Tension and anxiety are running high among 880,000 KCSE students who sat for their national exams in 2022. We bring you KUCCPS student portal updates about what you expect awaiting entry into colleges and universities.
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The state of uncertainty is getting uncomfortable even as parents and learners await formal communication from the Ministry of Education.
KUCCPS student portal Updates 2023/2024
The fast-approaching August admissions to higher learning intuitions are the main cause of worry among parents and guardians needful for timely preparations.
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Is the KUCCPS portal open for the 2023 intake? KUCCPS portal finally opened on Wednesday May 17, 2023 and will remain open until the deadline scheduled June 8, 2023. Insufficient funding and court battles against the validity of the 2022 KCSE results are potential causes of gross delays.
Accusers say that KNEC outcomes, especially in the Nyanza region, were tampered with by CS Ezekiel Machogu.
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Stakeholders among them university heads are now afraid that further delays may adversely affect learning schedules which are yet to recover from COVID-19 alterations.
In addition, there is a likelihood of adjusting entry points for different courses as well as increasing varsity fees.
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Part of the report released by the Presidential Working Party on Education Reforms advised the following;
“The fees of government sponsored students Ksh. 16,000 have not been adjusted upwards since 1989. It should be raised up to a minimum of Ksh. 48,000 – Ksh. 52,000.”Educational Reform Report.
A tune of Ksh. 30 billion is required to successfully finance about 173,400 students who attained KUCCPS minimum university entry grade of a C+ (plus).
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Each of these learners receives an average of Ksh. 140,000 every academic year for tuition fees. Besides, the Higher Education Loans Board CEO Charles Ringera says HELB is battling a funding deficit of Ksh. 5.7 billion likely to affect at least 140,000 beneficiaries.
“The 2023 application has not yet opened. You will be notified when the application window is opened. For further updates, keep checking the KUCCPS website.”KUCCPS Official Statement.
Interested applicants will have to wait a little longer.
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KUCCPS student portal Updates indicate that the Ministry of Education is open for application, selection, and placement in higher learning institutions.