Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology details

  • Address: P.O. BOX 414-00900
  • Location: Kiambu
  • Telephone Number: 0727807713 / 0734207663
  • Email Address: principal@kist.ac.ke
  • College Website: www.kist.ac.ke

About Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology

Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology is among the institutes of higher learning recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology.
It is located along Kiambu road just before Kiambu town.
The institute was established through the efforts of Kiambu residents and the aid from two Protestant church organizations namely:
(a)I.C.C.O. of Netherlands
(b)E.Z.E. of Germany.
The pioneer admission process took place in September 1973 to offer the following craft courses:
(a)Plumbing
(b)Masonry
(c)Secretarial
(d)Carpentry

Since then,the institute has developed leading to introduction of the departments below:
(a)Business,Entrepreneurship and Social Studies
(b)Applied Sciences
(c)Hospitality
(d)Electrical and Electronics Engineering
(e)Computer department
(f)Building and Civil Engineering

Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology is a registered member of the bodies below:
(a)Commonwealth Association of Polytechnics in Africa (CAPA)
(b)Kenya Association of Technical Training Institutions (KATTI)
(c)World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) through CAPA

Programs and courses

Advanced Diploma (1 courses)


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Latest Reviews by Students and Alumni

Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology Reviews and Rating by Students and Alumni: 4.6 out of 5 based on 37 ratings and 37 reviews.
  • Francis Njoroge(Diploma in Civil Engineering Class of 2018)
    Overall Rating:5Am currently working on my dream of being an engineer.
    what like about the institution is all about togetherness.
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  • Allan Kimani(Diploma in Applied Statistics Class of 2010)
    Overall Rating:4I envy the moments and the class which had supportive classmates during the hard time we experienced especially when we were undertaking the project.
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  • Judy Njeri Waweru( Class of 2014)
    Overall Rating:5I am a student at Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology taking a diploma in applied statistics.
    It is a college to be proud of.
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  • James Gichuru( Class of 2013)
    Overall Rating:4Am an IT technician here at KIST. Kist is a good college that is very exceptional at what it offers to its students
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  • Rhoda Mukami Njeru( Class of 2011)
    Overall Rating:5I am a computer tutor in a compassion project.
    +0     -0
  • George Waithaka( Class of 2013)
    Overall Rating:5I am doing civil engineering at SAIT polytechnic in Canada.
    Living in Canada.
    +0     -0
  • Evanson Kamau Mwenja( Class of 2013)
    Overall Rating:5Computer scientist and academic writer. Owner and director at Dason Computer World.
    +0     -0
  • James Kamunya Gichuki( Class of 2005)
    Overall Rating:5Enrolled for Management Information Systems course, i finished at university.
    +0     -0
  • Mike Kibuiyah( Class of 2014)
    Overall Rating:5God bless me.
    +0     -0
  • Peter Muritu Chege( Class of 2012)
    Overall Rating:5Am studying ICTT course at the department of Computer.
    +0     -0

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