First of all, congratulations on scoring a C minus in your KCSE. Are you looking forward to joining medical school? If so, you are in the right place.

In this article, we will share with you all C minus courses in KMTC which you can enroll in in May or September intake 2024. We are going to provide you with a list first and then look at each course requirement and duration. stick around.

List of c minus courses in KMTC

  1. Certificate in medical engineering.
  2. Certificate in enrolled community health nursing.
  3. Certificate in Public Health.
  4. Certificate in orthopedic and trauma medicine.
  5. Certificate in community health.
  6. Certificate in health records and information technology.

Now let’s look at each of the above C – courses in KMTC minimum subject requirements.

Minimum subject Requirements for C minus courses in KMTC

Besides an aggregate grade of C-, There are requirements you are required to fulfill to secure admission to KMTC. ย 

Certificate in medical engineering

To get admission in this course, you should have scored at least c- in English or Kiswahili, at least a D plain in either maths, physical sciences, or physics plus a D plain in either biology, biological sciences, or chemistry.

The course takes 2 years.

Certificate in Community Health Nursing

A certificate in nursing is the most preferred among c minus courses in KMTC. Besides the c minus aggregate grade, you have to have scored at least c minus in the following subjects.

Languages (Kiswahili or English), biology, or biological sciences.

At least a D plus in chemistry, physics, physical sciences, or mathematics. The course takes two years to complete.

Certificate in Public Health

To pursue this course, you will need to have scored the following grades in the following subjects.

  • C minus in either English or Kiswahili.
  • D plus in biology or biological science.
  • D plain in physics, chemistry, mathematics, physical sciences, and agriculture.

Certificate in orthopaedic and trauma medicine

To enroll for this certificate course, you should have scored c minus in either Kiswahili or English, D plus in biology or biological science, and the same grade in either mathematics, physics, or chemistry.

Certificate in Community Health

With this course, you will work as a community health assistant. To qualify, you will need the following minimum subject requirements.

  1. D plus in either English or Kiswahili, the same grade in biology or biological sciences.
  2. D plain in either mathematics, physics, or chemistry in physical sciences.

Certificate in health records and Information technology

Health records officers maintain hospital records and work as IT officer in the medical field. To study this course at KMTC, you will need the following minimum subject requirements.

  1. c- in English or Kiswahili.
  2. D plain in biology or biological sciences.
  3. D minus in mathematics.
  4. D plus in physics, mathematics, chemistry or physical sciences.


There you go. Those are the C minus courses in KMTC and their minimum subject requirements. Note that all of them take two years to complete. If you have any questions, kindly ask in the comments box below, we will be happy to answer.

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  1. Incase an applicant has C plain and D in biology and wants Diploma in nursing Eng B- Kis Be + how can it be.

    1. If applicant has d plus d minus c in biology d I chemistry and d minus in maths he or she can do community health nursing

      1. Incase an applicant has a c minus with all the requirements subjects but only chem and Agri has a D minus and D plain respectively. Can she/her qualify to pursue health records and information technology

    1. Hi Njuki, Biological sciences are specialized science subjects that revolves around the study of life. they include biochemistry, microbiology, biotechnology, biology. e.t.c

      1. Can i study certificate in orthopaedic and trauma medicine with meangrade C- C plain in kiswahil C- english D- in maths Dplain in biology C+ Agriculture Bplain in CRE Dplain in chemistry

  2. Why is it so hard to secure enrolled community health nursing and orthopedic and trauma medicine, how else could I be assured?

  3. Language c+Biology D. Chemistry D.math E.agr c+creB Geo B which medical course can apply.mean grade c-.

  4. I have mean grade of c- but kisw and eng I have both D+ what can I do in order to pursue certificate in nursing? Other subjects are ok

    1. What if I scored D- in mathematics and other subjects I qualify, what can I do to pursue in medical engineering?

  5. And if i want to join nursing with a mean grade of c- and i got less thanD+ in sciences,can I join then i upgrade?

  6. Am kioni Mary,i got a meangrade of c minus, but in mathematics i got a D it possible for me to get a chance to do certificate for community health nursing

  7. I wanted a course in nursing but then English I have D+ and Biology D+ will I be able to do that course?

  8. The community health can i get it if i had a D minus in chemistry and mathematics and a D plain in biology

  9. I’ve met all the requirements to take a certificate in medical engineering apart from mathematics….I have a D- in mathematics and it’s supposed to be a D plain…can I still get an admission.

  10. I’ve met all the requirements for medical engineering apart from mathematics…I have a D – in mathematics and the requirement is a D plain.Can I be allowed to still do the course?

  11. this is my grades
    English C-
    Kiswahili B
    History A-
    Mathematics E
    Physics D
    Biology D-
    Chemistry D-
    CRE C+
    Can I join KMTC

  12. I have the following,c minus in biology, c minus in chemistry,D plain in both physics and mathematics, kiswahili C plus, English C plain.Which is the course

  13. it possible for an applicant with a mean grade c with biology dplus chem d maths dminus english bminus and kiswahili c plus get an admission to take diploma in nursing?thank you

  14. Which course can I at KMTC with a mean grade of c minus biology D plain, chemistry D plain mathematics E, english cplus

  15. I have a B plain….c+English B-kiswahili C-chemistry C-maths B physics A-History and A geography
    What is the best course for me

  16. there any course you can start from then at the end you end doing nursing if you did not reach the nursing grade

      1. I got a kcse mean grade of c minus and I got d plus in languages and sciences B minus in bio $ c minus in chem mau D minus can I do certificate in nursing plz?

  17. Can i do hospital pharmacy with c minus in biology , D plain in chemistry and c minus in kiswahili with a grade of c minus

  18. I have a mean grade of C-,a B in kiswahili,aC+ in english,a D- in maths and a D- in chemistry.can i do a course in kmtc?

  19. Am ready to join.The course of public health or medical ingeenirig kindly may I no their works before.I will be do glad as we full fill me,,thanks..

  20. Can I pursue certificate in community health nursing with E in maths and c plain in both languages? And if not, what can I do to in order to become a nurse in future?

  21. Hello, am in machakos and much interested to join kmtc for certificate in nursing, I scored a c minus in my kcse. what is the application procedure?.

  22. Hi can i do health records and information technology with c plain in English and a D plain in biology a D minus chemistry and E in mathematics

  23. Hi advise please i scored c minus with c plain in English ,kiswahili D+ biology D plain chemistry D minus geography B- agriculture B- and e in mathematics which course am i qualified to do

  24. What if you don’t have c minus in kiswahili or English and you have c minus in biology can I still pursue a course

  25. I want to take community health nursing but I had got mean grade of C plain, C-minus in English and biology and D plain in maths, physics and chemistry,,is this possible?

  26. My daughter just finished form four last year 2022.she managed to get a C-minus.
    I want to know if she can pursue Diploma in community health in any KMTC. i’ll be happy happy for your kindness answer as soon as possible.

  27. I scored a mean grade of C- with c- in english c in kis d in math and chem and a c- in bio can do certificate in authopaedic and trauma medicine

  28. Hi am Esther and I got the following in my KCSE exam Mean Grade of C-with 36 points.
    English C+
    Kiswahili C-
    Mathematics D-
    Biology D
    Chemistry D
    History B-
    Agriculture B-
    CRE C+
    Please what can I do in KMTC?

  29. Incase I got a mean grade C-kiswahili C English C chemistry D+ biology D- mathematics D+ can I qualify for a medical course

  30. If an applicant want to do diploma in nursing and she as c plain in Kiswahili,c
    minus in English and D+in biology can it work

  31. I did my KCSE 2022got a mean of c plain D+ in bio,chem and C-in maths. Can I pursue certificate in orthopaedic trauma medicine

  32. I’m 36 going to 37, I sat for my KCSE in 2004 and scored C- . Since then, I have been hustling to educate my siblings who are now graduates, this couldn’t allow me to go for any course that I may have wanted. I feel now is the right time for me to find a career.
    I’m question is, with my C-, can I be offered a chance to go for any of these courses of C- after all these years?
    Please let me know.

    1. Hello bernard, you can apply for any c minus course of your choice provided you have meet the minimum subjects requirements. we have a detailed article on the same here its never too late

  33. ๐Š๐ž๐ซ๐ฎ๐›๐จ ๐๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐๐š๐ก says:

    ๐–๐ก๐ข๐œ๐ก ๐ข๐ง๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐ญ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐จ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ฌ๐ž ๐œ๐ž๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐Ÿ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐œ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ฌ๐ž๐ฌ? ๐ˆ๐Ÿ ๐ข ๐ฆ๐ข๐ฌ๐ฌ ๐š ๐ฉ๐จ๐ข๐ง๐ญ ๐ฆ๐š๐ฒ๐›๐ž ๐ข๐ง ๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐ฌ ๐ฐ๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐›๐ฒ ๐ƒ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐š๐ข๐ง ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ซ๐ž๐ช๐ฎ๐ข๐ซ๐ž๐ ๐ž๐ง ๐ข ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž,๐š ๐ƒ- ๐ฐ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ข ๐›๐ž ๐š๐๐ฆ๐ข๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐?

    1. will update the article the institutions offering the courses. on minimum subjects requirements, it might not be possible of you are short of a point.

    1. cliniclal medicine, nursing, pharmacy, medical laboratory…you can do any courses with a c plain provided you meet the minimum subjects requirements. we have a detailed article on all courses here

  34. I got c- grade I want to nursing.. kiswahili c+English D mathematics D+ biology D chemistry c- geography B- agriculture B- …can I get the cases in kmtc

  35. Am Fridah from meru,had a c minus in my kcse 2009 ,had done diploma in human resource management now interested in joining you here is there any added advantage with the Diploma I av kindly.

  36. Hi,i got a mean grade of C- with eng C- ,kis D+ ,bio C- ,chem D ,phisics D+ ,maths D , can i qualify to do certificate in community health nursing in kmtc?

  37. I am interested in community health nursing but I have got d Plain in biology….Will I be disqualified during time application?

  38. Incase an applicant scored a C plain D in biology and mathematics but in chemistry C+ can she take assistant nurse . please advice..

    1. Hi susan, your biology grade fall short of the minimum requirements. you can bridge the subject in a college that offers diploma in nursing.

  39. Incase the applicant has C- as the mean grade ,and has scored English C-,Math D- , Biology D then Chemistry D-,and wants to pursue diploma in nursing

  40. Incase an applicant has a mean grade of C- with D plain in both languages and biology but C- in chemistry and wants to start certificate in community health nursing how can it be

  41. I have am awuor i had cplain mean grade,c-eng,d+kis,maths E,chem d+ and c plain in bio can i do certificate in nursing plz am stsy

  42. What if you scored an E in mathematics and you want to pursue in certificate in community health nursing

  43. I have scored all the other grades as requested but just only in maths where I had E can I be allowed to study any course?

  44. i have c plain bt English and kiswahili both of them i hve got D plain the rest i hve passed maths i have got B- chem C+ Biology C plain so what course that i can do

  45. I have done diploma in social work and community development….
    And I have attained the above qualification’s, can I persue a diploma course in community health nursing?

  46. not sure of which course to study..since nothing is matching๐Ÿ˜ฉ..soo I had a mean grade of (C- ):: Eng (B-)kiswa(B+)Maths(D-)Chem(D)CRE(C-)Biology (D-)Business (C plain)..please give me ideas of courses in nursing field

  47. Can one do mental health n addiction at kmtc? KCSE C minus. Eng C-, Kisw C+, Bio D, Chem D, Maths D

  48. My name is Michelle from Nairobi,I’m happy see that I can join KMTC.i score mean of c minus.English&kiswahili c+math&chem D.i hope I can join 2023.

  49. Can qualify to do community health nursing with a mean grade in the following subject c+ in kiswahili D in English E in mathematics A in CRE A- in History and C+in business studies and D in chemistry

  50. Lets say one did their KCPE in 2006 and got a c- can one still apply to join..Certificate in Community Health Nursing

  51. If I have a Dplain in English,B- in kiswahili,E in mathematics,D-in biology , Dplain in chemistry and a total grade of a c- which course am I qualified in KMTC

  52. Can i qialify with C- mean grade with Eng C,Bio C and maths D to study for certificate in orthopaedic and trauma medicine.

  53. For instance,if someone had scored English c plain, kiswahili c-,Maths D plain, Biology D+, Chemistry D- and a mean grade of C-, which course can he/she persue?

  54. Can I pursue certificate in orthopedics and trauma medicine with the following grades please;
    Bio D plain.
    Chem D plain.
    Eng C-.
    Kisw B.
    Computer B.
    Maths E.
    It’s my pleasure that you’ll reply to my question.Thankyou.

  55. Iam Kennedy Afuwa from Busia, can I do certificate in nursing with B minus Eng,C plain Kisw, C plain Bio,D plain Chem, and D plain Math?

  56. What if l have passed in English, kiswahili with c plus and biology with D plus but in mathematics with D minus can I do any certificate course?

  57. Can you do orthopaedism certificate with a D plain in chem and bio given that you still had a mean grade of C-

  58. Can I join a medical laboratory science course if I scored the following: English D, kiswahili B-, mathematics E, chemistry D,agricultureB,C.R.E C, History c+and Biology D- ,or which course is best for me in KMTC

  59. I scored c minus in my kcse but in subject grade I gave English D plain mathematics D plain kiswahili D plus chemistry c plus biology c plain ..I need to take medical course how can you assist me?

  60. Maths D-,English D,kiswahili C-,Biology D,Chemistry D Agriculture B,History B,,with grade c minus which is the best kmtc course I my qualified for??

  61. Can i do diploma in electrical engeneering with mean grade of c-,math D plain, eng D plain,kis D+ Bio C plain, chem d-,physics B+

  62. Which course can one do in kmtc if he or she got a mean grade of
    c-kis B eng c bio and chem D_agric B+while math an E

  63. Can one do medical engineering in kenya medical training college (kmtc) without physics

  64. Hi,, having a mean grade of c minus d plain in biology d minus in mathematics and chemistry c plain in kiswahili and English which medical course can I do in kmtc??

  65. Can join kmtc having scored c minus cplain in science cplus in kiswahili and dplain in chemistry

  66. I would like to pursue a diploma in nursing .I got a mean grade of c plain and went through a pre university course to upgrade it

  67. Am edgar kibet,what if i qualify tha rest in doing medical engineering but i ghat an E in mathematics but D plain in physics

  68. Incase applicant has a D minus in mathematics and wants to do certificate in community health nursing can he or she do it

  69. Kmtc the best ever even though I scored Math D, English D, kiswahili D, chemistry D, Biology D+, Geography B+, History C+ and lastly Business D. Where should I fit in?

  70. I scored D plain in mathematics, physics and chemistry, B- in agriculture, B in English and C minus in biology, general grade C plain. Can I do certificate in orthopedics and trauma medicine?

  71. What career can I take with D-in biology and chemistry also mathematics in kmtc and having kiswahili B, English and Homescience C+, Christian Religious Education C plain,, please assist me

  72. Incase someone has c-meangrade andD- in mathematics and D plain in biology and D-in chemistry

  73. For me I’ve scored B- in maths ,C English ,C+ in kiwahili ,D in chemistry,D in Physics. what can I get a good course on the subject mentioned in kmtc?

  74. Mean Grade C-
    English C-
    Kiswahili C-
    Maths C-
    Home science B-
    KSL C+
    History & Government D+
    Biology D-
    Chemistry D-
    What course can i do in KMTC

  75. I have scored a mean grade of C minus then ,this is how I have performed;Kiswahili B-,Homescience B plain
    ,Biology D+ ,Chemistry ,Physics ,Mathematics D plain.Can I undertake Health information and record keeping in KMTC?

  76. I have English D+ kiswahili C+ IRE C+ math C biology and chemistry D which course can I fit in community health center nursing

  77. My sister got C- in is kcse examination In.math D plan, English D+, kiswahili C+, biology C plain, chemistry D plain, Agriculture C, CRE C-, so which course she supposed to take please help me

  78. My child meet other requirements but scored D minus in Biology does it mean that can’t do any nursing course? Kindly assist

  79. I have a c- and I want to do public health records and I have a Dplain in chemistry and D- in mathematics and D+ in biology

  80. My kcse D+Eng,E math,B kisw,D- Bio,Chem D-H/G D+,CRE B,Bus D,mean grade C-which certificate course can I apply for?

  81. What can I do with
    Maths…. D
    Biology…. D

  82. ๐ผ ๐‘ ๐‘๐‘œ๐‘Ÿ๐‘’ ๐‘Ž ๐‘๐‘š๐‘–๐‘›๐‘ข๐‘  ๐‘–๐‘› ๐‘š๐‘ฆ ๐‘’๐‘ฅ๐‘Ž๐‘š ๐‘Ž๐‘›๐‘‘ ๐‘– ๐‘”๐‘œ๐‘ก ๐ท๐‘š๐‘–๐‘›๐‘ข๐‘  ๐‘–๐‘› ๐‘š๐‘Ž๐‘กโ„Ž๐‘ ,๐ธ๐‘›๐‘”๐‘™๐‘–๐‘ โ„Ž ๐‘Ž๐‘›๐‘‘ ๐‘˜๐‘–๐‘ ๐‘ค๐‘Žโ„Ž๐‘–๐‘™๐‘– ๐ท๐‘๐‘™๐‘ข๐‘ , ๐‘โ„Ž๐‘’๐‘š ๐ท๐‘๐‘™๐‘ข๐‘ , ๐‘๐‘–๐‘œ ๐‘๐‘๐‘™๐‘Ž๐‘–๐‘› ๐‘+ โ„Ž๐‘–๐‘ ๐‘ก๐‘œ๐‘Ÿ๐‘ฆ ๐‘Ž๐‘›๐‘‘ ๐ต+ ๐‘–๐‘› ๐‘”๐‘’๐‘œ๐‘”๐‘Ÿ๐‘Ž๐‘โ„Ž๐‘ฆ….๐‘๐‘Ž๐‘› ๐‘–๐‘๐‘”๐‘’๐‘ก ๐‘Ž ๐‘๐‘œ๐‘ข๐‘Ÿ๐‘ ๐‘’ ๐‘–๐‘› ๐‘˜๐‘š๐‘ก๐‘

  83. Amongst medical engineering, community health nursing,public health, orthopaedic and trauma, community health and health records &IT which is the most preferable for someone with a mean grade of C plain , English B-,mathematics C-, biology D+, chemistry D & physics D.

  84. What are the requirements am supposed to carry when reporting for the first time as a public health student?

  85. Is scored c plain in my KCSE and the subjects are as follows English I got D plain Kiswahili D plus, maths D minus physics C- , chemistry D plus Biology B minus history B plain agriculture B my question is which medical courses can I pursue if not which other courses can I take please?

  86. What if you have D plain in English, C plain in kiswahili, D plain in mathematics, C plus in biology, D minus in chemistry, C plus in business, A minus in history. Which course can I join please?

  87. Hi, having a D plain in sciences and B in either Eng or Kisw and D- in maths and a mean grade of c- which course is better?

  88. Hi.diploma in nutrition and diete tics will done with this grade. D+ in English. B-kiswahili.D+ in biology. D- mathematics. AGRICULTURE D+.CHEMISTRY D-.creB-developmentD

  89. For me I have a question..The question is, what if I had a D+ in English and wanted to study nursing in record and information technology?

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