MoE is in Uproar After 408879 Students Fail to Apply for Courses
MoE is in Uproar After 408879 Students Fail to Apply for Courses. The Ministry of Education has expressed worry over students who did not apply for university placement.
According to Ezekiel Machogu, 870 561 people qualified for entrance to various universities and colleges through CS education.
Despite this, a number of students who qualified for placement did not enrol in degree, diploma, or certificate programmes.
Of the 870,561 eligible students, 23,138 did not apply for degree-granting courses.
This represents 13.35% of the total.
Furthermore, he stated that 136,592 students who were eligible for diploma courses did not apply.
“Equally, those who qualified for diploma courses in our various technical programmes and middle-level colleges, totaling 136, 592 (63.94%), have not applied for any diploma course,” Machogu stated.
Furthermore, 249,149 students who were qualified for certificate programmes did not apply at all. This represents for 86.42 percent of the total application, according to the CS.
Machogu was addressing at the Kenya School of Government in Nairobi on Monday, when the 2022 KCSE university placement results were released.
He encouraged those who had not applied to do so, assuring them that they could still be accepted.
According to Machogu, “we are hopeful that they will be able to apply because our universities and technical institutions still have room.”