Minimum Entry Requirements

  1. The PIU Admissions Board approves minimum entry requirements for all the University’s Courses.
  2. Minimum entry requirements are set to ensure that a student is only admitted to a course when and where the Board believes that the student can undertake the course with a reasonable prospect of success.
  3. Minimum entry requirements are specified in the relevant approved course curriculum. The criteria for minimum entry requirements are provided in the individual Course catalogue/Curriculum.
  4. Meeting the minimum entry requirements allows an applicant to be considered for selection. However, not all applicants who meet the minimum entry requirements for a course will be selected as class capacity and deadlines for application shall be applied.
  5. When approving minimum entry requirements, the admission’s Board guarantees:
    1. evidence-based selection;
    2. no unfair or unnecessary barriers for student access to the University’s courses;
    3. facilitation of recognition or credit of prior study or work experience for entry into the University’s courses;
  6. Minimum entry requirements may be waived only with the permission of the Chairman of the Admissions Board.
  7. The Board will, from time to time, monitor the effectiveness and appropriateness of minimum entry requirements.
Serial No. Examination Minimum Admission Requirements
Undergraduate Programmes
1.
2.
KCSE
IGCSE
Mean grade C+ (plus)
5 Upper Level Passes
3.
4.
GCE
12th GRADE
5 ‘O’ Level passes with C and above and / or
Principal C at A level. GPA of 2.5.
5. KACE 2 Principal passes.
6.
7.
8.
Diploma
Or a Professional
qualification
Related Diploma from a recognized institution.
Professional qualifications from a recognized
examining body
Diploma Programmes
1.
2.
KCSE
Certificate
Mean grade C- (Minus)
Related Certificate from a recognized
Institution.
3.
4.
KCE
Professional Qualification
Div 111
Professional qualification from a recognized
examination body.
5.
6.
IGCSE
Bridging Course
3 Upper level passes
Bridging Certificate from a recognized
Institution.