It is now emerging that there are a total of 16 courses that were completely shunned by all the 2019 KCSE candidates. These courses were seen as not appealing to most candidates hence resulting in rejection of the courses during selection.
Figures from Kenya Universities and College Central placement (KUCCPS) have revealed that no KCSE candidate who sat for the 2019 national exams picked any of the 16 courses.
Here is a list of all the 16 course that were rejected by KCSE candidates
Courses rejected by all KCSE candidates
Bachelor of Science in Aquatic Recourses
Bachelor of Science in Animal Production and Nutrition
Bachelor of Science in Oceangraphy
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 Agribusiness Management
Bachelor of Law and Sharia
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Education in Technology
Bachelor of Science of Agricultural Education and Extension
Bachelor of Science in Fisheries
Bachelor of Science in Economic and Statistics
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This comes in a wake of the revelation that 122,831 applicants placed to university courses, 66,661 (54.27 per cent) will join Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (Stem) programs.
45.73 percent which represents 56,170 applicants were placed to arts and humanity courses. Of the applicants placed to Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics(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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