Thousands of scholars seeking to join universities and sodalities this yearr have a reason to smile after the government through KUCCPS lowered the minimal qualifications for some courses offered in colorful universities across the country.
Learners who’ll be joining university this time will be needed to pick indispensable subjects to meet minimal conditions for some degree courses.
Due to reforms and developments in the education sector and demands from the job request, the government has introduced new courses to feed for dynamics in the job request.
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The topmost heirs of the process are scholars wishing to pursue maids degree courses in education, husbandry, fashion and design among others.
The reviews will see the minimal grade for mathematics, biology and other subjects conditions in some courses lowered or substituted with other subjects.
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KUCCPS Chief Executive Officer Mercy Wahome said the criteria was reached to honor areas similar as husbandry and education where numerous scholars are disadvantaged by the minimum subject conditions to enrol in universities.
The new guidelines will take effect in the forthcoming university and council placement for KCSE scholars who’ll sit for the public examinations in March this time.
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In the new guidelines, Wahome also said that home wisdom will be recognised as one of the subjects for the scholars seeking to pursue degree courses in fashion and design which has not been the case, preliminarily.
farther, she said that in the new changes Kiswahili will be accepted as an indispensable subject for English for scholars wishing to take a degree in education wisdom. For scholars seeking to pursue a bachelorette’s degree in education trades mathematics won’t be a minimum subject demand.
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On the other hand for scholars seeking to pursue degree courses in Agribusiness and Agrarian economics, the minimal conditions for biology have been lowered from C+ to C plain.
As the government eases qualification conditions for degree courses, Universities and sodalities are likely to face a strain on their coffers due to high admissions situations.
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