Certificate in County Governance at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology (JKUAT)

Course NameCertificate in County Governance
Institution Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology
TypePublic University
Offered At
Mode of Study Full time

Course Entry/Admission Requirements for Certificate in County Governance at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology

To be qualified for admission into this program, the prospective candidate must have the following minimum qualifications:

a) A candidate must satisfy the following minimum requirements:
b) Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C-.
c) Be a holder of any other qualification accepted by the university Senate as equivalent to the above.
d) Possession of the MINIMUM entry requirements does not guarantee automatic admission to the certificate programmes.

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

6 months

How to Apply for Admission


  1. Upon verification of meeting the course admission requirements, application will be done online though https://admission.jkuat.ac.ke

Application fees are will be payable through MPESA following the procedure below:

1. Access the M-PESA menu from your phone, select "Lipa Na M-PESA" then Pay bill option, enter this Pay Bill Number (951200).
2. Enter your account number generated from the JKUAT Admission Management System( https://admission.jkuat.ac.ke/) STEP 5 (payments details after login) then enter the required amount.

  • Certificate Courses: - KShs 500 (Kenya shillings Five Hundred Only)
  • Diploma Courses: - KShs. 1,000 (Kenya shillings One Thousand Only)
  • Bachelors Courses: - KShs. 1, 500 (Kenya shillings One Thousand Five Hundred Only)

3. Finally enter the exact MPESA generated code back into the system to complete your application.
For a tutorial on the online application kindly visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hGea0czP7U

  1. The application forms may also be downloaded from the JKUAT website http://www.jkuat.ac.ke/application-forms/, upon verification of meeting the course admission requirements

An original receipt will be given by a Cashier at JKUAT Finance office upon payment of the application fee or upon presenting a bank slip with the respective amount of application fee.

The duly completed forms and relevant attachments should be returned to the respective schools offering the programmes.

ALL applicants will be required to present certified copies of the relevant Certificates, Result Slips, National Identity Card, Birth Certificates for verification when reporting.


  • For more details regarding the entry requirements, duration of study and mode of teaching for coursework please visit the JKUAT website at www.jkuat.ac.ke.
  • Applications should be made on prescribed forms downloaded from the JKUAT website (http://www.jkuat.ac.ke/application-forms/) OR obtained from JKUAT Office of the Director, Board of Postgraduate Studies upon payment of a non-refundable application fee of KShs. 1, 500/- Cash or at Barclays Bank Account Number 077-5001216.
  • An original receipt will be given by a Cashier at JKUAT Finance Office upon payment of the application fee or upon presenting the bank slip.
  • For more information contact:

The Director, BPS, JKUAT, Tel: 067-580001, 580003,580005 Ext. 1655
Email: director@bps.jkuat.ac.ke,
Director of respective Campus
Chairperson of the respective departments/Directors of respective institutes.


How to Apply to Kisii CBD Campus

  • Application forms can be obtained from UMOJA ELIMU CENTRE building, JKUAT Kisii CBD offices on 8th Floor.
  • They shall be re-turned with or upon payment of non-refundable fee of:
    • Ksh 1,500 for Undergraduates and Postgraduate &
    • Ksh 1,000 for Diploma, Certificate & Bridging courses.
  • Application fee maybe paid by Banker’s cheque or by deposit directly into the University account.

ACCOUNT NUMBER: 01129098952902

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** Despite the fact that reasonable effort has been made in order to provide an accurate description of this course, certain details could have been updated by the institution which may impact the accuracy of the information presented here. We advice that you contact the institution directly to confirm admission details.