By | October 13, 2017


The KMTC qualification for nursing students is generally same as the qualification required the join any other medical program in the college.

A stronger grade point average is required to be assured of admission since the number of students who apply everyday far exceeds the available vacancies at KMTC.

Below are the general KMTC qualification for nursing students

Certificate courses
Certificate courses take two years with the exception of nursing which takes two and a half years. A minimum aggregate of C- with relevant combination of other subjects is a requirement.

Diploma Courses:
KCSE mean grade of C (or equivalent) with relevant combination of other subjects such as English, Kiswahili, Biology, Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Physical Sciences.

3 years except Community Health Nursing which lasts 3 ½ years.

Post Basic Diploma courses
Holders of basic diploma in relevant fields and at least a minimum of two years working experience.

Short Courses:
Individuals and groups such as corporate bodies, companies and government ministries interested in any course or courses can make a written request for arrangements to be made.

Training Categories: We have fulltime and part time trainees enrolled in various courses each year as in-service and Pre-service

Application Procedure for certificate and self-sponsored

Duly completed application forms are filled by prospective candidates for admission into Courses for each academic year for Regular or Parallel Category. The Regular category have subsidized fee with optional accommodation but no choice for Campus while the parallel category have non subsidized fee, no accommodation option but have option for Campuses in more than Forty one (41) campuses situated in different parts of the country depending on the courses.


  • Prospective candidates are expected to submit a duly completed application form which can be obtained from the KMTC website, KMTC face book and KMTC campuses across the country.
  • Candidates are advised to attach legible Photostat copies of academic certificates; school leaving certificate and national identity card/birth certificate.
  • Applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable fee of KShs.2, 000 OR US$50 for non-Kenyans in the form of Banker’s Cheque or National bank deposit slip. Application fee does not guarantee admission.
  • Candidates should provide reliable and permanent mailing address with postal codes for any future contact. Those near Nairobi may hand deliver the completed application forms to KMTC Headquarters’ offices.

Applications should be sent to the following address:

The Director
P.O. Box 30195 – 00100

In order to be assured of joining the institution, you must score at least a B plain. This is a grade that will give you a direct admission to a course of your choice. Otherwise, a C- might be tricky.