Coast Institute of Technology

Type of Institution: Public TVET College

Background Information

Coast Institute of Technology (CIT) is a public TVET college located in Voi, Taita Taveta Cunty, Kenya. It was founded in 1981 by a group of residents with a vision to promote education in the area. The institution is located in a serene environment near the Tsavo East National Park, and has been beautified to make the school compound cozier. Coast Institute of Technology has two campuses: Voi Main Campus and Voi Town campus. It offers diploma, craft, and artisan courses in both campuses. Students can choose to study part time or full time, as well as residential and off-campus training programmes.

Vision: being a center of excellence in education, science and technology.

Mission: provision of high-quality education and training in science and technology for sustainable development.

Entry Requirements

The minimum entry requirements for Coast Institute of Technology include the following:

  • Diploma:
    • KCSE mean grade C- or a certificate course
  • Certificate
    • D in KCSE
  • CPA
    • KCSE mean grade of C+
  • ATC
    • KCSE mean grade of D+

Other requirements for admission to Coast Institute of Technology include:

  • Admission letter issued at the institution

To get your KUCCPS admission letter for Coast Institute of Technology, you will go to their website. You can also obtain it from the college offices in Voi Campus or wait for it to be sent to the postal address you provided while applying.

  • Original and copies of ID/birth certificate, KCSE results slip/certificate, leaving certificate
  • 2 colored passport sizes
  • Registration fees apply

Admission/Application of courses at Coast Institute of Technology

For one to be admitted to take a course at CIT, you need to pick a form from the institute and fill using your personal details; that is, if you are applying as self-sponsored student. Another alternative is to apply through KUCCPS if you are government sponsored and you met the required minimum grades.

If you choose to apply through KUCCPS, you need to log in to KUCCPS portal using your KCSE index number as username and KCPE index number as password.

You will then go to institutions section and click on Coast Institute of Technology. Choose your course and add to cart. Then go back to dashboard and make your application by adding your course code from the cart.

Courses Offered at Coast Institute of Technology

The following courses are offered at the Coast Institute of Technology. They include diploma, certificate, and craft courses. There are also other short courses offered at CIT.

Coast Institute of Technology Courses

Contact Details

These are the contacts of Coast Institute of Technology:

Postal Address: P.O Box 34-80300

Tel: 0412011393

Email: principal@


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