Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology at Technical University of Kenya (TUK or TUK)

Course NameBachelor of Technology in Information Technology
Other Course NameB.Tech in Information Technology
Institution Technical University of Kenya
TypePublic University
LocationNairobi County
QualificationBachelor's Degree
Mode of Study Full time

Course Entry/Admission Requirements for B.Tech in Information Technology at Technical University of Kenya

Candidates shall be eligible for admission into The Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology in the following categories:

KCSE Applicants

  • The basic admission requirement shall be the minimum entry requirements set for entry into the public universities, which is at least an average grade of C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
  • In addition, applicants are expected to have obtained at least a grade C+ in each of the cluster subjects in following cluster of subjects in KCSE examinations:

Cluster Subjects

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology/any Group III/any Group IV/any Group V.
  • KCSE Subject Grouping,

Group I:

  • English,
  • Kiswahili,
  • Mathematics.

Group II:

  • Biology,
  • Physics,
  • Chemistry.

Group III:

  • History and Government,
  • Geography,
  • Christian Religious Education,
  • Islamic Religious Education,
  • Hindu Religious Education.

Group IV:

  • Home Science,
  • Art and Design,
  • Agriculture,
  • Aviation Technology,
  • Computer Studies.

Group V:

  • French,
  • German,
  • Arabic,
  • Music,
  • Business Studies.

A-Levels or Equivalent

  • Candidates should have a minimum of two (2) principal passes in Mathematics and Physics and a subsidiary level pass in Chemistry with a credit pass in English at O-Level.

Diploma in Technology or Equivalent

  • Applicants with a Diploma in Technology in Information Technology of the Kenya Polytechnical University or an equivalent qualification.

Higher Diploma or Equivalent

  • Applicants with a Higher Diploma in Computer Studies from TUK or an equivalent qualification.

Diploma(TEP) or Equivalent

  • Applicants with a Diploma(Technical Education Programme) in Computer studies of the Kenya Polytechnic University College or an equivalent qualification.

Duration of Study

4 years

How to Apply for Admission

Online Application Procedure

  1. Create an Account with us or sign in if the account is already created;
  2. Enter your personal details to obtain a REFERENCE NUMBER which is in the form of APP/xxxxx/2021;
  3. Enter your academic qualifications and upload scanned copies of the corresponding certificates or result slips. Please note that result slips for examinations taken more than two years ago will not be accepted;
  4. Pay the application fee of KES 2,000 for Diploma/undergraduate programmes, KES 3,000 for postgraduate programmes and KES 3,600 for foreign applicants. These payments should be made through MPESA Paybill number 5236153 and account number should be your application REFERENCE NUMBER obtained in 2. above. The payment will be confirmed automatically after 24 banking hours;
  5. After the elapse of 24 banking hours, return to this portal, log in and choose your preferred programme of study; thereafter,
  6. SUBMIT your programme of choice and wait for the selection process to be concluded. Meanwhile, you are advised to frequently log in, using your account details, to establish the status of your application.

Enquiries or clarification on the application for the programmes above may be made through the dedicated Admissions Office telephone number +254 20 2216136.

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