4 year Programme
- A minimum of C+ mean grade in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or its equivalent with at least a C plain in Mathematics OR a principal pass in Mathematics or Physics in the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education or its equivalent.
3 year Programme
- At least two principal passes, one of which must be in either Mathematics or Physics, in the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education or GCE A-level or their equivalent.
- Holders of a two year diploma in a relevant area from a recognized institution with at least a mean grade of C (plain) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or its equivalent
2 year Programme
- A Higher National Diploma in Computer Science examined by the Kenya National Examination Council or its equivalent
NB: Internal Diplomas given by government institutions other than National Polytechnics will be required to be equated by the Kenya National Examination Council to be recognized. Holders of IMIS ordinary diploma with a minimum of C (plain) mean grade and a C plain in Mathematics can be admitted in the 4-year programme. Holders of IMIS Higher Diploma can be admitted in the 3-year programme.