Apply Online to Join the Islamic University of Kenya (IUK)

Apply Online to Join the Islamic University of Kenya (IUK)

How to Apply

Below are some of the common academic and examination regulations conducted under each programme, that each student should familiarize themselves with before applying for any of our programmes.

Entry requirements are also in accordance with the Commission for University Education’s revised standards for recognition and equation.

For any queries send an email to admissions@iuk.ac.ke or registrar@iuk.ac.ke.

For Kenyan Applicants

Main Requirements;

  • Copies of certificates and all transcripts ( Diplomas & Certificates )
  • KCSE Certificate / Result slip and School leaving certificate
  • Two (2) recent passport-size photographs (write your name on the reverse side)
  • Copy of national ID/Passport or Birth Certificate

Undergraduate Programmes

K.C.S.E mean grade C+ (plus) or it’s equivalent
A level with at least two principal passes and one subsidiary;
G.P.A of 2.5 and above from Pre-University

Diploma Programmes

The minimum grade for admission into this year’s Diploma Programme at the Islamic University of Kenya is KCSE grade C- (minus) or its equivalents.

Certificate Programmes

The minimum grade for admission into this year’s Certificate Programme at the Islamic University of Kenya is KCSE grade D+ (plus) or its equivalents.

For International Applicants

Main Requirements;

  • An official translation of academic records (where the language of study is not English)
  • A current financial guarantee letter
  • A completed immigration pass form
  • Applicants with foreign qualifications are required to undertake Recognition, Equation, and Verification of their qualifications from Kenya National Qualifications Authority’s portal or visit KNQA
  • The Commission for University Education (CUE) undertakes recognition and equations of Diplomas, Degrees, Post-graduate Diplomas, and Post-graduate Certificates conferred or awarded by Foreign Universities and Institutions. Visit https://www.cue.or.ke for more details.
  • A copy of the travel Passport.

Rwandese Applicants

A level certificate with at least 2 principal passes
5 credits at o level

Ugandan Applicants

The Uganda Certificate of Education (O’ level) with 5 credits or an equivalent qualification
Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education Examination (A’ Level) with at least two principal passes or an equivalent qualification.

Tanzanian Applicants

Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) with at least two principal passes or its equivalent
Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) or its equivalent with passes in five credits
Diploma in the related area

For Credit Transfers

Credit transfers should be applied for latest two weeks after registration into the program of study i.e. in the first year; first semester. All Credit transfers should be paid for in the first year; first semester.

The University accepts credit transfers from Public Universities and Private Chartered Universities. Unless other agreements are made, the following are some of the terms of credit transfer:

Transfer of credit should be applied for in writing to the Admissions Office, detailing the courses for which credit transfer is sought during the first week of the semester after joining the University.
Transfer of credits will be within the same level of study, that is, only Degree level credits can be transferred to a degree level and in some cases Diploma level credits as determined by the University. Those holding Diplomas from colleges, should have passed with a grade C and above in their form four exams if they have to be considered for credit transfer.
Not all Diploma colleges are recognized by IUK.
Only those subjects that carry a grade of B and above are transferable from Diploma colleges and a grade of C and above from a recognized University.

Where to submit the necessary documents?

Documents not submitted through the online method can be mailed to:

The Admissions Office

Islamic University of Kenya,

P.O. Box 884 – 00242 Kitengela, Kenya

admissions@iuk.ac.ke or registrar@iuk.ac.ke

Payment

Make a payment of the non-refundable application fee

  • Undergraduate – Kshs.1,000/=
  • Diploma – Kshs.1,000/=
  • Certificate – Kshs. 1,000/=

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Payment can either be done through Mpesa Paybill or deposit in Bank

Mpesa Paybill

Business No 516600
Account Name: 0520420652005

NOTE:
Indicate the Mpesa Code on top of the application form 

BANK PAYMENTS

Note: Indicate the Applicant’s Name as reference No. on the deposit slip

Bank Details: 

Bank Name: Diamond Trust Bank

Name: Islamic University of Kenya

Account No.: 0420652005

Branch: DTB Centre

Online Application Form - Click to Apply Online

ADMISSION CRITERIA

Undergraduate Programmes

K.C.S.E mean grade C+ (Plus) or its equivalent.

A level with at least two principal passes and one subsidiary; G.P.A of 2.5 and above from Pre-University

Diploma Programmes

K.C.S.E mean grade C- (minus) or its equivalent.

Certificate Programmes

K.C.S.E mean grade D+ (plus) or its equivalent.

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Complete all sections in this form in full before submitting it.

2. Attach a recent clear passport photo.

3. Attach copies of your Academic Certificates and your National Identity Card or Passport.

4. Duly completed forms must be submitted with a payment of a non-refundable application fee of $7.15 or Ksh. 1,000 through the following Bank Account:

 

BANK NAME: Diamond Trust Bank (DTB)

BANK A/C NAME: Islamic University of Kenya

BANK A/C NUMBER: 0420652005

BRANCH CODE: 052

or

Use Lipa na MPESA

Paybill Number: 516600

Account Number: 0520420652005

 

Make a note of the MPESA Transaction Message & Message from DTB and email it together with your academic documents.

Alternatively, you can send a copy of your academic supporting documents to registrar@iuk.ac.ke accompanied with a $7.15 or Ksh. 1,000 application fee bank deposit slip to:

The Admissions Office

The Islamic University of Kenya,

P.O. Box 884 – 00242 Kitengela, Kenya


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