International Students FAQ’s

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FAQ’s

What are the qualifications for admission to JKUAT for International Students.

Answer 1:
The qualifications for any International Student to join JKUAT varies depending on the course one intends to pursue in this prestigious university. We kindly request that you follow this link www.admission.jkuat.ac.ke/.
Click Here for a PDF Document with all the JKUAT Courses and the Requirements.


What is an “Index Number” in the Online Application Process?

Answer:

When Asked to provide an Index Number during the JKUAT online application platform, Kindly fill in your High School Candidate Number or Examination number (In Kenya we call it Student Index Number) and proceed with your application. If faced with any challenge, get in touch with us via internationalstudents@jkuat.ac.ke or tweet us on @JKUATALISO

 


 

What is the procedure for equation of external University certificate

Answer:

For those interested in joining JKUAT using credit transfer, it’s important to follow the following links from Commission for University Education (CUE) of equation of external degree and diplomas.

Answer 1.1:

For UNDERGRADUATES APPLICANTS, you are required to have your certificates equated by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) to match the Kenyan standard of grading system.
CLICK HERE 
for Guidelines on Equation for Foreign Certificates

Answer 1.2

For POSTGRADUATE APPLICANTS, you are required to have your certificates equated by the Commission for University Education (CUE) to match the Kenyan standard of grading system.
CLICK HERE for Satandards for recognition and Equation of qualification.
-> Recognition and Equation of Qualification

However, in case of any challenges, our office will be glad to assist you with getting all the necessary information for your admission process to JKUAT.
Kindly E-mail us on internationalstudents@jkuat.ac.ke


How can I apply for the equation?

Answer:

Equation process can be done manually or online
You can follow this link to apply for  Online Equation or here

UNDERGRADUATE APPLICANTS may also call to enquire from KNEC:
-> +254 771 158 758/9
-> +254 720 741 004
-> +254 732 333 566


What legal documents does one needs before studying in Kenya and where do I get them?

Answer:

While in Kenya,

  • It is an offence to receive education or training at any educational or training establishment within Kenya without a pupil’s / student’s pass (section 30 (7) of the Kenya citizenship and Immigration Regulations,2012)
    Click here to view the requirements for getting a Pupils/Research permit/Intership Pass.

NB:
Ensure you get a Police Clearance Certificate from your country before coming to Kenya for your pupil’s Pass Application.

Kindly get in touch with our office via internationalstudents@jkuat.ac.ke or
Call us on 
+254 67 5870233 during working hours.


Where can I get the JKUAT applications form?

Answer:

The Applications forms are available online. Visit www.admission.jkuat.ac.ke/ however in case of any challenges, ALISO is here to serve you, e-mail us on internationalstudents@jkuat.ac.ke


What should I expect when studying in Kenya?

Answer:

We recommend you visit the Download section of ALISO webpage (click here) and download The International Students Guide and other important documents gor your information on what to expect.


Accommodation and Transport from the Airport

Answer:

If you are an exchange Staff or Student or a visiting staff and you need a short accommodation plan, you are advised to make a request to ALISO through your supervisor/host/hosting Department one month before the day of travel.
For any special case, kindly contact ALISO though alumni@aa.jkuat.ac.ke