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A Bright Future: 20 Courses Allocated To KCSE 2022 A Plain Students

The results of the 2022 KCSE examinations were unveiled in January, and we can’t help but celebrate the outstanding achievements of the top performers.

A total of 1,146 students scored an impressive A grade, securing their places in the halls of higher education. According to KUCCPS, an A plain starts from 81 points to 84 points

In this article, WoK explores the courses that these bright students have been allocated by KUCCPS, highlighting the diverse fields they will excel in.

Top Courses for High Achievers:

These are the courses allocated to 1, 146 KCSE candidates who scored an A plain in 2022:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery – 454 students.
  • Pharmacy – 111 students
  • Computer science – 90 students.
  • Architectural Studies and Architecture – 61 students
  • Civil Engineering and Structural Engineering – 54 students.
  • Electric Engineering – 52 students.
  • Dental surgery – 39 students.
  • Nursing – 34 students.
  • Clinical medicine – 33 students.
  • Aeronautical Engineering – 29 students
  • Bachelor of Law – 26
  • Mechatronic Engineering – 26 students.
  • Mechanical Engineering – 21 students
  • Nursing and Public Health – 15 students
  • Bachelor of Radiography – 13 students
  • Software Engineering – 10 students
  • Quantity survey – 5 students
  • Biomedical Engineering – 4 students
  • Microbiology – 4 students
  • Biotechnology – 4 students

Grade distribution

In the 2022 KCSE results, 1, 146 students scored grade A, 6407 scored A minus, 15, 642 scored a B plus, 31, 303 Scored a B, 48,719 scored a B minus, 70, 088 scored a C plus, 95, 154 scored a C, 119 068 scored a C minus, 64, 783 scored a D plus, 155, 480 scored a D, 167, 758 scored a D minus, while 30, 822 of them scored grade E.

In total, 881,416 candidates sat for KCSE examinations. Out of these, 140, 107 of them were placed to pursue degree courses. 130, 485 of them were admitted to public universities while 9622 were admitted to private institutions.

These will be the pioneer class of the new university funding model that was unveiled by the president in May but will start being effected in September.

New Funding Model

The new model is a needs-based and student-centered approach designed to ensure that all Kenyan students, regardless of their financial background, have access to quality university education.

Although applications are free, students will be required to have a valid email address, telephone number, KCPE and KCSE index numbers, ID, Passport photo, Admission letter of their college/university, birth certificate, parent/guardian registered phone number, and death certificate if the parent is deceased.

Students who require funding will now be required to make applications via the Helb portal www.hef.co.ke.

The level of funding that a student receives will depend on their category. Vulnerable and extremely needy students will receive 100% funding, while needy students will receive 93% funding.

Less needy students will receive 70% funding, and they will be required to contribute 30% of the tuition fees.

The funding will be provided in the form of scholarships and loans.

Scholarships will be awarded to students who meet the academic requirements and who come from the most disadvantaged backgrounds.

Loans will be available to students who do not qualify for scholarships, but who still need financial assistance.

The new funding model is expected to increase access to higher education for students from poor backgrounds.

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