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How To Check KUCCPS Placement Using Student Portal

How To Check KUCCPS Placement Using Student Portal

KUCCPS in full refers to the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service. The Placement body is mandated to place students in higher institutions of learning. 

The higher institutions of learning comprise Universities, TVETs, Colleges and Polytechnics. KUCCPS is undertaking the selection of students for admission to institutions of learning. 

The students KUCCPS places to higher institutions of learning are government-sponsored. After students have made their selections, the Placement body reviews and place them into their respective universities depending on the students’ choice and the available slots in institutions of learning i.e. universities, polytechnics, TVETs and colleges. 


How To Check KUCCPS Placement Using Student Portal

If you are a 2020 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) candidate here is how you can check your placement results. 

i. Visit the KUCCPS student portal via the link: 

ii. Log by entering your details as follows. 

iii. Use your full Index Number as your Username.

 iv. Enter Year as 2020 v. For the password, use your Birth Certificate Number or your KCPE index number. 

After logging in, you will see a text box that reads: “Congratulations, followed by the university you have been placed then finally the course you will pursue.” 


KUCCPS SMS notifications 

KUCCPS does send an SMS to the registered number having your placement details. You will get the SMS after the placement results have been announced. When applying for courses of your choice, KUCCPS provides three periods as details below. 

1. School Application Window 

This window or period lasts between October/November in a normal year and this is when candidates choose their courses before they sit for their examinations. 

In this application, a candidate pays a fee of Sh. 500. It is the cheapest and the best chance for a candidate to choose their preferred courses. 

2. KUCCPS First Revision 

For this application window, it is the placement body that announces the dates for the application. For this year, the application portal for the first revision was open from Monday the 24 of May 2021 and closed on the 11 of June 2021. 

3. KUCCPS Second Revision 

In case you have not qualified for selection for any of your preferred choices during the first round of selection, you will be given a chance to do another revision by choosing courses that have unfilled capacities. 


4. Placement to any program 

Any applicant who does not qualify for their choices but met the cut-off points for placement may be offered any course with unfilled capacities as long as the candidate meets the admission requirements for the course(s). 

KUCCPS Contacts And Location 

KUCCPS headquarters are located at the ACK Gardens, 1 Ngong’ Avenue, at Upperhill in Nairobi. 

Telephone 020 5137400 0723954927 0734879662 


Postal Address: P.O. BOX 105166 – 00101, Nairobi



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