The KUCCPS mobile application is available on the Google play store. To get the app, simply search for the KUCCPS app and select the one titled ‘KUCCPS STUDENTS’ and have the official KUCCPS logo. Ensure the app is having the developer as ‘KUCCPS DEV TEAM’. Then, you can click on install to have it on your phone. Click here to get the app now.


Once installed, log in normally (as you do on the kuccps portal). To access your account, you must be armed with your KCSE index number, KCSE year, and password. Use Your Birth Certificate number or KCPE Index No (as used in KCSE Exam Registration) as your Initial Password. You can change this if you like but it is not very necessary to do so.

2022/2023 Kuccps Placement Application Process

The placement cycle is summarized below:

STAGE 1: School/Centre Application- 2022/2023 Placement.

The School/Centre application commenced on Monday, January 4, 2022, and closed on Wednesday, March 31, 2022. The principals’ manual to guide the process is available in the respective school portal.

Application Process

Each KCSE candidate shall be given an opportunity to choose their preferred courses as shown below:

1. Degree Course choices: 1(a), 1(b), (c), 2, 3, 4.
2. Diploma Course choices: 1,2,3,4
3. Craft Course choices: 1,2,3,4
4. Artisan Course choices: 1,2,3,4

All candidates should be encouraged to apply and can give choices from all four levels.

However, they should make choices only for programmes they are interested in pursuing.

It is important to note that currently, KUCCPS places students to Bachelor Degree (currently C+ and above), Diploma (C- and above), Craft Certificate (D plain and above), and Artisan (D- minus and below).

Therefore, all candidates qualify for placement in university or college irrespective of their KCSE examination results grade.

An application fee of Kshs. 500 shall be charged per student.

STAGE 2: First Revision– 2022/2023 Placement.

The first revision of Degree and TVET choices will be held on dates to be announced by KUCCPS after the release of the K.C.S.E. Results.

Application Fees

If the student applied for placement during the School/Centre application, they shall pay Kshs.1,000.

If the student is applying for placement for the first time at this stage, they shall pay Kshs.1,500.

STAGE 3: Second and Subsequent Revisions – 2022/2023 Placement.

Candidates who will not merit any of their preferred choices in the processing of their preceding placement applications will be given a chance to revise during the subsequent Revision by selecting from courses with unfilled capacities.

Affirmative Action Criteria

The Placement Policy applies affirmative action criteria based on: gender, marginalization, and disability.

To facilitate this process for the benefit of the students, principals are reminded to indicate clearly the following information for every candidate accordingly:

  • Citizenship
  • Gender
  • Nature of disability (where applicable)
  • The geographical location of the school/Examination center

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service take this early opportunity to wish all 2020 K.C.S.E. Examination Candidates success in the forthcoming examinations and requests all secondary school principals to submit Centre/School placement application choices and contact details for their KCSE candidates.

KUCCPS further urges all schools and candidates to continuously visit the Placement Service website for more information on their services.
For inquiries, write to Kuccps at