APTITUDE EXAMINATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL UPGRADE EXAMINATIONS

Aptitude Examinations

 

This aptitude examination is offered to students interested in pursuing nutrition and dietetics at certificate, diploma and degree level. The student should have completed form four education and attained the mean grade for entry into a nutrition and dietetics programme at certificate, diploma and degree level.

 

This aptitude test aims to assess the capability of the students to train in nutrition and dietetics when the entry grades for core subjects are below the minimum entry requirements.

 

Upon successful completion and qualification from the aptitude test, the student shall be allowed to enroll for the Professional Upgrade Course in Mathematics, English, Chemistry and Biology.

 

Who is Eligible for Aptitude Exams?

 

  1. Students seeking for admission into training institutions (colleges and universities), have attained the mean grade for entry into nutrition and dietetics programme but are limited by the minimum entry grades for core subjects as per the legal notice 160: These students may have been admitted in these training institutions on or after 1st September 2021.
  2. Students interested to train and undertake a course in nutrition and dietetics at certificate, diploma and degree level.
NOTE

Any student who was admitted without meeting the minimum entry grades for core subjects should apply directly for professional upgrade examinations in the specific subjects they failed to meet the entry grades.

 

Requirements to apply

Each student shall be required to attach a scanned copy (pdf format) of the following documents in the online platform;

  1. KCSE certificate
  2. Student admission letter into the respective training institution (for those already admitted)
  3. A completely filled copy of the student agreement form.

Click here for the student agreement form.

Click here to apply for these examination.

 

Examinations Fee Payment

Once you have registered at https://puexam.kndi.institute/ you will receive an Invoice via email, follow the instructions in the notes section to pay Kshs. 300 as examinations fee for the KNDI Aptitude Test

 

Mode payment; MPESA

Go to Mpesa and select Pay Bill option

Put the Business Number as 975775

Enter the Account Number as the Invoice number received upon registering at https://puexam.kndi.institute/

 

The Aptitude Examinations shall be conducted online on 12th October 2021.

 

Professional Upgrading Examinations

This is a Professional Upgrade Examination offered to students who were admitted into the nutrition and dietetics program without meeting entry grades for core subjects (Biology, Chemistry, English/Kiswahili and Mathematics) at the various levels of training. This is a terminal examination to be offered once.

 

Legalized Entry Grades for admission into the nutrition and dietetics program.

A student should apply for subject(s) they do not meet the entry grade as per the legal notice 160 below

Examined subjects shall be offered as follows;

  Subject Name of Examination
1. Biology Biological Sciences
2. Chemistry Basic Chemistry
3. Mathematics Basic Mathematics
4. English English

 

Application for these examinations is ongoing online. The Deadline for Application is 14th October, 2021

 

Orientation will be conducted on  15th October, 2021

 

Revision classes commence on 18th October  2021

 

All students must apply for and attend all the Revision classes which will be conducted online.

 

Click here  the Timetable for Revision Classes and Examination Timetable

Examination Venues will be shown once available

 

How do you apply for Professional Upgrade Examinations?

Note; Please, read these instructions carefully before starting the application process;

 

To be eligible to sit for these professional upgrade examinations;

  1. An applicant shall be required to pay 10, 000 for each subject.

 

Mode payment; MPESA

Go to Mpesa and select Pay Bill option

Put the business Number as 975775

Enter the Account Number as the Invoice number received upon registering at https://puexam.kndi.institute/

 

  1. Successfully make application for these examinations

 

Each student will be required to attach a scanned copy (pdf format) of the following documents in the online application;

 

  1. Admission letter from the respective institution
  2. KCSE certificate
  3. A completely filled copy of the student agreement form

 

 

Click here for the student agreement form

 

Click here to apply for these examinations

 

Note

All students who will not have paid for the subjects by the orientation date will need to obtain a security guarantee from the host institution.

 

Security Guarantee Procedure

  1. The host institution pays on behalf of the student by cheque or any other means.
  2. A student must pay for at least one subject and obtained a security guarantee on the remaining subject from the principal of the host institution.
  3. In case of (2) above, the unpaid and secured balances must be cleared.
  4. Students who fail to pay as indicated in (3) shall not sit for upgrade examinations for those subjects.