nyeri Meru Garissa Kakamega Kitui


Phone: 020 5137400, 0723954927, 0734879662 Facebook: @The.Placement.Service Twitter: @KUCCPS_Official Website: www.kuccps.ac.ke Candidates are are advice, regardless of your KCPE score you have a chance to enroll you desired career under government sponsorship by joining a college or university through KUCCPS.
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