International Students 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
Click Here for a PDF Document with all the JKUAT Courses and the Requirements.

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


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 or tweet us on @JKUATALISO



What is the procedure for equation of external University certificate


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.

CLICK HERE for Recognition and Equations of qualifications procedures.

Click here  to access the application form for equation of Qualification

Click here to access the checklist  form for equation of Qualification

Click here to access the guideline form for 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

How can I apply for the equation?


Follow the procedures provided by CLICKING HERE .
You may also check out the Kenya National Qualifications Authority by visiting their website KNQA

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


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.

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 or
Call us on 
+254 67 5870233 during working hours.

Where can I get the JKUAT applications form?


The Applications forms are available online. Visit however in case of any challenges, ALISO is here to serve you, e-mail us on

What should I expect when studying in Kenya?


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


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