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Kenya School of Law 2017-2018 Intake: Diploma & Entry Requirements


The Kenya School of Law is an institution established under the Kenya School of Law Act, 2012. The School is mandated by Part II, 4(1) of the Act to be a public legal education provider responsible for the provision of professional legal training as an agent of the Government.  In the exercise of this mandate the School invites applications from qualified candidates to pursue studies leading to a Diploma in Law (Para-legal) studies, commencing in May 2017

General objectives of the Programme:
The general objectives shall be to train persons to serve in all fields of law and to instill professional preparedness and ethical commitment in the legal practice to persons serving at the Para-legal level. The programme also lays a solid foundation for those wishing to pursue further studies in the legal field.
The programme is offered at the ultra-modern and serene Kenya School of Law, Town Campus, Development House, 5th Floor, New Wing, Moi Avenue, Nairobi.
Minimum entry requirements:
To be eligible for admission into the Diploma in Law (Para-legal Studies) Programme at the Kenya
School of Law one must possess:

  1. A mean grade of C (PLAIN) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or its equivalent, and a minimum grade C+ (PLUS) in English; or
  2. A minimum of Division III in KCE/EACE or its equivalent, with at least a credit in English


  1. At least one principal  pass at the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) , or its equivalent; or
  2. A distinction or credit pass in the Certificate in Law course conducted at the Kenya School of

Law between the years 2000 and 2003 or any other Certificate or Diploma in a relevant field from an institution recognized by the Council of Legal Education.
Duration and Pattern of the programme:

  1. This is a weekday programme with an option for either day or evening classes.
  2. The programme shall last for a minimum period of two (2) academic years comprising of Three

(3) terms in each year.

  1. Students shall register for a maximum of four (4) course units per term.
  2. To qualify for the award of the Diploma in Law (Para-legal Studies) candidates must complete the course of study in not less than two (2) academic years and not more than three (3) academic years.

Fees structure:

Item Cost(Kshs.)
1. Application fees (to be paid on submission of application) …..…………………. 2000/=
2. Tuition fees per course unit*…(Maximum 4 units per term) 7500/=
3. Examination fees per course unit*…(Maximum 4 units per term) 3000/=
4. Library fees (one- off)………………………………………………………….. 5000/=

*Total units for programme = 24
Mode of Application:
Application to the 2017/2018 academic year commencing on 2nd May 2017 must be in the prescribed form.  Application forms may be obtained from the Kenya School Law, Academic Services Department during working hours, or downloaded from the School website (www.ksl.ac.ke). The application form must be returned together with:

  1. a) Copy of KCSE/KCE certificate;
  2. b) Copies of relevant professional certificates and transcripts;
  3. c) Copy of national identity card;
  4. d) Two passport size colour photograph
  5. e) Copy of payment receipt for application issued by Finance office, Kenya School of Law.

All applications should be addressed to
Kenya School of Law, Lang’ata South Road,
P.O. Box 30369-00100
Applications can also be dropped at the Kenya School of Law, Town Campus, Development House, 5th
Floor, New Wing, Moi Avenue, Nairobi.
So as to be received, not later than 7th April, 2017.
Applications not accompanied by the required documents, or sent after the closing date shall not be accepted.
Prof. PLO Lumumba, CPS (K), LL.D., MKIM
Source: Kenya school of Law (KSL) Website

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nicholaa cheruiyot

what about a student who had a c-in2017 kcse with B-in english?


Can someone who got c minus in 2017 KCSE qualify for the course in this years intakes?

Abel kemboi.

can I pursue diploma in law with M.G C(plain),,,English B-?


yes you can

Gillian Gathoni

Hey could i still apply for the intake of 2018 at this point…??

Peter Kamau

C stand overall grade B in english


what of c plain in english


When shall the admission letters be released