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How to Calculate Kuccps Cluster Points

How to Calculate Kuccps Cluster Points

How to Calculate Kuccps Cluster Points.

How to Calculate Kuccps Cluster Points For University Courses For June 2022 Intake –

Before selecting a course to pursue in College or University it’s important to understand how the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) cluster points are calculated.

It is this cluster points determine whether you qualify for a certain course or not.

 How to Calculate Cluster Points 

This is the formula  used when calculating weight cluster points

Note that different tertiary institutions use their own cluster even for similar classes. And as a result, , the cluster points cut off for the same course in different institutions are not similar.

The above  dynamics collectively necessitate the need for students to determine their cluster points before settling on a particular course of study.

Here are some of the Factors that influence cluster points 

Factors that influence the grading system regarding clusters

(A) . Cluster Subjects for a Student

Group Subjects Selection Recommended

Group I-Compulsory 3

Mathematics
English
Kiswahili

Group II  – At least two 2
Chemistry

Physics

Biology

Group III  – At least one 1

Geography
CRE
History & Govt
Hindu Rel. Ed

Group IV

Aviation
Comp Studies
Woodwork
Metal Work
Electricity
Art and design
Power mechanics
Building and construction


Group V

German
Arabic
French
Business studies
Music

(B) . Grade Points

Each and every academic course offered in higher learning require a minimum of four primary subjects. For this reason, cluster point calculation encompasses these subjects irrespective of its group. Below is a breakdown of KCSE grading points.


Grade Points
A 12
A- 11
B+ 10
B 9
B- 8
C+ 7
C 6
C- 5
D+ 4
D 3
D- 2
E 1

(C). Raw cluster points

They are calculated using four grading subjects concerning the course requirements
Subject Grade Grading points
Mathematics A- 11
Physics B- 8
Chemistry B- 9
Business studies A- 11
39 -raw cluster points

After directing the public on how to calculate cluster points for universities admissions, Kuccps is now in the limelight of receiving student placement results.

In the past ,Many students have experienced difficulties in comprehending how to calculate KCSE cluster points.

The ambivalence affects the placement process with many students likely to land on unpredictable courses.

The second revision will grant applicants who did not participate in the first revision a chance to apply for courses in higher learning Institutions.

This  exercise mainly features students who qualified for the government-sponsored program by attaining at least a C+ in their aggregate mean grade in KCSE national examination.

Note :

The above  process has continually been simplified to help applicant focus on proper career choice as opposed to hard metrics.

All cluster point values are edited annually by KUCCPS.