Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIHBT) details

  • Address: P.O. Box 57511, Nairobi, 0020
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Telephone Number: 020-650291-6
  • Email Address:
  • College Website:

About Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIHBT)

Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIHBT) was founded in May 1948 to provide technical skills.
The main campus is Located on Commercial Street in Nairobi Industrial area. The other campuses are Kisii Campus and Ngong Campus.
Those who wish to apply for courses at KIHBT should meet the following minimum entry requirements.
1. Higher Diploma:
- KNEC: KNEC Diploma or Technician Part III certificate in the
respective disciplines.
- Technical University of Mombasa (TUM): Diploma or Technician Part III certificate in the respective disciplines.
2. Diploma Module I: C- (KCSE) with credit passes in English, Maths &
- Diploma Module II: Pass in Module I (Commencing 5th May 2015).
- Diploma (TEP): C- (KCSE) or Div. II (KCE) with C- or credit passes in English, Maths, Physics/Physical Science.
3. Certificate: KCSE D with passes in English/Swahili, Science & Maths.

Programs and courses

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Schools and departments

  • Building Department
  • Civil Department
  • Electrical Department.
  • Mechanical Department.
  • Roads Department.
  • ICT Department.
  • Driver Training Department.

Infrastructure and Facilities

  • Workshops.
  • Classrooms.
  • Library.
  • ICT labs.

Latest Reviews by Students and Alumni

Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIHBT) Reviews and Rating by Students and Alumni: 4.6 out of 5 based on 56 ratings and 56 reviews.
  • Kinyanjui John Ngugi(Diploma in Architecture Class of 2017)
    I like the mode of teaching and i would like to conglaturate the management for their support.
  • Susan Malombo (Architecture Class of 2013)
    Best college as far as technical courses are concerned. Currently freelancing but looking for a full-time job so as to gain more experience and knowledge in this broad field.
  • Edward Ogunda(Automotive Engineering Class of 2007)
    This was the best institution ever, made me who i am n proud to be associated with it.
  • Fred (Heavy Machine Operator Class of 2010)
  • Sigey Ishmael(DQS Class of 2011)
    Proud to be a product of KIHBT
  • Litunya Musita Richard( Class of 2000)
    Great College to study at.
  • Ngugi Stephen( Class of 2013)
    It was an awesome experience to study at this college,i am currently an Electrical Engineer at Timsales.
  • Kapsir W. Charles( Class of 2001)
    I am a Project Manager at Central Electricals.
  • Oranga Erick( Class of 2016)
    It is a very good Engineering College.
  • Justin Mutende Mabwa( Class of 2016)
    Civil Engineering.

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