Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Biotechnology at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST)

Course NameBachelor of Science in Agricultural Biotechnology
Other Course NameBSc in Agricultural Biotechnology
Institution Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology
TypePublic University
Offered At
QualificationBachelor's Degree
Mode of Study Full time

Course Entry/Admission Requirements for BSc in Agricultural Biotechnology at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Mean Grade C+ and a minimum of C+(Plus)  in Biology and Maths; C (Plain) in any two of the following- Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture, Business Studies and Geography;


  • Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with two principal passes one of which must be Biology and one subsidiary pass;


  • C- with a Credit Diploma OR Diploma from any other accredited institution.

Interested candidates should additionally visit the university website or contact the admissions office for further information on both the university and departmental entry requirements for this course.

Duration of Study

4 years

How to Apply for Admission

Main Campus - Bondo Application Procedure

  1. Applications should be on official forms available at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University OR Website: 
  2. Pay the non-refundable application fee into the School Bank Account.

Application Fees

  • Postgraduate (PhD and Masters) - Kshs 3,500
  • Postgraduate Diploma - Kshs. 2,500
  • Masters - Kshs. 3,000
  • Undergraduate - Kshs 2,000
  • Diploma - Kshs 1,500
  • Certificate - Kshs 1,000

The following documents must accompany the completed application form

  • Originals & a copy of all Transcripts, Diplomas or Certificates (All originals, where necessary, will be returned)
  •  Recent passport size photograph (write your name on reverse side)
  • Copy of the National Identity Card or Birth Certificate
  • Research Concept paper (PhD. Only)

Certified copies of certificates and original fee payment receipt MUST be attached to the application form and returned latest two weeks prior to the commencement dates given for the programmes.

Diploma holders may take a shorter period to complete a Bachelors degree after credit transfer.

Preferred Campus should be indicated on the application form.

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