Kuccps portal to be opened for second revision of courses, List of 2019 students’ index numbers required to revise their courses

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service Kuccps has announced second Revision of Degree and Diploma Choices for the 2020/2021 Placement. Candidates who sat for their Kcse exams for the year 2019 can now revise their courses and cluster points on Kuccps student portal website.

Those students who did not manage to apply during the first revision, that happened early this month are allowed to also apply.

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service, Kuccps, has  also released the list of KCSE candidates are required to carry out second revision of their 2020/2021 placement choices. This is a list of students who were not selected during the first revision of their course choices.

Kuccps says the application system will open for the Second Revision of degree, diploma and certificate choices from Thursday, April 2, 2020 to Wednesday, April 15, 2020.

The Second Revision will be open for all the applicants who, on competitive selection after the First Revision of Choices, have not secured any of their choices for placement to universities and colleges.

The KCSE index numbers of these applicants are listed  here Second Revision List for 2020/2021 Placement. Kuccps urges principals of the secondary schools whose former students’ index numbers are listed on the website to inform the affected applicants to revise their choices

 How to Revise KUCCPS  University Courses 2020

Application Guidelines

  1. To apply, login to the Student’s Portal using your KCSE Index Number and KCSE Year. Use your Birth Certificate Number/KCPE Index Number as the Password.
  2. All programmes have minimum subject requirements. You will only be able to apply for a course whose minimum requirements you meet, but the selection will be determined by the overall performance and the available capacity.
  3. You may view the available programmes and their requirements by clicking the Programmes tab in the portal. You can also search for courses by institution, using the Institutions tab.
  4. As you select the programmes, you may move the ones that interest you into the Course Basket. This will enable you to work with a shorter list when preparing your final list of courses to apply for.
  5. Once you have settled on your preferred courses, you will only be required to enter the Programme Codes.
  6. To apply, use the Application/Revision tab to enter the Programme Codes.
  7. After confirming that the Programme Codes entered are for the courses you would like to apply for, please submit and follow the application fee payment instructions.
  8. An application processing fee is charged as follows:
    • Students applying for the first time – Ksh 1,500
    • Students revising their choices submitted in school – Ksh1,000
  9. The placement processing fee should be paid after you have selected courses.
  10. You are advised to keep your transaction code safely. It will be required before you make any subsequent changes to your application.

How to Pay

  1. Go to your Lipa na M-PESA Menu
  2. Select Pay Bill
  3. Enter Business Number 820201
  4. For the Account Number, enter your KCSE Year and KCSE Index Number (no space)
  5. Enter your M-PESA PIN and Send.


Are you facing challenges with the Kuccps revision of course choices?

Kuccps officers have been stationed in various institutions across Kenya to provide assistance. Find them in the following institutions between Monday and friday

  1. Kabarak University (Nakuru Town Campus) – Nakuru
  2. Kenya Coast Polytechnic – Mombasa
  3. Coast Institute of Technology – Voi
  4. Weru Technical Training Institute – Malindi
  5. Nyeri National Polytechnic – Nyeri
  6. Meru National Polytechnic – Meru
  7. University of Embu – Embu
  8. Eldoret National Polytechnic – Eldoret
  9. Maasai Mara University – Narok
  10. Nyandarua Institute of Science and Technology – Nyahururu
  11. Kitale National Polytechnic – Kitale
  12. Baringo Technical College – Baringo
  13. Laikipia University (Maralal Campus) – Maralal
  14. Sigalagala National Polytechnic – Kakamega
  15. Alupe University College – Busia
  16. Uzima University College – Kisumu
  17. Kisii University – Kisii
  18. North Eastern National Polytechnic – Garissa
  19. Wote Technical Training Institute – Makueni
  20. Tseikuru Technical Training Institute – Mwingi

Please note that the revision is entirely done online. You do not have to visit the Placement Service offices to apply. Candidates should login to theportal, view the available courses, choose those that they qualify for and apply.

The Placement Service officers only provide guidance and technical assistance where

KUCCPS second revision:

Candidates who will not have qualified on competitive selection for any of their preferred choices during the first round of selection will be given a chance to do second revision by selecting courses with unfilled capacities.

Stage 4: Placement to any Programme.

Any applicant who fails to qualify for their choices but meet the cut off points for placement may be offered any course with unfilled capacities taking into account the minimum requirements for admission.

How to Log into the KUCCPS Portal

  • Access the Student’s login portal by using the address: https://students.kuccps.net/login/
  • Enter your 2019 KCSE index number, KCSE year (2019) and your password ( Use Your Birth Certificate No. / KCPE Index No (as used in KCSE Exam Registration) as your Initial Password).

How to download Various resources/ Guides from the KUCCPS portal:

Visit the KUCCPS resources download page at https://students.kuccps.net/downloads/ To download various resources resources for the 2020/2021 Academic year. The following resources are available for download:

  • The Principal’s manual
  • Degree Programmes Cutoff
  • Diploma Programme Codes
  • Craft Programme Codes
  • Artisan Programmes Codes
  • Degree Cluster Document

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  1. Am trying to revise my degree courses but am being shown no data in the table. By institution, am told not declared…am I on the right track..?


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