Find out the process for checking the KUCCPS 2024 placements results.


The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Services (KUCCPS) says 134,743 students are poised to join public universities.

Speaking during the release of the placement report for the 2023 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) candidates, the agency’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Agnes Wahome said 18,558 students have been placed in private universities.

11,991 students who had met the threshold for joining university opted to pursue diplomas.

85% of 2023 KCSE candidates with C+ and above made applications where 76.2% opted for Degree courses while the rest opted for Diploma (11,991).

Bachelor of Education attracted the highest number of applicants.

Male applicants continued to dominate placement to Degree programmes, sustaining a trend that has been observed since the beginning of the central placement system.

In contrast, female students were the majority of those placed in TVET, from the 2020/2021 Cycle to the present.

The agency also placed 19,653 students in Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC).

How to Check Placement Status

Learners who wish to know the higher institutions of learning they have been placed in are advised to log into their KUCCPS student portal.

“KUCCPS congratulates all the applicants whose placement report has been released today. Log in to to check the details of your university or college placement,” the placement service said. 

Once the learner clicks the login link.

They will be required to enter their KCSE index number, then the year they sat the national exam and enter their password.

Learners can use their birth certificate numbers or their KCPE index number as used in KCSE exam registration as their password to log into the portal.

Once fully logged in, the learner will be able to see the university they have secured placement in and know the particular course.  


At the same time, KUCCPS will open its portal for students who wish to transfer from institutions the agency has placed them on June 5.

CEO Agnes Wahome said the agency anticipates a smooth process that will guarantee completion of the entire process by July in time for all students to begin reporting in August.

She added that all the students qualified for the government sponsorship should apply for Higher Education Loans before they report to schools.

“A total of 153, 000 students who qualified (76 per cent) will get the Education funding. We will ensure a seamless process so that by August all students should be settled in their schools,” she said.


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