JKUAT 41st Graduation Ceremony

This is to inform all candidates who qualified for conferment of degrees and the award of diplomas and certificates of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology during the 2023/2024 academic year that there will be a Graduation Ceremony on Friday, 1st December 2023 from 8:00am. The information regarding preparations for the ceremony is as detailed below:

  • Examination Results

The results of examinations sat in the 2023/2024 academic year will be available from the offices of the respective Deans/Directors of Schools/Campuses/Institutes during working hours. Qualified candidates should confirm the inclusion of their names in the graduation list with their respective Deans/Directors, latest Monday, 13th November, 2023.

  • Confirmation of Order of Names

The list of graduands for the 41st Graduation Ceremony will be available on the website www.jkuat.ac.ke. To avoid any penalties, all candidates should confirm the order and correctness of spelling in their names as they should appear on their certificates from Monday, 13th November 2023. This confirmation will be done through filling in the relevant form which is maintained in the respective Schools. After this, any changes of the details in the certificate will attract a fee of Ksh. 3,000.

  • Rehearsal

Graduands wishing to participate in the ceremony MUST attend in person the rehearsals on Thursday, 30th November 2023 at 10.00 a.m. PhD graduands will be required to attend the rehearsal in person. Vital information will be communicated during the rehearsal. Please note that graduation attire will not be issued on the rehearsal day.

  • Graduation Fees

A non-refundable fee as stated below must be paid NOT later than Friday 10th November, 2023.  Payments will be made to the University bank accounts at any of the branches of the banks listed below:-

Absa Bank of Kenya, A/c No. 077-5001216

Cooperative Bank of Kenya, A/c No. 01129098952900

National Bank of Kenya, A/c No. 01003059580600

Equity Bank A/c No. 0090291251426

Kenya Commercial Bank A/c No. 1107589177

In addition, graduands must have cleared any fees arrears and all other dues owed to the University by the said date, failure will lead to disqualification from the ceremony. The following are the graduation charges for the various categories of graduands, which must be paid not later than Friday 10th November, 2023.

S/NoAwardGraduation FeeHire of Academic DressAlumni FeeTotal Payable
1Ph.D.KShs. 5,500KShs. 1000KShs. 1,100KShs. 7,600
2MastersKShs. 5,000KShs. 700(Optional)KShs. 1,100KShs. 6,800
3Post-Graduate DiplomasKShs. 4,500KShs. 600(Optional)KShs. 1,100KShs. 6,200
4Undergraduate Degree/DiplomaKShs. 3,500KShs. 600(Optional)KShs. 1,100KShs. 5,200
5CertificateKShs. 2,000KShs. 600(Optional)KShs. 1,100KShs. 3,700

*Please note that none of the fees paid above is refundable.

(v)  Academic Dress

Graduands who wish to hire gowns are required to apply and pay as stated above.  The forms can be downloaded from the University website, www.jkuat.ac.ke.  Gowns will be issued from Monday, 20th November 2023 up to Wednesday, 29th November 2023 during working hours.  Graduation attire must be returned by Friday, 18th December 2023 latest; after which a penalty of KShs. 500 (Kenya shillings five hundred only) will be charged per day.

(vi)  Electronic Cards

Electronic Cards will be send to the graduand’s email address. Every graduand will be required to print one(1) invitation e-card and be accompanied by his/her guest’s. In addition, graduands will be issued with a car pass when picking their gowns at the respective school.

(vii)  Punctuality

On the graduation day, graduands and their guests will be expected to have taken their seats by 7.30 a.m. Those arriving late will not be allowed into the Graduation Square.

Downloads & Forms

JKUAT 41st GRADUATION CEREMONY

JKUAT 41st GRADUATION BOOKLET

GOWN HIRING FORM FOR THE 41ST GRADUATION CEREMONY – DECEMBER 2023 (DOCTORATE)

GOWN HIRING FORM FOR THE 41ST GRADUATION CEREMONY – DECEMBER 2023 (MASTERS)

GOWN HIRING FORM FOR THE 41ST GRADUATION CEREMONY – DECEMBER 2023 (POST – GRADUATE DIPLOMAS)

GOWN HIRING FORM FOR THE 41ST GRADUATION CEREMONY – DECEMBER 2023 (UNDERGRADUATE/DIPLOMA)

GOWN HIRING FORM FOR THE 41ST GRADUATION CEREMONY – DECEMBER 2023 (CERTIFICATE)

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