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1 JOINT ADMISSIONS BOARD (J.A.B.)- CAREER/DEGREE CHOICES

2 JOINT ADMISSIONS BOARD ► An association of the Senates of the public universities that convenes every year to select K.C.S.E. candidates to courses offered in the public universities. ► SENATE – The highest organ within a university vested with the responsibility of making policy on all academic matters including the admission criteria for each degree programme.

3 K.C.S.E SUBJECT GROUPING A CANDIDATE MUST SIT AT LEAST SEVEN (7) SUBJECTS abb. subject abb. subject ENG ENGLISH ENG ENGLISH GROUP I KIS KISWAHILI ALL HEARIN ST. COMPULSORY (3) GROUP I KIS KISWAHILI ALL HEARIN ST. COMPULSORY (3) MAT A/B MATHEMATICS A/B MAT A/B MATHEMATICS A/B BIO BIOLOGY BIO BIOLOGY GROUPII PHY PHYSICS AT LEAST TWO (2) GROUPII PHY PHYSICS AT LEAST TWO (2) CHE CHEMISTRY CHE CHEMISTRY GSC GENERAL SCIENCE GSC GENERAL SCIENCE HAG HISTORY & GOVERNMENT HAG HISTORY & GOVERNMENT GEG GEOGRAPHY GEG GEOGRAPHY GROUP III CRE CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION AT LEAST ONE (1) IRE ISLAMIC RELIGIOUS EDUCATION IRE ISLAMIC RELIGIOUS EDUCATION HRE HINDU RELIGIOUS EDUCATION HRE HINDU RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

4 SUBJECT GROUPING SUBJECT GROUPING HSC HOMESCIENCE HSC HOMESCIENCE ARD ART & DESIGN ARD ART & DESIGN GROUP IV AGR AGRICULTURE AVT AVIATION TECHNOLOGY AVT AVIATION TECHNOLOGY CMP COMPUTER STUDIES CMP COMPUTER STUDIES FRE FRENCH FRE FRENCH GROUP V GER GERMAN ARB ARABIC ARB ARABIC KSL KENYAN SIGN LANGUAGE KSL KENYAN SIGN LANGUAGE MUS MUSIC MUS MUSIC BST BUSINESS STUDIES BST BUSINESS STUDIES CANDIDATES SELECT THE 7 TH SUBJECT FROM THE REMAINING SUBJECTS IN GROUPS II, III, IV OR V CANDIDATES CAN SIT FOR A MAXIMUM 9 SUBJECTS AND THE EXTRA ONE OR TWO SUBJECTS CAN BE SELECTED FROM THE REMAINING SUBJECTS IN GROUPS II, III, IV OR V

5 PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES IN KENYA ► UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI ► Embu University College ► KENYATTA UNIVERSITY ► Machakos University College ► MOI UNIVERSITY ► Rongo University College ► Garissa University College ► EGERTON UNIVERSITY ► JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE & TECHNOLOGY  Taita taveta university college  Kirinyaga university college of science and technology  Murang’a university college  Co-operative university college ► MASENO UNIVERSITY ► MASINDE MULIRO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY  Kibabii university college

6  DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY  CHUKA UNIVERSITY  TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA  TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MOMBASA  PWANI UNIVERSITY  KISII UNIVERSITY  MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY  JARAMOGI OGINGA ODINGA UNIVERSITY  UNIVERSITY OF ELDORET  LAIKIPIA UNIVERSITY  MERU UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY  MULTIMEDIA UNIVERSITY OF KENYA  KARATINA UNIVERSITY  UNIVERSITY OF KABIANGA  SOUTH EASTERN KENYA UNIVERSITY PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES IN KENYA

7 Admission Criteria ► Merit /Academic performance ► Citizenship ► Affirmative Action ► Gender ► Socio-economic ► Challenged Candidates

8 DEGREE GROUPINGS Business & Commerce Building & Construction Sciences Engineering Computing and Information Sciences Medical Studies Biological Sciences LawEducation Agricultural Sciences Journalism & Media Studies Hospitality & Tourism Management Environmental Sciences Humanities and Social Sciences Physical Sciences Natural Resources Management Mathematical Sciences Home Economics Food Science & Technology

9 CLUSTER REQUIREMENTS ► EACH DEGREE COURSE IS SELECTED WITH REGARD TO FOUR (4) SUBJECTS KNOWN AS CLUSTERS WHICH COMPILES SUBJECTS DONE AT K.C.S.E

10 Business & Commerce ► Accounting ► Finance ► Actuarial Science ► Economics ► Marketing ► Insurance ► Business Administration/Management ► Human Resources Management ► Office Management ► Purchasing and Business logistics ► Advertising Essential Subjects Mathematics A/Any science English/Kiswahili Any Humanities Any science/ Business Studies/Foreign Subjects/HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP Any science/ Business Studies/Foreign Subjects/HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP

11 BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION SCIENCES ► Architectural Studies ► Architecture ► Construction Management ► Landscape Architecture ► Ornamental Science & Landscaping ► Quantity Surveying ► Building Economics ► Land Economics ► Design ► Design and Interior Design ► Planning ► Urban & Regional Planning Essential Subjects Math A Physics Any Humanities Business Studies/Foreign Languages /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS

12 Engineering ► Agriculture Engineering ► Civil Engineering ► Electrical ► Mechanical ► Electrical & Electronic ► Production Engineering ► Electrical and Communication Engineering ► Chemical and Processing ► Engineering ► Civil and Structural Engineering ► Manufacturing Eng ► Energy Eng ► Mechatronics Eng ► Geomatics Eng ► Telecommunication & Information Eng ► Textile Eng ► Water & Environment Eng. ► Mining & Mineral Processing Eng ► Instrumentation & Control Eng Essential Subjects Mathematics A Physics Chemistry Biology/Any Humanities /BST/Foreign Languages /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS

13 ► Computer Science ► Computer Science and Technology ► Computer Technology ► Information Technology ► Information Sciences ► Computer Engineering ► Electronics & Computer Engineering ► Software Engineering Essential Subjects Mathematics A Physics 2 nd group II or group III Group II/Any Humanities /BST/Foreign Languages /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS Computing and Information Sciences

14 ► Medicine & Surgery ► Pharmacy ► Nursing ► Nursing & Public Health ► Environmental Health ► Dentistry Surgery ► Biochemistry Essential Subjects BiologyChemistry Physics or Mathematics A English/Kiswahili/Any Humanity/ /BST/Foreign Languages /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS Medical Studies

15 ► Biochemistry ► Biotechnology ► Microbiology ► Biomedical Technology ► Biomedical Science & Technology ► Medical Laboratory Science ► Biology ► Veterinary Medicine ► Botany ► Zoology BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES Essential Subjects Biology Chemistry Physics or Mathematics A Any Humanity/ /BST/Foreign Languages /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS

16 Essential subjects English Math A/Math B / Any Sciences Any Humanity Kiswahili/ BST/Foreign Languages /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS Bachelor of Laws

17  Arts  Science  Music  French/German  Fine Art  Guidance & Counselling  Special Education  Early Childhood  Early Childhood & Primary Education  Home science  Music Essential Subjects English or Kiswahili Math A/Math B or Science Humanities BST/FRE/GER/ARB /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS Bachelor of Education

18 ► Agriculture ► Agricultural Bio-systems & Management ► Horticulture ► Animal Science/ Production ► Agricultural Biotechnology ► Agricultural Education/Extension ► Agribusiness Management ► Agricultural Economics/Resource management ► Seed Science & Technology ► Soils & Land Use mgnt ► Crop Protection & Improvement Agricultural Sciences Essential Subjects Biology Chemistry/PHY Math A 3 rd group II/Any Humanity/ /BST/Foreign Languages /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS

19 Mass Communication ► Journalism & Media Studies ► Journalism & Mass Communication ► Communication & Media Technology ► Communication ► Communication & Community Development ► Communication & Public Relations ► Performing Arts - Music & theatre studies ► Creative Arts - Theatre Arts ► Music Essential Subjects English or Kiswahili Math A/Math B or Science Humanities BST/FRE/GER/ARB /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS

20 ► Hotels & Hospitality Management ► Hospitality & Tourism Management ► Travel & Tour Operations Management ► Tourism Management ► Ecotourism, Hotel & Institution Management ► Recreation & Leisure Management ► Sport Technology/ Sports Science Essential Subjects English or Kiswahili Math A/Math B Any group I or Any group II BST/FRE/GER/ARB /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT

21 ► Environmental Engineering ► Environmental Studies/Sciences ► Environmental Education ► Environmental Planning & Management ► Environmental Resources Conservation ► Environmental Health ► Disaster Preparedness & Management Essential Subjects Essential SubjectsBiologyChemistry Physics or Math A or Geography English or Kiswahili/Any Humanity/ /BST/Foreign Languages /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS Environmental Sciences

22 Humanities and Social Sciences ► Anthropology ► Anthropology and Human Ecology ► Archaeology ► Cultural Studies ► Foreign Languages ► Linguistics/English/Literatu re ► Philosophy ► Political Science ► Public Administration ► History & Political Science ► Religion ► Sociology/Social work ► Geography ► Psychology ► International Relations ► Criminology ► Gender Studies Essential Subjects English or Kiswahili Math A/Math B or Science Humanities BST/FRE/GER/ARB /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS

23 ► Geology ► Atmospheric Science ► Earth Science ► Meteorology ► Physics ► Chemistry ► Analytical Chemistry ► Industrial chemistry Physical Sciences Essential Subjects Math A Physics Chemistry Biology/Any Humanities /BST/Foreign Languages /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS

24 ► Forestry and Wood Science ► Forestry ► Wood Science and Technology ► Wildlife conservation and management ► Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences ► Range Management ► Wildlife & Fisheries Management ► Wildlife & Tourism Management ► Wildlife & Wetlands Management & Conservation NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT Essential Subjects Biology Chemistry Physics or Math A or Geography English or Kiswahili/Any Humanity/ /BST/Foreign Languages /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS

25 ► Statistics ► Applied Statistics ► Mathematics Mathematical Sciences Essential Subjects Math A Physics Any Science/ Any Humanities BST/ Foreign Languages /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS

26 Home Economics ► Clothing, Textile & Interior Design ► Apparel and Fashion Technology ► Fashion & Marketing Essential Subjects Chemistry Math A/Physics Biology/ Home Science Eng/ Kisw /Any Humanities //BST/ Foreign Languages /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS

27 ► Food Science & Technology ► Food Science & Post harvest Technology ► Food Science & Nutrition ► Food Service Technology ► Food, Nutrition & Dietetics ► Dairy and Food Technology FOOD SCIENCES Essential Subjects Biology Chemistry Physics or Math A or Geography English or Kiswahili/Any Humanity/ /BST/Foreign Languages /HSC/ARD/AGR/AVT/CMP/MUS

28 K.C.S.E GRADING SYSTEM A12 A-11 B+10 B9 B-8 C+7 C6 C-5 D+4 D3 D-2 E1

29 GRADING (AGGREGATE) ► A ► A ► B ► B ► B ► C ► C ► C ► D ► D ► D ► E 7- 10

30 STUDENT EXAMPLE SUBJECTGRADE MATHSA- ENGLISHB KISWAHILIA- BIOLOGYB PHYSICSB- CHEMISTRYB HISTORYB+ BUSINESS STUDIESA- AGGREGATE POINTS70

31 CALCULATION OF CLUSTER POINTS(NO.9) SUBJECTGRADEGRADING MATHA-11 PHYB-8 CHEMB9 BSTA RAW CLUSTER POINTS

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33 wWeighted cluster point r Raw cluster performance index of the relevant subjects per cluster. This is a sum of the performance index for all the relevant subjects for the student. m Maximum performance index of the relevant subjects per cluster for all students. This is a sum of the maximum performance index for all the relevant subjects. api Aggregate performance index. This is a summation of the performance index of the 7 required subjects for the student. spi Maximum performance index. This is a summation of the maximum possible performance index of the 7 required subjects. THE NEW FORMULA

34 Subject Code Subject Abrev Subject Group Grade Points Subject PI Max Subject PI Ratio Computing the Aggregate PIs Cluster Subject PI Aggregate PI Max Subject PI Cluster PI Max Subject PI 565BST MAT A KIS HAG CHE BIO ENG PHY api = 81.34spi = r = 44.95m = EXAMPLE FOR CLUSTER NO.9

35 Cluster Weight Formula Calculation for Cluster 9 r = 44.95api = m = 60.51spi = w = 36

36 J.A.B WEBSITE- ► Thank you and God bless


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