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KMTC extends application deadline to March 4

In-service students are expected to report on March 12, 2024.

Those seeking to pursue medical courses at the Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) have until March 4th to apply.

This is after Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) indefinitely extended the application deadline following an uproar among applicants, teachers and parents over portal hitches.

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The medical training institution for the first time onboarded onto the KUCCPS system various medical courses under the Preservice (Certificate & Diploma) and Inservice (Upgrading & Higher Diploma) programmes.

Public Health Principal Secretary Mary Muthoni in a statement Wednesday announced the commencement of the applications for the March 2024 intake assuring that KMTC is committed to working closely with KUCCPS to ensure prompt placement of Preservice students

“The deadline for Preservice courses has been extended to March 4, 2024 while Upgrading, Higher Diploma, and Short Courses applications will remain open until the required number of applicants is achieved on a course-by-course basis” she said.

In-service students are expected to report on March 12, 2024.

“Subsequently, the College will issue admission letters to this cohort, with an anticipated reporting date of March 12th, 2024. The reporting date for subsequently placed students will be as per the instructions provided in their admission letters” she added.

Preservice applications are through the KUCCPS portal at http://student.kuccps.net while Inservice applications are via the KMTC admissions portal at http://admissions.kmtc.ac.ke.

A total of 69 universities, three Secondary Teachers Training Colleges, 226 Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVETS) and the Kenya Medical Training Colleges (KMTC) campuses are available for student choices under the 2024/25 placement cycle.

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