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Type: Public Institution
Motto: Setting Trends in Higher Education, Research and Innovation.
Affiliated to: AAU; IUCEA; IAU; RUFORUM
Established: 1981
No of Students: 35,000
Vice-Chancellor: Prof. Victoria Wambui Ngumi
Campuses: Main campus-Juja, Karen campus, Nairobi CBD campus, Westlands campus, Kigali campus
Ranking: 5th in Kenya (Webometrics Ranking)
Website: http://www.jkuat.ac.ke/
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Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) is a public university situated in Juja, Kenya. It offers training in Technology, Engineering, Science, Architecture, and Building sciences. JKUAT was founded in 1981 by the Kenyan government as a Middle-Level College named Jomo Kenyatta College of Agriculture and Technology (JKCAT), with generous assistance from the Japanese Government. In 1984 it was declared a  Constituent Coll.. more

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) is a public university situated in Juja, Kenya. It offers training in Technology, Engineering, Science, Architecture, and Building sciences. JKUAT was founded in 1981 by the Kenyan government as a Middle-Level College named Jomo Kenyatta College of Agriculture and Technology (JKCAT), with generous assistance from the Japanese Government. In 1984 it was declared a  Constituent College of Kenyatta University, and the name officially changed to Jomo Kenyatta University College of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). In 1994 it was established as a full-fledged University. JKUAT counts 4 campuses – Karen Campus, Westlands Campus, Kigali Campus and Nairobi CBD Campus, as well as several centers across East Africa.

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology is ranked 5th in Kenya according to Webometric university rankings. It stands as a bastion of excellence in fields of Agriculture, Engineering and Technology, and it recently saw three of its faculty appointed to the various boards of 3 different state corporations. In 2011 JKUAT was selected as the host for the East and Central Africa regional institute of the Pan African University. JKUAT equally hosts the African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD). JKUAT recently saw three of its faculty appointed to the various boards of 3 different state corporations. The university is home to over 35000 students.

JKUAT’s infrastructure is defined by several facilities to accommodate students and staff alike, from dining cafeterias to accommodation at subsidized rates. The University Library has a seating capacity of 600 students and stocks over 80000 volumes.
As the regional institute of the Pan African University, JKUAT benefits from the support of the Chinese government in the development of infrastructure, classrooms, hostels and laboratories for the Pan African University Institute of Basic Sciences, Technology, and Innovation (PAUIST). This adds to the long list of facilities and infrastructure of JKUAT, which include off-site campuses, constituent colleges and international centres.
Notable JKUAT alumni include Emma Miloyo (architect), Evans Wafongo (engineer), Paul Chepkwony (politician), Gladys Chepkirui Ngetich (engineer, Rhodes scholar)

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College of Health Sciences (COHES)

  *School of Nursing
Department of General Nursing
Department of Community Health Nursing
Department of Midwifery
Department of Nursing Education, Leadership, Management and Research

   *School of Medicine
Depart.. more

College of Health Sciences (COHES)

  *School of Nursing
Department of General Nursing
Department of Community Health Nursing
Department of Midwifery
Department of Nursing Education, Leadership, Management and Research

   *School of Medicine
Department of Child Health and Paediatrics
Department of Clinical Medicine
Department of Critical Care and Anaesthesiology
Department of Human Anatomy
Department of Human Pathology
Department of Internal Medicine and Therapeutics
Department of Medical Psychology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Department of Psychiatry
Department of Radiology, Imaging and Radiotherapy
Department of Rehabilitative Sciences
Department of Surgery

  *School of Pharmacy

  *School of Public Health
Department of Environmental Health and Disease Control
Department of Community Health and Development
Department of Health Records and Information Management

  *School of Biomedical Sciences
Department of Biochemistry
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
Department of Medical Microbiology

College of Engineering & Technology (COETEC)

  *School of Architecture and Building Sciences (SABS)
Department of Architecture
Department of Landscape Architecture
Department of Construction Management

  *School of Mechanical, Manufacturing & Materials Engineering (SoMMME)
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Mechatronic Engineering
Department of Marine Engineering
Department of Mining, Materials and Petroleum Engineering

  *School of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering (SEEIE)
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Department of Telecommunication and Information Engineering

  *School of Civil, Environmental and Geospatial Engineering (SCEGE)
Department of Civil, Construction and Environments Engineering
Department of Geomatic Engineering & Geospatial Infomation

  *School of Biosystems and Environmental Engineering (SoBEE)

  *Centre for Sustainable Materials, Research and Technology (SMARTEC)

College of Pure & Applied Sciences (COPAS)

  *School of Physical Sciences
Department of Physics
Department of Chemistry

  *School of Biological Sciences
Department of Zoology
Department of Botany

  *School of Mathematical Sciences
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics

  *School of Computing and Information Technology
Department of Information Technology
Department of Computing

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (COANRE)

  *School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (SOAES)
Department of Horticulture and Food Security (HFS)
Department of Landscape and Environment (LES
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

  *School of Food and Nutrition Sciences (SOFNUS)
Department of Food Science and Technology
Department of Human Nutrition Sciences

  *School of Natural Resources and Animal Sciences (SONRAS)
Department of Land Resources, Planning and Management (LRPM)
Department of Animal Sciences (ANS)

College of Human Resource & Development (COHRED)

  *School of Business
Department of Business Administration
Department of Economics, Accounting & Finance

  *School of Entrepreneurship, Procurement and Management
Department of Entrepreneurship, Technology, Leadership & Management
Department of Procurement & Logistics

  *School of Communication and Development Studies
Department of Media Technology and Applied Communication
Department of Development Studies
Centre for Foreign Languages a& Linguistics

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JKUAT offers admission into programmes at certificate, diploma, bachelors, masters and PhD levels.
Minimum entry requirement
Certificate Courses: – KCSE mean grade C- (Minus)
Diploma Courses:  – KCSE mean grade C (Plain)
Degree Courses:    – KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus)
Masters Courses:  – Holders of a Bachelor’s degree with at least 2more

JKUAT offers admission into programmes at certificate, diploma, bachelors, masters and PhD levels.
Minimum entry requirement
Certificate Courses: – KCSE mean grade C- (Minus)
Diploma Courses:  – KCSE mean grade C (Plain)
Degree Courses:    – KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus)
Masters Courses:  – Holders of a Bachelor’s degree with at least 2nd Class Honours (Upper Division) in relevant fields.
-OR 2nd Class Lower division + 2yrs work experience OR Pass + 5yrs experience OR other Qualifications considered equivalent by the Senate.
Ph.D Courses:     – A Relevant Masters degree.

In addition, applicants must meet specific Faculty/Schools/Institutes and Departmental requirements. The University equivalent qualifications will be considered for international students.

HOW TO APPLY

  • Verify course requirements by visiting the admissions page of the University website
  • If the course that you need is available for preferred intake then proceed to the application by first creating an account on the sign-up page
  • Upon successful creation of the account, Proceed to Login on the same page with your email and password used during creation of account.
  • After login, fill in the Personal-data (Step 1), Course details (Step 2). Academic details (Step 3), supportive documents (Step 4), payments details (Step5).
  • For you to complete your course application, you are required to pay application fees through MPESA. (KShs 500 for Certificate & Diploma. KShs 1500 for Bachelors, Masters & PhD).
  • Access the M-PESA menu from your phone, Select “Lipa Na M-PESA” then Pay bill option, enter this Pay bill Number (951200).
  • Enter your account number generated from the system from step 5 (payment details after login ) then enter the required amount.
  • Finally, enter the exact MPESA generated code back into the system to complete your application.
  • Regularly visit the university application website and login to get the feedback or status of your application.
  • NOTE: Every application has its own account number generated per transaction. ONLY applicants who have paid the application fees will be considered.
  • NOTE: ALL Postgraduate applicants should apply in person from various campuses/ departments after confirming the course requirements using the above procedure.

The application period usually ends in June for the May/June Intake, and in September for the August/September Intake.

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Juja is a town in Kiambu County located 36 kilometres North East of Nairobi, along Nairobi-Thika Highway. it belongs to the Greater Nairobi Metropolitan Area, and acts as one of the urban centres of said Metropolitan area. Juja was born out of the belief that the area where Lord Macmillan settled in the 1900s was a jinxed area, especially after two statues from West Africa were buried in the en.. more

Juja is a town in Kiambu County located 36 kilometres North East of Nairobi, along Nairobi-Thika Highway. it belongs to the Greater Nairobi Metropolitan Area, and acts as one of the urban centres of said Metropolitan area. Juja was born out of the belief that the area where Lord Macmillan settled in the 1900s was a jinxed area, especially after two statues from West Africa were buried in the environs. The town bears its name from those statues.

As part of the Greater Nairobi Area, Juja is home to the Juja City Mall, as well as several schools. The Thika superhighway equally runs across parts of the town. Nairobi Business Park is also located close to the town. Juja Town is the main headquarters for a number of organizations and development projects. Straight Security, a private security company that provides manned security across Kenya is headquartered in Juja. A 3- Star Hotel exists there as well, alongside a branch of The Glowbal Group Holdings technology company, Glowbal TechXperts. Juja is also home to Ruiru Juja Water and Sewerage Company (RUJWASCO), a service company that provides piped water and sewerage services to Ruiru, Juja and its environs within Kiambu County.

Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya. It is situated in the south-central part of the country, between the cities of Kampala and Mombasa. Inhabitants of Nairobi are called Nairobians. The city was founded by colonial authorities in 1899 as a railway town along the Mombasa-Uganda railway line, and quickly became a centre for the colony’s coffee and tea industry, growing under the British to replace Mombasa as the capital in 1907. Such growth persisted through the 1960s, angering the Maasai and Kikuyu people who wanted their land returned to them. This was the main bone of contention for the Mau Mau rebellion that lasted from 1952 to 1960. It remained the capital when Kenya gained independence in 1963 and quickly became the principal industrial centre of the country.
The total population of Nairobi is over 4.6 million, making it the largest city in the country. The city experiences a subtropical highland climate with two seasons of moderate rainfall, even as the seasons alternate between wet and dry. Average annual temperatures go from 25.4 degrees Celsius to 13.1 degrees Celsius. It is divided into 17 constituencies that are all represented by members of Parliament in the National Assembly. As far as its economy goes, the city is home to one of the largest stock exchanges in Africa – the Nairobi Securities Exchange – recognised as an overseas stock exchange in 1953 by the London Stock Exchange. It is also the regional headquarters of several international companies and organisations like General Electric, Young and Rubicam, Coca-Cola, and Airtel, all contained within its central business district. The city is a major financial capital of Africa, with the Greater Nairobi Metropolitan region generating about 60% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Nairobi boasts a vibrant urban culture, from music to literature and film, as well as gastronomy. It is home to several theatres, museums, and art centres. The city has been the setting of several novels and foreign films. It is also a popular venue for foreign musicians who tour Africa, having welcomed Bob Marley on his first-ever visit to Africa. Nairobi equally boasts established foreign communities from India and Pakistan as well as Somalia and Sudan.

The city of Nairobi is blessed with several landmarks and impressive infrastructure, recently experiencing a construction boom. Several skyscrapers can be seen towering over the city’s skyline. It has two parks, the Nairobi National Park and Uhuru Park, which provide the city with colourful touristic sites. Several global food chains can be found in the city, like KFC, Subway, Domino’s Plaza, Pizza Hut and Burger King. In a real reflection of its multicultural identity, Nairobi’s gastronomy caters to the various communities. It even hosts an annual restaurant week, offering dining packages at reduced prices.
The Moi International Sports Centre is the prime sports facility in Nairobi, and by extension, Kenya. It was used to host the 1987 All Africa Games, and it comprises a stadium (second largest in the region after Tanzania’s), a gymnasium, and an aquatics sports centre. The city has several times hosted international competitions, ranging from rugby to cricket. Football is the most popular sport in the city, and the local Kenyan Premier League counts three teams from Nairobi.
Nairobi is served by highways that look to ease the daily motor traffic in the metropolitan area. It also has several railway lines, being a former railway town. It is equally home to the largest airport in Kenya, the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The city also serves as an educational hub, with several renowned higher institutions located in or around the town, such as the University of Nairobi, Kenyatta University, Strathmore University, the Multimedia University of Kenya, Daystar University, the Technical University of Kenya, the East African School of Aviation, United States International University – Africa, the Catholic University of Eastern Africa and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

Nairobi is steeped in a rich culture, heritage and history, and this reflected in its people. The city is a mix of culture – religions, traditions, local beliefs. The city is filled with Kenya’s most important museums, home to masterpieces of African Art centuries old. Nairobi’s sustainable development rests on upholding long-term economic and social growth, which has helped raise the standard of living of the people in the city. Known as the Green City in the Sun, it provides all the basics needed for a healthy life such as food, shelter, sanitation, water, good roads and transportation. The cost of living in Nairobi is in the mid-range, with monthly costs for a single person being over 56000 shillings. Nairobi’s multiculturalism and diversity in accommodating its inhabitants should prove favourable to students considering the pursuit of their education in the city, as the city caters to a wide variety of needs.

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Type: Public Institution
Motto: Setting Trends in Higher Education, Research and Innovation.
Affiliated to: AAU; IUCEA; IAU; RUFORUM
Established: 1981
No of Students: 35,000
Vice-Chancellor: Prof. Victoria Wambui Ngumi
Campuses: Main campus-Juja, Karen campus, Nairobi CBD campus, Westlands campus, Kigali campus
Ranking: 5th in Kenya (Webometrics Ranking)
Website: http://www.jkuat.ac.ke/
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