WHO WE ARE

OUR AIM

Our Aim is to become a fountain of excellence in all the courses we offer, and more so, build a strong inertia in quality training, innovativeness and research.

MISSION STATEMENT

Our mission is to impart practical skills and knowledge to the demands of the job market. To realize this, we promise to form links with the relevant institutions in both private and public sectors.

OUR VISION

To be a well-established and reputable institution in scientific training, research, innovation and creativity

ABOUT US

Kenya Institute of Applied Sciences(KIAS) was incepted in July 2002 to offer a wide range of applied sciences courses. KIAS is fully registered by: –

  • Ministry of Education Science and Technology Reg. No. MOHEST/PC/1187/09
  • Technical Vocational Education & Training Authority (TVETA)
  • Ministry of Health – Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians & Technologists Board (KMLTTB). Reg. No. E004
  • Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC)
  • List the courses before mode of admission

MODE OF APPLICATION

  • Application is open throughout the year either by SMS or Email.
  • When applying by SMS you text your name, email, KCSE mean grade & desired course to 0721223158.
  • Students are admitted in January, May & September every year.

ADMISSION
All courses are advertised in the local newspapers, our social media pages and our website. You are at liberty to apply for any course provided you meet the minimum qualifications for registration for the course. An applicant is required to provide both original and copies of academic credentials to prove that they really qualify for the course of interest before being considered for admission. After a successful application, an applicant is issued with an admission letter for the specified course through the post office or via email. However, those applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications for the preferred courses are advised to take an alternative course that has an equal opportunity to the course of their interest. Applications can be done via our website or post. Applications can also be made via SMS to 0721 223 158 including correct names, address, grades per subject and desired course.

We have intakes in January, May & September

MODE OF STUDY

The institute offers all its programmes on a full time basis.  However, provision will be made for those students willing to study on part time basis although this will be left to discretion of Academic board. An academic year will comprise of three terms.  All students are called upon to attend three quarters of the total contact hours allocated for each course unit.

CLASS CAPACITY

To ensure quality training, we prefer twenty students per class per lecturer in each course unit. Applicants are therefore advised to apply for the course of which they meet all the minimum requirements for admission as soon as possible. Any delay in registration may lead to loss of vacancy.

STUDENT DISCIPLINE

The institute will not tolerate any case of indiscipline. Persistent cases of indiscipline may lead to expulsion. No certificates or refund of the fees will be given upon expulsion of any student, and that such student will not be re admitted whatsoever.

ACCOMMODATION

The institute offers accommodation to willing students at affordable rates. The accommodation fees are charged separately from the total amount payable as fees. Those willing to stay in the institute’s hostels are advised to pay the accommodation fees on the first day of registration.

STUDENT LEADERSHIP

Students will be allowed to elect their leaders in an atmosphere of openness and freewill. Any student meetings must be authorised by the dean of students. Holding illegal meetings may lead to expulsion. The Institution will not tolerate student Union whatsoever.

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EXAMINATIONS

There will be both internal and external exam. Internal exams comprise of Assignments, Continuous Assessment Tests (CATS’s), End of term Assessment and end of year examinations. CATs and Assignment constitute 30% while End of term examination constitutes70% of End of term Assessment.

At the end of every course, students sit for external/registration exams examined by KNEC/KMLTTB.

Prospective students are therefore strongly advised to take all exams seriously because supplementary exams will be set for those students who fail final exams. The failing students will meet all costs incurred in the setting and administration of the supplementary exams.

FACILITIES

  • Well-equipped laboratories
  • Library – well equipped
  • Equipped computer laboratory
  • Spacious classrooms
  • Qualified teaching staff
  • Conducive learning environment

FEES AND MODE OF PAYMENT

Tuition fees and other charges are usually detailed in the admission letters.   Fees vary from one course to another depending on the costs involved in offering that course.   The institute reserves the right to revise the fees charged, as it may deem necessary. The preferred mode of payment of fees is through the institute bank accounts provided in admission letter.    The institute will never be liable for fees paid to unauthorised persons.  No refund of fees will be made once the receipt has been issued.  In case of an over – payment, the exceeding amount will be transferred to the subsequent terms or years.

Contact Us

The Aviation Centre; Eldoret – Kisumu Road; Opposite Shell Petrol Station – Langas  

0721 223158

info@kias.ac.ke

P.O BOX 6421 ELDORET 30100 KENYA