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List of 16 university courses all KCSE candidates rejected

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Figures from the Kenya Universities and College Central placement Service (KUCCPS) have revealed the university courses that no KCSE candidate who sat for the national exam last year picked.

According to the data, the unwanted courses are 16 and have the capacity to attract up to 795 students. They include:

Bachelor of Science in Automotive Technology

Bachelor of Technology in Building Construction

Bachelor of Technology in Renewable Energy

Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering

 Bachelor of Science in Energy Technology

Bachelor of Science in Renewable Energy and Technology

Bachelor of Science in Aquatic Resources

Bachelor of Science in Animal Production and Nutrition

Bachelor of Science in Oceanography

Bachelor of Science of Agricultural Education and Extension

Bachelor of Science in Fisheries

Bachelor of Science in Economics and Statistics

Bachelor of Education in technology

Thousands taking 133 useless university degree courses in Kenya

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Laws and Sharia

Bachelor of Agribusiness Management

The data further revealed that of the 122,831 applicants placed to university courses, 66,661 (54.27 per cent) will join Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (Stem) programmes.

The remaining 56,170, accounting for 45.73 per cent of the students, have been placed to arts and humanities.Of the applicants placed to Stem, 42,267 (63.41 per cent) are male while 24,394 (36.59 per cent) are female.Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery offered at the University of Nairobi (UoN) is the most competitive degree course in the country now.

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