Department of Information Technology & Computer Science

The Department of Information Technology &  Computer Science offers the following programmes:-


•    Diploma in Information Technology
•    Certificate in Information Technology

Eligibility (Any of the Underlisted)

Diploma in IT

KCSE C (Plain) with C- (Minus) in Maths and English

  • Credit pass in IT Certificate I with C- (Minus) in Math and English
  • KACE Certificate with a subsidiary pass in Maths

Or an equivalent qualification recognized by Senate

Certificate in IT

KCSE C- (Minus) or an equivalent qualification recognized by Senate


•    Bsc computer technology

•    Bachelor in Information Technology (Bsc. IT)

Eligibility (Any of the Underlisted)

KCSE C+ (Plus) with C (Plain) in Maths and English

  • Two Principle passes at K.A.C.E
  • A Pass in Diploma in Information Technology (IT), or Computer Technology.

Or an equivalent qualification recognized by Senate

NB: JKUAT Diploma holders in IT who have obtained a Credit pass and above or equivalent join the B.Sc. IT Course in Stage II.


•    Masters software engineering
•    Masters computer system

The Department also runs the CISCO academy programs to help its students achieve their academic capability in the professional certifications. The CISCO Academy Program offers the following
•    IT essentials
•    CISCO certified Networking
•    Associate CCNA 1-4

24 Responses to Department of Information Technology & Computer Science

  1. Peter says:


    Just wanted to requrest an updated fee structure for BIT or Computer science plus the requirement and the next intake date.


    • nbiadmin says:

      Hi Peter, the next intake is in May 2013. application is on going. The requirements are in the advert. kindly visit our campus for more information.

  2. Gideon kioko says:

    i wanted to enquire about ccna cisco courses do you offer them?

  3. MARIANNE says:

    Is there an intake in Diploma in Information Technology going on now. Kindly let me know

  4. theophilus musyoka says:

    Do you offer CCNA security evening classes at the nairobi cbd campus and if you do, when is the next class?

  5. Kelvin olwako says:

    When is the next intake for the undergraduate BIT

  6. moses idewa says:

    you advertise about Cisco networking short course how can i apply for the course

  7. Wachira says:

    kindly requesting have the CCNA and CISCO courses started being offered

  8. adfly says:

    hello there and thank you for your information

  9. Alex says:


    Thanks for sharing such useful information. Could you please confirm me the duration of Diploma in IT programs.You can mail me at given mail id.


  10. Peter says:


    Is it possible to get a detailed course outline for the following post graduate programs via email.
    >>Masters in Computer Systems.
    >>Masters in Software Engineering.
    >>Masters in Computer Technology.

  11. nashon says:

    please can i get the qualification for degree in P.R,,and the next intake

  12. consolata mwangi says:

    hi admin,
    what’s the examination mode for the BACHELOR OF SCIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, internal examination or KNEC examination
    how many semesters are in stage 1 and the fee per semester.

    Thank you in advance

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