High Court stops countrywide admission of over 3,000 students to KMTC

Successful applicants register for classes at the KMTC Nakuru campus in September 2014. The High Court has stopped the admission of 3,761 students into all KMTC campuses countrywide until a case filed by the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service is heard and determined. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • According to Prof Ojienda, KUCCPS had already admitted another 2,305 students, whom the KMTC board refused to take in.
  • He accused the KMTC board of disregarding the Attorney-General’s legal opinion, which had advised them to leave the selection process to KUCCPS.
  • He added that the KMTC decision to select another set of students for admission contravened the Universities Act and the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Act.

The High Court has stopped the admission of 3,761 students into the Kenya Medical Training Institute’s campuses across the country.

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