courses offered at technical university of mombasa and their cluster points

By | June 17, 2019

courses offered at technical university of mombasa and their cluster points, The above formula is handy when calculating weight cluster points, below are some of the main critical denotations represented

Symbol Meaning

w Weighted Cluster Point

c Raw Cluster Point

a Aggregate Cluster Point

m Maximum performance index per cluster for all students and subjects

r Raw cluster performance index per cluster for all subjects enrolled

api Aggregate performance index

spi Maximum performance index

Cluster points directly affect students eligibility for a particular course enrolled.

Different tertiary institution including Dedan Kimathi University, Nairobi University, Kenyatta University, and Jomo Kenyatta University all use different cluster even for similar classes.

These dynamics collectively necessitate the need for students to determine their cluster points before settling on a particular course of study.

Below are some of the factors that influence the grading system regarding clusters

1. Cluster Subjects for A Student

Group Subjects Selection Recommended

Group I Mathematics Compulsory 3



Group II Physics At least two 2



Group III Geography At least one 1


History & Govt

Hindu Rel. Ed

Group IV Aviation

Comp Studies


Metal Work


Art and design

Power mechanics

Building and construction

Group V German



Business studies


Cluster Points for Technical University Of Mombasa

2. Grade Points

Every academic course offered in higher learning require a minimum of four primary subjects. For this reason, cluster point calculation encompasses these subjects irrespective of its group. Below is a breakdown of KCSE grading points.

Grade Points

A 12

A- 11

B+ 10

B 9

B- 8

C+ 7

C 6

C- 5

D+ 4

D 3

D- 2

E 1

3. Raw cluster points

Raw cluster points are calculated using four grading subjects concerning the course requirements

Subject Grade Grading points

Mathematics A- 11

Physics B- 8

Chemistry B 9

Business studies A- 11

39 -raw cluster points

After directing the public on how to calculate cluster points for 2019 universities admissions, KUCCPS is now in the limelight of receiving student placement results.

Cluster Points for Technical University Of Mombasa