Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Entry Requirement

Minimum entry requirementCertificate Courses: – KCSE mean grade C- (Minus) and D+ (plus) depending on discipline area. Masters Courses: – Holders of a Bachelor’s degree with at least 2nd Class Honours (Upper Division) in relevant fields.

Admission of students

Requirements: Certificate C-; Diploma C; Degree C+; Masters – Bachelor’s degree at 1st or 2nd Upper Class or Lower + 2 years work experience or Pass + 5 years experience or other qualification considered equivalent by Senate, and; Ph.D. – relevant Masters degree.

User Charges: Application fee: Certificate and Diploma: KShs. 500; Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. KShs. 1,500/-.

Timelines: Within 8 weeks of the close of the application

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  1. Certificate in Information Technology (CIT) – 6 modules/units
  2. Certificate in HIV/Aids Management & counselling – 5 modules/units
  3. Certificate in Purchasing & Supplies Management- 7modules/units


  1. Diploma in Information Technology (DIT) – 25 modules/units
  2. Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management
  3. Diploma in HIV/Aids Management & counselling – 14 modules/units
  4. Diploma in Business Administration


  1. Bachelor of Science Procurement & Contract Management – 59 modules/units
  2. Bachelor of Business Information Technology [BBIT] – 57 modules/units
  3. Bachelor of Commerce [BCOM] – 54 modules/units
  4. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology [BSc IT] – 65 modules/units
  5. Bachelor of Science in Business Computing
  6. Bachelor of Commerce & Business Administration
  7. Bachelor of Business & Office Management
  8. Bachelor of Human Resource Management


  • Postgraduate Certificate in ICT Integration in Education & Instructional Design


  • Postgraduate Diploma in ICT Integration in Education & Instructional Design


  • Master of Science in Computer Systems – 12 modules/units
  • Masters in Research Methods – 16 modules/units
  • Master in Business Administration – 18 modules/units
  • Master of Science in ICT Integration in Education & Instructional Design
  • Master of Science in Procurement & Contract Management (20 units)
  • Master of Science in Leadership & Governance-18 units
  • Master of Science in Project Management-18 units
  • Master of Science in Strategic Management
  • Master of Science in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Science in Entrepreneurship
  • Master of Science in Procurement & Logistics Management
  • Master of Science in Finance
  • Master of Science in Finance & Accounting
  • Master of Science in Business Information Technology


To fill out the form, scan or be ready to take snapshots of your relevant documents (Certificates, Result slips & Identity cards) using a smartphone or tablet in readiness for uploading.
Pay through our MPESA paybill Number 951200 for the application form as explained below;

  • Access the M-PESA menu from your phone,
  • Select the Pay Bill option,
  • Enter the Business Number 951200
  • Enter Account Number as ODeL-**** where **** is your National ID Number e.g. ODeL-12345678 (if your ID no. is 12345678)
  • Enter the amount for the programme you want to apply for (Certificates:500/-; Diplomas:1000/-; Degrees:1,500/-; Masters:1,500/-).

Note the M-PESA transaction code CORRECTLY as you will need to put it in the slot on the application form.


b) Fee Schedule

Please contact us at to learn about our fee structure.

Examination fees will be payable when registering for examinations which shall only be after clearance with the facilitating lecturer upon sitting for the mandatory sit-in CAT.

c) Mode of Delivery

For each semester, enrolled students will be required to attend two (2) on-campus sessions and do most of the learning on their own while being supported online through our versatile management system.

The opening session will be for registration and orientation. Students who fail to attend the registration/orientation session shall be deemed to have forfeited their admission and therefore shall not be considered as registered.

Tutorial session in which sit-in CAT will be taken. This CAT will be a registration requirement for the end-of-semester examinations.

A student shall remain registered and recognized if they are enrolled for a minimum number of modules for which they should also sit for semester examinations:

3 modules/units in Undergraduate

2 modules/units in Certificate/Diploma/Masters

The duration of the programmes depends on the number of units you register for and successfully undertake and it is estimated that the course can be 50% shorter than the existing regular programme or it can take a maximum of double the period. Kindly note that at the moment we do not have the provision to accelerate the programme.

d) Examinations/Assessment

Examinations will be as per the University Exam Schedule: April, August & December.

The University shall have the discretion of assigning enrolled students support and examination venues

Most of the learning materials will be downloadable from our learning management system and they may be printed at learners cost
Each student is expected to undertake some online activities as guided by the module/unit facilitator. Assignments may be taken/submitted online.


In case you are stuck with the application or need to confirm anything, call/SMS (067-5870001, 067-5870002, 067-5870003, 067-5870004, 067-5870005) and ask for EXTENSION 1764/1766/1767) and speak to one of our staff. Alternatively, you could email us at