JOOUST Admission Requirements 2023/2024

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST)  Undergraduate Entry Requirements 2023/2024, Basic Requirements for Admission at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology admission requirement for all the courses at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate level has been released for the 2023/2024 academic session.

The management of Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology has released the Application Requirement/Registration Requirement for the Student Studying in the institution.

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology Admission Requirements

Entry requirements for an Undergraduate Course
  • Have the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with a mean grade of C+ (C plus) passed at one sitting from at least seven subjects drawn from subject groupings as specified by the Kenya National Examinations Council or its equivalent OR
  • Have one of the following combinations of passes in the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education examination:
    • Two (2) Principal passes obtained at the same sitting OR
    • Two (2) Principal passes obtained at different sittings provided the passes are of grade C or higher OR
    • Hold a Diploma of a recognized institution with a “credit” pass or higher or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution in the relevant field of specialization acceptable to the Senate. Those with a “pass” diploma will be considered if they have at least two years relevant experience after graduation OR
    • Hold a certificate from a recognized institution with a “credit” pass or higher or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution in the relevant field of specialization, acceptable to Senate OR 
  • Have exceptional experiential knowledge  and information AND
  • Meet additional or specific entry requirements as may be specified by the respective Department, School/Faculty offering the programme.
Entry requirements for a Diploma Course

The entry requirements set out below are only minimum and they do not in any way, entitle an applicant to a place in the University. Applicants must:

  • Have the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with a mean grade “C” passed at one sitting from at least seven subjects drawn from subject groupings as specified by the Kenya National Examinations Council or equivalent. Candidates with disabilities will be given special consideration with regard to the number of subjects taken at KCSE OR
  • Hold a certificate from a recognized institution with a “credit” pass or higher or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution in the relevant field of specialization, acceptable to University Senate OR
  • Have exceptional experiential knowledge  and information AND Meet additional or specific entry requirements as may be specified by the respective Department, School/Faculty offering the diploma programme.

Check below for Specific entry requirement for Various courses.

JARAMOGI OGINGA ODINGA UNIVERSITY, JOOUST POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Entry requirements for Postgraduate Diploma Courses
  • Admission and conduct of postgraduate programs shall be conducted under the provisions of the general postgraduate regulations.
  • The following shall be eligible for admission into a postgraduate diploma program in the University:
  • Holders of a Bachelor’s degree from the university and other universities recognized by the school Senate,
Entry requirements for Masters Courses
  • Holders of a Bachelor’s degree (Second Class Honours [Upper Division] or higher) from Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University or other universities recognized by the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University,
  • Holders of a Bachelor’s degree (Second Class Honours [Lower Division]) from Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University who have at least two years of relevant experience,
  • Holders of a postgraduate diploma (credit level or higher) from Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University or other institutions recognized by the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University Senate.
Entry requirements for PhD Courses
  • To be admitted to an Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University doctoral program, an applicant must hold a Masters degree from Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University or an institution recognized by the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University Senate. Beyond the possession of a degree, the applicant must have a cumulative mean of at least a B in his/her Masters studies, and must demonstrate ability in academic research. Specific program minimum requirements will apply.
  • In exceptional cases, Senate, on the recommendation of any of the schools, may admit to the doctorate program, applicants who do hold a Master’s degree, provided that such candidates, on the basis of the research, professional and academic work they have done, can demonstrate that they are well qualified to undertake doctoral work.
S/No Programme Requirements Duration Campus

Fees

Doctor of Philosophy Master Degree in a relevant field from a recognized Institution 3 Years Main Campus

Total 450,000

Master  Degree First Class Honours OR Second Honours Upper Division degree from accredited University OR Second Class Honours, Lower Division Degree with at least two years of work/research experience in a relevant field after graduation. 2 Years Main Campus, Kisii , Nambale & Kisumu Campus.

Total 300,000

Bachelor of Business Administration with IT KCSE Mean Grade of C+ (Plus) with C (Plain) in Mathematics or Commerce or Business Studies; OR C-(Minus) with a KNEC Diploma or Diploma of JOOUST or any other accredited Institution. 4 Years Main Campus, Kisii , Nambale & Kisumu Campus.

116,000 per Year

Bachelor of International Tourism Management with IT KCSE Mean Grade of C+(Plus) and a minimum of C (Plain) in English or Kiswahili ; OR Two Principal Passes and One(1) subsidiary in A -Level (KACE/EAACE);OR Mean Grade C-(Minus) with a relevant KNEC Diploma OR Diploma  from any accredited Institution. 4 Years Main Campus

116,000 per Year

Bachelor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management KCSE Mean Grade of C+(Plus) with C(Plain) in Mathematics or C-(minus) in Mathematics and C(Plain) in Commerce, Business Studies or Economics OR Mean Grade C- (Minus) with a relevant KNEC Diploma OR a Diploma  from any accredited Institution. 4 Years Main Campus, Kisii , Nambale & Kisumu Campus.

116,000 per Year

Bachelor of Education  (Special Needs Education) with IT KCSE Mean Grade of C+ (Plus) and a minimum of C+ (plus) in Biology; OR Two Principal Passes and One (1) subsidiary in A -Level (KACE/EAACE) and Credit Pass in Biology at O Level; OR Mean Grade C-(Minus) with a relevant KNEC Diploma OR Diploma from any accredited University with a minimum of C+ (Plus) in two teaching subjects. 4 Years Main Campus

146,000 per Year

Bachelor of Education (Arts) with IT K.C.S.E Mean Grade: C+ (plus) and a minimum of C+ (plus) in any two teaching subjects. OR mean grade of C-(Minus) plus a relevant KNEC Diploma or a Diploma from any accredited University OR 2 Principal passes and 1 subsidiary OR 1 Principal pass and 2 subsidiaries. 4 Years Main Campus, Kisii , Nambale & Kisumu Campus.

116,000 per Year

Bachelor of Education (Science)with IT  K.C.S.E Mean Grade: C+ (Plus) and a minimum of C+ (plus) in any Two teaching subjects. OR mean grade of C- (Minus) plus a relevant KNEC Diploma OR Diploma from any accredited University OR 2 Principal passes and 1 subsidiary OR 1 Principal pass and 2 subsidiaries. 4 Years Main Campus, Kisii , Nambale & Kisumu Campus.

126,000 per Year

Bachelor of Education ( Early Childhood Development and Education) K.C.S.E. Mean Grade of C+(Plus) and a minimum of C(plain) in both English and mathematics OR C-(Minus) plus a relevant KNEC Diploma OR Diploma from accredited University in Early Childhood Development  OR 2 Principal Passes and  1 Subsidiary OR 1 Principal Pass and  2 Subsidiaries. 4 Years Main Campus, Kisii , Nambale & Kisumu Campus.

116,000 per Year

Bachelor of Arts (Spatial Planning) KCSE mean grade C+ and C+ ( Plus) in Geography or Maths or Agriculture OR a C+ ( Plus)  in any one of the Science subjects and and C ( Plain) in English and Kiswahili. 4 Years Main Campus

126,000 per Year

Bachelor of Science (Water Resources and  Environment Management KCSE mean grade of C+ and a minimum of C plus in Mathematics and C+ either or Biology or Chemistry or Physics or Physical Sciences and any of the Social Sciences OR a KNEC diploma or diploma from accredited Institution. 4 Years Main Campus

126,000 per Year

Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness Management) K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C+ and a minimum of C+(Plus)  in Biology and Maths; C (Plain) in any two of the following- Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture, Business Studies and Geography; OR KACE with two principal passes one of which must be Biology and one subsidiary pass; OR C- with a Credit Diploma OR Diploma from any other accredited institution. 4 Years Main Campus

126,000 per Year

Bachelor of Science ( Food Security) K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C+ and a minimum of C+(Plus)  in Biology and Maths; C (Plain) in any two of the following- Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture and Geography; OR KACE with two principal passes one of which must be Biology and one subsidiary pass; OR C- with a Credit Diploma OR Diploma from any other accredited institution. 4 Years Main Campus

126,000 per Year

Bachelor of Science (Horticulture) K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C+ and a minimum of C+(Plus)  in Biology and Maths; C (Plain) in any two of the following- Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture and Geography; OR KACE with two principal passes one of which must be Biology and one subsidiary pass; OR C- with a Credit Diploma OR Diploma from any other accredited institution. 4 Years Main Campus

126,000 per Year

Bachelor of Science    ( Soil Sciences) K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C+ and a minimum of C+(Plus)  in Biology and Maths; C (Plain) in any two of the following- Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture and Geography; OR KACE with two principal passes one of which must be Biology and one subsidiary pass; OR C- with a Credit Diploma OR Diploma from any other accredited institution. 4 Years Main Campus

126,000 per Year

Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Extension and Education) K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C+ and a minimum of C+(Plus)  in Biology and Maths; C (Plain) in any two of the following- Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture and Geography; OR KACE with two principal passes one of which must be Biology and one subsidiary pass; OR C- with a Credit Diploma OR Diploma from any other accredited institution. 4 Years Main Campus

126,000 per Year

Bachelor of Science  ( Animal Science) K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C+ and a minimum of C+(Plus)  in Biology and Maths; C (Plain) in any two of the following- Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture and Geography; OR KACE with two principal passes one of which must be Biology and one subsidiary pass; OR C- with a Credit Diploma OR Diploma from any other accredited institution. 4 Years Main Campus

126,000 per Year

Bachelor of Science (Actuarial Sciences)with IT KCSE Mean Grade C + (Plus) with C+ (Plus) in Mathematics; OR A level with 2 Principal passes one of which must be Mathematics and One Subsidiary Pass; OR KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) with a Diploma of at least Credit Pass or Higher or Higher Diploma in Mathematics related fields from recognized examination board/institution; OR BSc in Mathematics related fields from accredited institutions. 4 Years Main Campus

146,000 per Year

Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences) KCSE Mean Grade of C+ (Plus) with C+ (Plus) in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and C+ (Plus) in English or Kiswahili. OR 2 principals and 1 subsidiary at A level OR holders of relevant KNEC Diploma from accredited University. 4 Years Main Campus

126,000 per Year

Bachelor of Science (Community Health and  Development) KCSE Mean Grade C+ (plus) and C plain in Biology/Biological Sciences and Chemistry, C- (Minus) in Mathematics OR Physics and C (Plain) in English OR Kiswahili; 2 Principal pass and 1 subsidiary at A- Level; OR KCSE Mean Grade C-(Minus)  with KNEC Diploma with a minimum credit pass OR Diploma from accredited Institution. 4 Years Main Campus, Kisii , Nambale & Kisumu Campus.

126,000 per Year

Bachelor of Science( Public Health) KCSE Mean Grade C+ (plus) and C + (plus) in Biology/ Biological Sciences and Chemistry/ Physical Sciences, C+ (plus) in Mathematics/ Physics and C+ (Plus) in English/ Kiswahili. 2 Principal pass and 1 subsidiaries at A- Level OR holders of relevant KNEC Diploma OR Diploma from accredited institution/ University. 4 Years Main Campus, Kisii , Nambale & Kisumu Campus.

126,000 per Year

Bachelor of Science  (Computer Security and  Forensics) KCSE Mean Grade C+(Plus) with C (Plain) in Mathematics and Physics or Physical Sciences OR 2 Principal pass and 1 subsidiaries at A- Level one of which should be Maths or Physics; KCSE Mean Grade C-(Minus)  with KNEC Diploma in Computer Studies with a minimum credit pass OR Diploma from accredited Institution. 4 Years Main Campus, Kisumu Campus.

146,000 per Year

Bachelor of Science (Information, Communication and Technology) KCSE Mean Grade C+(Plus) with C- (Minus) in Mathematics and Physics or Physical Sciences OR 2 Principal pass and 1 subsidiaries at A- Level one of which should be Maths or Physics; OR KCSE Mean Grade C-(Minus)  with KNEC Diploma in IT related field with a minimum credit pass OR Diploma from accredited institution. 4 Years Main Campus

146,000 per Year

Bachelor of Science (Business Information Systems) KCSE Mean Grade C+(Plus) with C- (minus) in Mathematics, English and Business Studies OR 2 Principal pass and 1 subsidiaries at A- Level one should be Maths or Economics; OR KCSE Mean Grade C- ( Minus) with KNEC Diploma in IT related field with a minimum credit pass OR Diploma from accredited institution. 4 Years Main Campus

146,000 per Year

Bachelor of Science( Renewable Energy Technology and  Management) K.C.S.E. Mean grade C+ (plus) and C+ (plus) in Maths and Physics or Physical Sciences; OR Two Principal Passes in KACE and at least credit in Mathematics OR Related Discipline From recognized institution OR KCSE Mean Grade C- ( Minus) with KNEC Diploma in related field with a minimum credit pass. 4 Years Main Campus

126,000 per Year

Bachelor of Science (Construction Management) K.C.S.E. Mean grade C+ (plus) and C+ (plus) in Maths and Physics or Physical Sciences OR Two Principal Passes in KACE and at least credit in Mathematics OR have a KNEC Diploma or Higher Diploma in Construction Management, Building Technology, Civil Engineering or Related Discipline From recognized institution. 4 Years Main Campus

126,000 per Year

Bachelor of Arts (Developmental and Policy Studies) KCSE Mean Grade of C+ (Plus) and C+ (Plus) in English or Kiswahili, Plus C+ in any one Natural Sciences  and C+ in any one Arts related subjects; OR KCSE Mean Grade of C- (Minus) plus a relevant KNEC Diploma from accredited Institution. 4 Years Main Campus

116,000 per Year

Bachelor of Arts (International Relations and Diplomacy) with IT KCSE Mean Grade of C+ (Plus) with C+ in English or Kiswahili or a Foreign language; OR KCSE Mean Grade of C- (Minus) plus a relevant KNEC Diploma from accredited Institution. 4 Years Main Campus

116,000 per Year

Diploma in Special Needs Education KCSE Mean Grade of C-(Minus) and a minimum of C+ (Plus) in two teaching subjects; OR D+ (Plus) in a relevant certificate from accredited institution. 2 Years Main Campus

76,000 per Year

Diploma in Business Administration KCSE Mean Grade of C-(Minus) with a minimum of D+ in Maths or Business Studies and D+ in English or Kiswahili; OR D+ (Plus) with a relevant certificate from accredited institution. 2 Years Main Campus, Kisii , Nambale & Kisumu Campus.

76,000 per Year

Diploma in Community Health and Development KCSE Mean Grade of C – (Minus) with minimum of D+ in Maths or Chemistry or Physics or Physical Sciences OR D+ (Plus) with relevant Certificate qualification from accredited Institution. 2 Years Main Campus, Kisii , Nambale & Kisumu Campus..

76,000 per Year

Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering K.C.S.E .Mean grade C-(minus) and with at least C-(minus) in Maths and Physics and at least D+ in English and Chemistry; OR D+ (Plus) with relevant Certificate qualification from accredited Institution. 3 Years Main Campus

76,000 per Year

Diploma in County Governance KCSE Mean Grade C-( Minus) with C- (Minus) in English or Kiswahili; OR D+ (Plus) or  KACE Division III with relevant Certificate qualification from accredited Institution 4 modules Main Campus, Nambale & Kisumu Campus

76,000 per Year

Certificate KCSE Mean Grade of D+ (Plus). 1 year Main Campus, Kisii , Nambale & Kisumu Campus.

56,000

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