The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service, KUCCPS, on April 15, 2019, released placement results for students who sat the 2018 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination. A total of 89,486 students were placed to degree programmes in public and private universities. Of this there may be students who were not satisfied with the courses and/ or universities into which they were admitted. Such students have a chance to request for a transfer to a university and/ or a course of their choice. According to KUCCPS, the inter universities transfer portal will be opened in May, 2019. “KUCCPS will open an online system for inter- institution transfer applications between May 1 and 31 (2019) to allow students who wish to transfer to other institutions or courses to do so,” reads a note by Dr. John Muraguri; who is the Chief Executive Officer of KUCCPS.
HOW TO APPLY FOR INTER-UNIVERSITY TRANSFER
Students who have been placed into programmes and universities that do not suit their preferences can use the steps below to execute the inter- university transfer process:
1). Visit the students’ portal on KUCCPS by using the link: https://students.kuccps.net/
2). Click on the transfer tab.
3). Now, select the programme you want to undertake by typing in the programme code into the Inter-Institution transfer field. The system runs a check to see if you meet the programme’s requirements. You will only be allowed to proceed if you meet the requirements.
4). Next, fill in the reason as to why you want to transfer.
5). From the automatically generated link, download and print the pre-filled transfer form that is serialized.
6). Take this form to the institution where you wish to be transferred for endorsement/ Approval.
7). Secure a release from the institution where you have been currently placed and present the release form to KUCCPS so as they can complete the transfer process.
8). A new admission letter will be available at the institution where you have been transferred. You will be informed when it is ready.
Please note that a fee of Ksh. 1,000 is paid to KUCCPS before the transfer is effected. All application fee payments to the Placement Service must be made to the M-pesa pay bill number: 820201.
Please read carefully and follow all instructions on the transfer application form.
For any inquiries and/ or clarifications, contact the Placement Service using their Email address; firstname.lastname@example.org