Chuka University (CU) January 2018 Intake

Chuka University (CU) January 2018 Intake is currently ongoing. Please do well to read the admission requirements and intake procedures before you apply.

Admission Requirements

Application Procedure

  1. Non-refundable Application Fee (Kshs 3,000 for PhD. Programmes, KShs 2,000 for Masters Degree & Diploma, Kshs 1,000 for Certificate Courses)
  2. Complete and signed application form Download application form here
  3. Originals & a copy of all Transcripts, Diplomas or Certificates (All originals, where necessary, will be returned)
  4. One recent passport size photograph (write your name on reverse side)
  5. Copy of the National Identity Card or Birth Certificate
  6. Research Concept paper (PhD. Only)

Application fee must be paid to; Account Name; Chuka University College, Kenya Commercial Bank; Account No: 1103755439 OR Cooperative Bank; Account No: 0112905818900.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND REGULATION

Minimum Entry Requirements for Doctorate of Philosophy Degree

The following entry requirements are only minimum, and they do not in any way entitle an applicant to a place in the University.

  • A Masters Degree in the relevant field of Specialization
  • A Research Concept Paper in the area of Specialization AND
  • Meet additional or specific entry requirements as may be specified by the respective Department and or Faculty

Minimum Entry Requirements for Masters Degree

  • Second Class Honours Upper Division in the Bachelors Degree from a recognized University OR
  • Second Class Honours Lower Division in the Bachelors Degree from a recognized University with a minimum two years work experience AND
  • Meet additional or specific entry requirements as may be specified by the respective Department and or Faculty

Minimum Entry Requirements for Postgraduate Diplomas

  • First Degree with two teaching subjects AND
  • Meet additional or specific entry requirements as may be specified by the respective Department and or Faculty

Minimum Entry Requirements for Bachelor’s Degree

The following entry requirements are only minimum, and they do not in any way entitle an applicant to a place in the University.

Applicants must:

  • Have the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with an average grade C+ (C plus) OR
  • Two (2) Principal passes in. Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education examination or equivalent OR
  • Hold a Diploma from an Institution Recognized by Chuka University Academic Board with a Credit pass or higher or an equivalent. Those with a Pass Diploma will be considered if they have at least two years relevant experience after graduation AND
  • Meet additional or specific entry requirements as may be specified by the respective Department and or Faculty

Minimum Entry Requirements for Diploma Programmes

The following entry requirements are only minimum, and they do not in any way entitle an applicant to a place in the University Applicants must:

  • Have the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with an average grade C in KCSE OR
  • Hold a certificate from a recognized institution with a Credit pass or higher or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution in the relevant field of specialization, acceptable to Academic Board. AND
  • Meet additional or specific entry requirements as may be specified by the respective Departments and or Faculty

Mode of Study

The University offers three modes of study in Chuka Campus and Embu Town Campus:

  •          Fulltime – in September, January and May Semesters
  •          School Based – in April, August and December sessions
  •          Evening/weekend – in September, January and May Semesters

The applicant should liaise with the relevant Department to be advised on courses offered for particular modes.

Important Admission Dates

  • January 1st Intake Self Sponsored Programme
  • April 1st Intake School Based Programme
  • May 2nd Intake Self Sponsored Programme
  • August 2nd Intake School Based Programme
  • September JAB and 3rd Intake Self Sponsored Programme
  • December 3rd intake School Based Programme (Masters Only)

Enquiries for all Programmes offered should be made to

The Registrar (Academic Affairs),

Chuka University, P. O. Box 109-60400,

CHUKA, Kenya.