Admission Requirements

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The following shall be eligible for admissions to Diploma in Computer Science at Egerton University as per University statutes:

Applicant must possess KCSE certificate with a minimum of C. In addition, he/she must have obtained at least the following grades:

Physics C or Physical Sciences C

Maths C Kiswahili C

English C

OR

Applicant must possess KCE/EACE certificate with at least a Division three (3) with at least the following grades:

Physics or Physical Sciences Credit five (5).

Mathematics Credit four (4).

English Language Credit six (6) Or Kiswahili Credit (6)

OR

Applicant must have passed KACE/EAACE examination. In addition, he or she must possess at least: Subsidiary pass in Mathematics and

At least a credit pass in Physics/Physical Sciences at Ordinary level.

OR

Any equivalent qualification such as Certificate in Microcomputer Application, Programming etc, recognized by the senate of Egerton University.

Those that have week grades in maths and physics can do a certificate course at NTC, a certificate that prepares them for the Diploma.

1. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

The following shall be eligible for admissions to Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at Egerton University as per University statutes:

Candidates must meet the Minimum University general admission criteria.

Candidates must have passed the K.C.S.E. with mean grade of C+, or equivalent examination with the following minimum grades to be considered:

(a) EITHER

Mathematics B

Physics B-

(b) OR

Mathematics B

Physical Science B-

(c) IN ADDITION

Obtained a B- grade in one humanities subject and B- grade in one language subject.

Candidates who have done A’ Levels (Maths, Physics and another Science subjects) or equivalent and passed with at least one principle and two Subsidiaries passes can also apply.

Holder of a diploma with credits passes and above in Computer science or equivalent from institutions recognised by Egerton University.

Students admitted with Diploma in Computer science may transfer credits according to Egerton University regulations.