KUCCPS Placement: 2022 Results Released as Over 16k 2021 KCSE Candidates Who Scored C Plus and Above Opt for Diploma Shunning Degree Courses
The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service Board has released placement results for the 2022-2023 academic cycle. Speaking during the release of the results, Outgoing Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha said 16,310 2021 KCSE students did not apply for university slots.
Magoha noted that the students may have sought other opportunities, including those that may have opted to study abroad. He said that a total of 250,052 students submitted their applications for placement to universities, TVET institutions, and Teacher Training Colleges
Kuccps Placement Results 2022-2023
Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has officially released the 2022/2023 universities and colleges’ student placement results. George Magoha said over 16,000 2021 KCSE Candidates did not apply for placement.
Magoha expressed his joy at students applying to join Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).
Magoha pointed out that 16,310 candidates who qualified for degree programmes in the 2021 KCSE examination did not submit applications to be placed.
He said it would be because they may have found better opportunities or courses to pursue their dreams.
“I have also noted that 16,310 candidates who qualified for degree programmes in the 2021 KCSE examination did not submit applications and may have opted to pursue other opportunities including opting to study abroad,” said Magoha.
Successfully placed Magoha also announced that 250,052 students submitted applications for placement to universities, TVET institutions and TTCs, and all applicants were successfully placed. “A total of 250,052 submitted their applications for placement in universities TVET institutions and Teacher training colleges. I am pleased to note all applicants have been successfully placed,” declared the CS.
Magoha also commissioned a new classroom in preparation for the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) placed applicants for admission to the 32 public diploma primary teacher training colleges for the first time.
KUCCPS placed 1,538 to join Diploma in Primary Teacher Education and Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education.
It was reported that Magoha suggested regular verification of all degrees in the country to weed out fake academic credentials. “If had had the powers I would say because of all this noise, everybody’s degree should now be checked so that we find out if this is actually a problem. It’s becoming a big issue.
You can’t have a degree in six months,” said the CS. Magoha called on the political class to allow the Commission for University Education to professionally handle the issues as they are within their mandate.