WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$1,851 /year
Applications Begin:July 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications and Information Engineering
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:School of Electrical, Electronic & Information Engineering (SEEIE)
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline:
Programme Overview

The Bachelor of Science degree program in Telecommunication and Information Engineering is designed to produce a graduate engineer who has knowledge in the core areas of Telecommunication and Information Engineering. To make the course more encompassing the students are trained to become knowledgeable in humanities and other professional courses. Furthermore, to fit into the competitive and very challenging real world, the graduates are also trained on entrepreneurship, accounting, management and project management.


Program organization
The programme has several clusters, namely; foundation courses, core engineering courses, core areas of specialization, professional courses and humanities. The weighting and mode of teaching of the units in these clusters are in line with the expectations of professional bodies like Kenya Engineers Registration Board and will in no doubt make our graduates very competitive anywhere in the world.

Structure and duration of the course
The duration of study extends over a period of five years, each academic year consist of two semesters.A candidate in first, second, third, fourth and fifth year of study shall take a minimum of 16 units.

Admission Requirements

A student wishing to pursue this programme must meet the below minimum requirements:
a) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) applicants should satisfy all the requirements below:
i. A candidate must have a mean aggregate of at least grade B – (minus) and
ii.The mean grade for the total score in the four cluster subjects must be at least B(plain) and;
iii.In the individual cluster subjects, a candidate must have at least the scores given below:

b) Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) or the A-level equivalent should satisfy all the requirements below:
i.At least a total score of nine(9) points at the KACE or equivalent; and
ii.At least a credit pass in chemistry at the KCE or its equivalent.

c) Higher Diploma holders: A candidate holding a Higher Diploma from Kenya National Examination Council shall be admitted into the third year of study.

d) Diploma applicants: A candidate must be a holder of JKUAT diploma in engineering with at least a credit pass in the relevant discipline. Diploma holders will normally be admitted into the second year of study.

e) A holder of other qualifications recognized by the Senate as equivalent to a, b, c or d above.

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan and East Africa Community Students: $14
Application Fees for International Students: $45

How to Apply
Application Requirements for qualified students:
– A dully filled registration form – to be obtained from the offices/website upon payment of non-refundable fee.
– Two passport size photos.
– Copies of relevant certificates

Application Procedure
Applications for the courses are on official application forms.
1. click to download JKUAT IT Department application form. or obtain a hand-copy from the office.
2. Pay a non-refundable application fee as follows:
– Certificates: Kshs500
– Diplomas: 1000
– Degrees: Kshs1,500
– Masters: 1,500

Bank Account Numbers:
– Standard Chartered Bank Account number 0108023434900
– Barclays Bank Account Number 0775001216
– Co-operative Bank of Kenya Account Number 01129098952900
– National Bank Account Number 0100359580600
– Equity Bank Account Number 0090291251426

3. Proceed on with filling the application form, ensuring all mandatory fields are filled, attach photocopies of required certificates and submit when done.
– You will be required to present certified copies of the relevant certificates, Result slips, National Identity Card, Birth Certificate for verifications when reporting.
– IT Department will call or send an SMS to request successful candidates to pick An official admission letter.
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Tuition Fees for Kenyan and East Africa Community Students: $1,851
Tuition Fees for International Students: $2,221

Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students = Kshs203,742
Tuition Fees for International Students = Kshs244,490
**EAC (East African Community) Students pay the same amount as Kenyan students. Countries in the East African Community include; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.
NOTE: The tuition fees charged, may vary from programme to programme and from time to time, with foreign students paying 20% more that the Kenyan students.

Relevant Contact

Prof. Z. Abiero Gariy
Dean, School of Civil, Environmental and Geospatial Engineering (SCEGE)
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries