Admission Criteria and Requirements for Diploma in Nursing in Kenya



Diploma in Nursing is offered by more than 40 training institutions in Kenya. Admission criteria and minimum requirements are as follows.

Minimum Entry Criteria: Diploma [Pre-Service]

Aggregate grade : C Plain
Mandatory Subjects:

Biology or Biological Sciences: C Plain
English or Kiswahili: C Plain
Grade C- in any of the following subjects: Physical Sciences, Physics, Mathematics, General Science, Physics with Chemistry and NOT Clothing and Textiles

Minimum Entry Criteria for upgrade to Diploma [In-Service]

Aggregate of grade D+ or Division IV in the EACE exams
Nursing Council of Kenya Certificate 2 years post enrollment working experience