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.
  • Jack Odhiambo Gogo( Class of 2011)
    Am currently going with private computer training courses as a teacher. Then i would wish to join you as a student doing civil, or electrical engineering if possible because I had applied.
  • 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.
  • Enock Nyakwari( Class of 2011)
    Currently i am studying at Kenya Technical Teachers College(KTTC) taking technical education.
    i wish all the alumni members of this institution well.
  • Japheth Kipkemoi Chumba( Class of 2005)
    The college opened my ways for i have so much to be accomplished.
    The institution is desired by many.
    Long live KIHBT.
  • Ndia John Gichuki( Class of 2005)
    Am currently teaching IT in Murang'a college of technology. The college acted as an eye opener in the world of technology.
  • Ramadhan Odhiambo( Class of 2003)
    Am working with YEDF as constituency officer Matungu Constituency.
    I did industrial plant.
    Welcome all.
  • Stephen Iregi Maina( Class of 2014)
    Am currently learning automobile mechanics in a private garage in Nakuru after having passed a driving test exam.
  • Ngugi Stephen( Class of 2013)
    It was an awesome experience to study at this college,i am currently an Electrical Engineer at Timsales.
  • Samuel Ndirangu( Class of 2015)
    I am currently doing a diploma in computer studies.
    This institute is the college of my choice.
  • Josephat Makokha( Class of 2001)
    It is a wonderful college.
    I am doing construction in southern Sudan and settled in Kitale.

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