Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Entry Requirements in Kenya

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Bachelor of Electrical and electronics Engineering is for students who are good in mathematics and Physics. If your general grade in KCSE is A and you manage to score A in mathematics and Physics, you’ll be admitted to study for the program. There are many institutions employing these graduates, which include Kenya Power, KenGen  and Ministry of Energy.

The Entry requirements for the course are;

JKUAT BSc. Electrical & Electronic Engineering Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements
KCSE Mean grade B- (minus) and mean grade for the total score in the four JAB cluster subjects of at lest B (plain) and the following minimum grades in the individual luster subjects: Mathematics C+, Physics C+, Chemistry C+, Geography or Biology, or group III or any group IV.

University of Nairobi Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Admission requirements

Entry Requirements

Candidates shall be eligible for admission into the Bachelor of Science degree in the School of Engineering in the following categories.

a)       KCSE Candidates

The basic admission requirement shall be the minimum requirement set for entry into Public Universities which is a mean grade of at least C+ in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE). In addition, candidates shall have obtained at least C+ in each of the four cluster subjects from any of the following alternative clusters.  However, a cut-off grade higher than C+ in each cluster subject shall be preferred if limitations of the number of places available for each degree programme versus the number of qualified candidates so demand. The said cut-off grades shall be determined and implemented by the School Board.

Alternative A:

Physics                           Biology or Geography or any Group IV Subject

Chemistry

Mathematics

Alternative B:

Physical Sciences           Geography or any Group IV Subject

Biological Sciences

Mathematics

Group IV Subjects:

Home Science                 Building Construction

Art and Design               Power Mechanics

Agriculture                     Electricity

Woodwork                      Drawing and Design

Metalwork                      Aviation Technology

b)       A-Level Candidates

Candidates with a minimum entry requirement of principal  C passes in Mathematics and Physics and a Subsidiary level pass in Chemistry with a credit pass in English at ‘O’ level, except that for Geospatial Engineering, a subsidiary level pass in Geography shall also be accepted in lieu of Chemistry.

c)       KNEC Higher National Diploma (HND) or Equivalent

Candidates with Higher National Diploma in the following broad areas of study:

  1.  
    1. Agricultural Engineering
    2. Civil engineering
    3. Electrical engineering
    4. Mechanical engineering
    5. Geospatial Engineering
    6. Any other approved subject area.
  2. Ordinary  KNEC Diploma or equivalent (with credit pass)
    1. Agricultural Engineering
    2. Civil engineering
    3. Electrical engineering
    4. Mechanical engineering
    5. Geospatial Engineering
    6. Any other approved subject area.
  3. Diploma from Science/Technical Teacher Training Colleges

Candidates with a Diploma in Mathematics and Physics from recognized teacher training colleges.

  1. BSc/BEd (Science) degrees from Universities or any other relevant degrees 

Candidates with a Bachelor of Science or Education degree in Physics and Mathematics from recognized institutions or any other relevant degree from a recognized institution.

Exemption from any Courses in the Programme

  1. The point of entry into the programme for candidates with a KNEC higher national diploma or its equivalent in accordance with F1 (c) shall be in the second year of study.
  2. The point of entry into the programme for candidates with an ordinary KNEC diploma or its equivalent in accordance with F1 (d) shall be in the first year of study.
  3. The point of entry into the programme for candidates with qualification other than those outlined in F1 (a), F1 (b), F1 (c) and F1 (d) shall be approved by Senate on the recommendations of the School Board of Engineering and the College Academic Board and shall be based on the qualifications of the applicant.
  4. Where a candidate wishes to be exempted from any course or courses, he/she shall send a formal application to the Academic Registrar justifying his/her request and attaching evidence of the credentials which support such request.  Such a candidate may be required to sit and pass an exemption examination set and administered by the School, and approved under the authority of the Senate after payment of a prescribed fee.
  5. Based on the assessment of the exemption examination, the School Board of Engineering shall make its recommendations to the Senate.  The Academic Registrar shall communicate to the candidate, the Senate’s decision.

Fees structure for BS.c Electrical and Electronics Engineering at UoN

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
Semester 1 Semester 2 Yearly TOTAL Sum total
 TUITION          198,000            198,000                396,000
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)              6,500                     –                      6,500
ICT SERVICES – (PER YEAR)              7,000                     –                      7,000
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)              2,000                     –                      2,000
CAUTION – (ONCE)              5,000                     –                      5,000
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)              2,250                2,250                    4,500
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)              7,000                7,000                  14,000
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)              1,000                     –                      1,000
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)              1,000                     –                      1,000
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)              4,000                     –                      4,000
TOTAL          233,750            207,250                441,000
    
Bachelor of Science-Electrical Engineering-Year 2- 16 units   
  Semester 1  Semester 2  Yearly TOTAL 
TUITION          198,000            198,000                396,000
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)              6,500                     –                      6,500
ICT SERVICES – (PER YEAR)              7,000                     –                      7,000
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)              2,000                     –                      2,000
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)              2,250                2,250                    4,500
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)              8,000                8,000                  16,000
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)              1,000                     –                      1,000
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)              1,000                     –                      1,000
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)              4,000                     –                      4,000
TOTAL          229,750            208,250                438,000
    
Bachelor of Science-Electrical Engineering-Year 3-16 units   
  Semester 1  Semester 2  Yearly TOTAL 
TUITION          198,000            198,000                396,000
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)              6,500                     –                      6,500
ICT SERVICES – (PER YEAR)              7,000                     –                      7,000
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)              2,000                     –                      2,000
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)              2,250                2,250                    4,500
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)              8,000                8,000                  16,000
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)              1,000                     –                      1,000
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)              1,000                     –                      1,000
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)              4,000                     –                      4,000
TOTAL          229,750            208,250                438,000
    
Bachelor of Science-Electrical Engineering-Year 4–16units   
  Semester 1  Semester 2  Yearly TOTAL 
TUITION          198,000            198,000                396,000
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)              6,500                     –                      6,500
ICT SERVICES – (PER YEAR)              7,000                     –                      7,000
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)              2,000                     –                      2,000
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)              2,250                2,250                    4,500
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)              8,000                8,000                  16,000
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)              1,000                     –                      1,000
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)              1,000                     –                      1,000
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)              4,000                     –                      4,000
TOTAL          229,750            208,250                438,000
    
Bachelor of Science-Electrical Engineering-Year 5-14 units   
  Semester 1  Semester 2  Yearly TOTAL 
TUITION          198,000            198,000                396,000
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)              6,500                     –                      6,500
ICT SERVICES – (PER YEAR)              7,000                     –                      7,000
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)              2,000                     –                      2,000
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)              2,250                2,250                    4,500
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)              7,000                7,000                  14,000
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)              1,000                     –                      1,000
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)              1,000                     –                      1,000
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)              4,000                     –                      4,000
TOTAL          228,750            207,250                436,000
    
Grand TOTAL               2,191,000

Strathmore University Bachelor Of Science In Electrical and Electronics Engineering Entry Requirements

  • A minimum KCSE grade of B+ (or its equivalent), with a B+ or above in both Mathematics and Physics.
  • 6 credits at O-Level, A level 3 principal passes
  • IB Diploma 34 points out of 45
  • A distinction in the Strathmore University Entrance Exam
  • Proven leadership skills in school and community and outstanding performance in extra-curricular activities are an added advantage.

Multimedia University Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering Entry Requirements

KCSE mean grade of C+ with a minimum grade of C+ in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry/ Physical Science, and either Biology/Biological Science or any of the Group III, IV, or V subjects or diploma in Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications Engineering from Multimedia University of Kenya or KNEC diploma or Diploma in Electrical/Telecommunications Engineering from an institution approved by University Senate

Fees is Ksh 101,871/- Per Semester

Kenyatta University B.SC. ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING Entry Requirements

Qualifications- KCSE C + (plus) with at least B+ Maths and physics and B plain in Chemistry and English or C plain in KCSE with a diploma at least credit or pass in relevant fields of study from a recognized institution

Chuka University Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronics Engineering Entry Requirements

Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Math, Phys, Chem, Engl/Kisw, OR Diploma in Engineering or related disciplines with at least a credit from Senate recognized institutions.

Meru University of Science & Technology Bachelor of electrical and electronics engineering admission requirements

Bachelor of Technology (Electrical Engineering) K.C.S.E mean grade of C+ (plus). In addition, students are expected to have obtained at least a grade C+ (plus) in each of the following cluster subjects in K.C.S.E examinations:

Cluster Subjects:

    Mathematics

    Physics

    Chemistry

    Biology/any Group III/any Group IV/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, Drawing and Design, Power Mechanics, Electricity, Metalwork and Building Construction.

Group V: French, German, Arabic, Music, Business Studies

OR

A-Levels or Equivalent

Students should have a minimum of two (2) principal passes in Mathematics and Physics and a subsidiary level pass in Chemistry with a credit pass in English at O-Level

OR;

Diploma or Equivalent

Credit pass of KNEC Diploma/Higher National Diploma in Civil, Electrical and Electronics or Mechanical Engineering from KNEC or its equivalent.

Machakos University Bachelor of Science (Electrical and Electronic Engineering Entry Requirements

Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Math, Phys, Chem, Engl/Kisw, OR Diploma in Engineering or related disciplines with at least a credit from Senate recognized institutions.

Kabarak University Bachelor of Electrical and electronics Engineering Admission Requirements

  • The minimum entry qualifications is C+(plus) at KCSE and must meet specific program requirements.
  • Those with A level qualifications must possess at least 2 principal passes and 1 subsidiary in relevant subjects