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Entry Requirements for DipTech in Applied Statistics

A student wishing to pursue Diploma of Technology in Applied Statistics with Computing must satisfy the minimum entry requirement for the course and of the Faculty of Applied Sciences and technology. In addition, a Candidate must also satisfy one of the following categories:

KCSE Candidates
The basic admission requirement shall be at least an average grade of C- in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE). In addition; candidates are expected to have obtained at least a grade C- in each of the cluster subjects in following cluster of subjects in KCSE examinations:
A candidate must have passed the following subjects at the grades indicated at the KCSE;

  • Mathematics   C
  • Biological Science/ Biology/ Chemistry/ Physical Science/Physics   C-
  • English    C-

Cluster Subjects

  1. Mathematics
  2. English
  3. Any group II or any group III
  4. A group II subj. or  a group III subj. or any group IV or any group V

KCSE Subject Grouping
Group I: English, Kiswahili, Mathematics
Group II: Biology, Physics, Chemistry
Group III: History and Government, Geography, Christian Religious Education, Islamic Religious Education, Hindu Religious Education
Group IV: Home Science, Art and Design, Agriculture, Aviation Technology, Computer Studies
Group V: French, German, Arabic, Music, Business Studies


KACE Candidates or A-Levels or Equivalent
Candidates should have a minimum of a principal pass in Mathematics in the Kenya Advanced Certificate Education (KACE) and a subsidiary pass in any of other subjects with a credit pass in English at O-Level.


Craft Certificate Candidates
Candidates with credit pass in Certificate or Advanced Certificate in Technology of the Kenya Polytechnic University College or an equivalent qualification from any other recognized institution.


Mode of Study-module II Evening classes Monday-Friday 6-9pm and Saturday 8.00-2.00pm.

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