JAB Announces Cut-off Points for KCSE 2011

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JAB, the country's body charged with allocation of courses to students in public universities, has announced the cut-off points for the KCSE 2011 candidates.

The Joint Admission Board has pegged the cut-off mark at a mean grade of B plain (63pts). However, due to its affirmative action policy, the cut-off mark for girls and the disabled will be a bit lower. The cut-off mark for girls has been set at a B plain of 61pts(two points lower) while that for candidates with disabilities is up to five points lower than the general cut-off as long as they have C+ and above.

Of the 118,256 candidates who qualified to join public universities(C+ and above) only 41,879 will be selected to join(Out of a total of 76,000 who applied to be considered for the selection). This is due to the limited spaces which are unfortunately determined by bed capacity of individual universities.

University of Nairobi takes the lion share of 4677 candidates. There are 31 universities and 24 colleges in the country.

The date for the first revision of courses has not been announced yet. JAB usually grants an opportunity for those who meet the cut-off points to revise their degree choices. This happens in specified provincial headquarters.(around June)

DAÏly ÏBlog will keep you posted

Comments (11)

Unknown said...

As former candidate awaiting to join the university,how can i know the course that JAB has slotted me for?

deross said...

good.do keep us posted, we need to stay informed!

Anonymous said...

We r now informed.Thanx 2 you!

Rowland Mtetezi said...

You should keep checking the JAB website to check the course you applied for and whether you qualify for each by counter-checking with the latest cluster points(may rise during selection) The course one is slotten in may only be known after their website is updated.

Rowland Mtetezi said...

Many thanks guyz!! Spread the word too

Peter said...

I had seen a post that the cutoff for boys is 65 points. 63 points ni ya boys wenye walifanya kcse which year? and also intake ya wenye walifanya last year ni lini?

Rowland Mtetezi said...

Peter, cut-off points for KSCE 2011 boys is 63 and 61 for the girls. Thats according to JAB's website, check.

STANLEY CHEGE THUITA said...

REVISION OF COURSES MUST COME FIRST. CONTACT ME.

Rowland Mtetezi said...

STANLEY CHEGE THUITA Read this announcement on the dates for revision of courses Date of Revision of courses

Anonymous said...

are the cluster points flexible and if they are by how many points.

Rowland Mtetezi said...

It is not a guarantee that they will remain the same during selection, it depends on that years performance. See this table as an example: University of Nairobi Cluster points

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