Are you looking for D plain courses in Chuka university? If yes, read this article to the end.
The good news is that even if you scored a D in your KCSE, that doesn’t mean you will never get a good course…there are a couple of D courses offered at Chuka university that you could choose to pursue.
Find them below..
D plain courses in Chuka university
Before we look at the specific courses, note that all D courses we will look at in Chuka university are certificate courses(the institution only offers D courses for the certificate level).
But that should not worry you- Chuka University allows students who graduate from their certificate programmes to join relevant Diploma courses so you can use the certificate to apply for a Diploma course afterward (and later on a relevant Degree course, based on what you’re studying).
Let us now go ahead and look at courses offered for those with a minimum grade of D under different faculties at Chuka university…..
Faculty of Business Studies D plain courses
Certificate in Business Management
Entry requirement -Mean grade of D and above in KCSE
Course duration -2 semesters
Mode of study -FT(full time) or Work-based, Day, Evening, or Weekend modes
Certificate in Procurement and Logistics Management
Entry requirement: Mean grade of D and above in KCSE
Course duration: 2 semesters
Mode of study: FT / Work-based Day, Evening/ Weekend
Faculty of Science, Engineering, and Technology
Certificate in Advanced Software Engineering
Minimum entry requirement -Mean grade of D in KCSE. You must also have a D(plain) in Mathematics to be accepted for software engineering
Course duration -6 months/2 terms
Mode of study -Full / Part-time
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Certificate in Computer Science
Entry requirement -Mean Grade of D(plain)
Course duration- 2 semesters
Mode of study – Fulltime or Work-based.
Before I forget, this course is only offered on the main campus.
Certificate in Information and Communication Technology
Mean grade -D(plain) in KCSE
Course duration – 2 semesters
Mode of study – full or part-time
Certificate in Computer Literacy/Packages
This is a basic computer proficiency course that you can take as you wait to join another programme at Chuka or at another college/university
Minimum entry qualifications: KCSE Certificate
Duration: 3 months.
Mode of study – Full-time or part-time.
Faculty of Environmental Studies and Resources Development
Certificate in Environmental Impact Assessment
Entry qualification – KCSE Certificate. To clarify, you can do this course with D or even a lower grade in KCSE (what is important is a KCSE certificate).
Course duration – 3-4 weeks.
Study mode – Full-time or Part-time
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
This faculty offers 8 courses for those who scored a D plain in their KCSE.
Here they are:
Certificate in Community Development
Certificate in Criminology and Security Studies
Certificate in Project Planning and Management
Certificate in Social Work
Certificate in Disaster Management
Certificate in Leadership& Public Administration
Minimum entry grade for each of the 6 courses -KCSE D(plain) and above. You must also have a minimum grade of D in English/Kiswahili, or D- (Minus).
Courses duration -2 to 3 semesters:
Mode of study -Full-time, Part-time/ Evening/ Weekend
This are other 2 courses under this department that just requires just any KCSE grade for admission.
7. Certificate in National Cohesion, Values & Principles of Governance
8.Certificate in HIV/AIDS Management
Minimum entry grade for each of the 2 courses- you can pursue this course with D plain in your KCSE.
Course duration -1 semester (equals 4 months).
Mode of study -Full-time, Part-time, Day, Evening, and Weekend.
School of Nursing and Public Health
Certificate in Human Nutrition and Dietetics
Minimum entry qualification – D plain in KCSE or its equivalent D in English/Kiswahili, Biology, Chem and D in either Math/Phys/Home Sci/Agri.
Course duration – 4 semesters
Course duration – Full-time or Work-based
Campuses offering this course -Main campus
Now that you are familiar to all D courses offered at Chuka university above, the next thing after making a decision on the course you would like to pursue is how you apply.
Below is the way to go about it:
Step 1: Pay the application fee
Forms should be submitted upon the payment of a (Non-refundable application Fee) of Kshs. 1,000 for Certificate Programmes.
In this regard, below are the banks to pay through and the respective details…
- Account Name: Chuka University
- Bank and account number:
Kenya Commercial Bank- a/c no 1103755439
Cooperative Bank- a/c no 01129058189900
Equity Bank- a/c no 0210261453469
Family Bank Ltd- a/c no 054000002641
Standard Chartered Bank- a/c no 0102024755200
Barclays bank Ltd- a/c no 2035727666
Step 2: Apply online
Here is how to apply at Chuka university online
- Go to the institution website or click Chuka University Online Application Form to get there.
- Read all the instructions carefully then go ahead and fill out the form as instructed.
- Attach all needed documents.
- Submit the form.
Side note: Be sure to attach all scanned documented as per instructions.
Documents you need to attach:
- Application fee payment deposit slip paid via any of the above-mentioned banks.
- Your Certificates and Transcripts, Certified copies of your Result Slip and your Original receipt
- Copy of your National ID Card or your Birth Certificate.
- A disability card or a certified medical letter from a government facility where necessary.
Alternative application method
- Go to the institution and get yourself the form.
- Fill it out while making sure you follow all the instructions.
- Attach all needed documents (as listed above).
- When done, return the original Duly filled-in form to: the REGISTRAR (ACADEMIC AFFAIRS), CHUKA UNIVERSITY P.O. BOX 109 -60400, CHUKA (return the form on or before the closing date as advertised).
D plain courses in Chuka university -Final words
Admissions are usually on September, January, and May – and December, April and August of each year for part-time/holiday-based/work-based students’ of each year so apply well ahead of the month you’d like to join.
Chuka University contacts
If you have a questioin, call or visit the institution using the following details.
Phone Number-020 232 9073 (Registrar Academic)
Email Address- firstname.lastname@example.org
Location- The university is located near Ndagani Market along Nairobi – Meru Highway, just 2 Km after Chuka Town.
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