Kuccps Placement 2021-2022; Why Teacher Trainees are likely to wait longer for Kuccps Placement Results, Letters and Admission to Teacher Training Colleges, TTCs
Teacher Trainees to wait longer for KUCCPS placement 2021 to TTCs, Find out why
Trainee teachers will be obliged to wait longer for government funding since they yet to be put under the ambit of Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS).
The Standard recently established that KUCCPS is still rolling out plans, including meeting leadership of the Teacher Training Colleges (TTCs), that would lead to the first placement of students.
Trainee teachers are the only college students who are not included in the disbursement of Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) funding which currently caters for learners in university, diploma, certificate and vocational training.
KUCCPS Formula For Cluster Points Calculation
KUCCPS Formula For Cluster Points Calculation : We have summarized various KUCCPS certified formulas to help you make informed career choices.
Besides, we have prepared a list of top placement guidelines on how to calculate cluster points for 2021-2022 academic year intakes.
Calculate your weighted cluster point now!
Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service, popularly known as KUCCPS recently unveiled a precise formula to help students compute their score cluster points.
The calculation came in response to frequent inquiries on how to calculate cluster points. Figuring weight clusters is fundamental for KUCCPS placement and admissions to Kenyan Universities.
KUCCPS held a collaborative meeting in January this year to analyze and decide on 2021-2022 student placement in public universities.
The formula for calculating KUCCPS cluster points is now more simplified than before making it adaptable for most parts.
Government sponsored students can now determine their cluster points and qualification for various programs offered in different parts of the country with ease.
The board carefully considered the number of available slots in Kenyan universities about the results recorded for KCSE in the past year.
In essence, all the students who scored a minimum of 46 points equivalent to C+ are now eligible to enroll for university studies in public universities under government sponsorship.
KUCCPS online portal now contains an array of resources for students to calculate cluster points for jab admission.
These materials are particularly helpful in helping potential candidates to make informed career choices and further their career aspirations.
Further, the calculation is essential for students who scored a minimum of 32 points in 2018 KCSE national examination.
As self-sponsored students, this category is equally eligible for places in private and public universities.
Similarly, those students who attained 18 points and above will join tertiary institutions for craft certificate courses.
How to Calculate Cluster Points KUCCPS
The above formula is handy when calculating weight cluster points, below are some of the main critical denotations represented
w Weighted Cluster Point
c Raw Cluster Point
a Aggregate Cluster Point
m Maximum performance index per cluster for all students and subjects
r Raw cluster performance index per cluster for all subjects enrolled
api Aggregate performance index
spi Maximum performance index
Cluster points directly affect students eligibility for a particular course enrolled.
Different tertiary institution including Dedan Kimathi University, Nairobi University, Kenyatta University, and Jomo Kenyatta University all use different cluster even for similar classes.
These dynamics collectively necessitate the need for students to determine their cluster points before settling on a particular course of study.
Below are some of the factors that influence the grading system regarding clusters
1. Cluster Subjects for A Student
Group Subjects Selection Recommended
Group I Mathematics Compulsory 3
Group II Physics At least two 2
Group III Geography At least one 1
History & Govt
Hindu Rel. Ed
Group IV Aviation
Art and design
Building and construction
Group V German
2. Grade Points
Every academic course offered in higher learning require a minimum of four primary subjects. For this reason, cluster point calculation encompasses these subjects irrespective of its group. Below is a breakdown of KCSE grading points.
3. Raw cluster points
Raw cluster points are calculated using four grading subjects concerning the course requirements
Subject Grade Grading points
Mathematics A- 11
Physics B- 8
Chemistry B 9
Business studies A- 11
39 –raw cluster points
After directing the public on how to calculate cluster points for universities admissions, KUCCPS is now in the limelight of receiving student placement results.