About KIMC

The Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC) was established in 1961 and was named as the then Voice of Kenya Training School.

Its main purpose was to train electronic engineering and technicians for the then, Kenya Broadcasting Service (KBS), that was later rebranded in 1962 as the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC). KBC was then nationalized in 1964, and changed its brand to Voice of Kenya (VOK).

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Admissions

General Academic Information on admissions. Intakes are once per year in the month of September.

Application Procedure
Courses are advertised in the daily newspapers in the month of June. The students apply, then short listing and selection is done by August and students report for studies in September.

All applications for diploma and certificate courses should be addressed to:
The Director
Kenya Institute of Mass Communication
P.O. BOX 42422 – 00100 NAIROBI


All applications must be accompanied with copies of relevant certificates, national Identity Card.

Entry Requirements for Diploma Courses
For KIMC examined diplomas a minimum of Grade C plain attained at the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE) or equivalent is required. In addition, prospective applicants are expected to meet specific requirements for each of the courses offered. For Kenya National Exanimation Council (KNEC) examined diploma a minimum of Grade C minus attained at the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE) or equivalent is required. In addition, prospective applicants are expected to meet specific requirements for each of the courses as may be specified from time to time by the examining body.

Entry Requirements for Certificate Courses
For all KIMC certificates a minimum of Grade C minus attained at the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE) or equivalent is required. In addition, prospective applicants are expected to meet specific requirements for each of the courses offered.

  1. Media Production Centre
  2. Facilities
  3. Adverts & Downloads
  4. E- Resources

This is a commercial arm of the institute that offers services to external clients in order to generate revenue to support training activities. The services offered by the centre include:

  • Film/ video production services which include: location filming; editing; dubbing.
  • Printing services which include: magazines; newsletters; calendars; booklets; posters; fact sheets.
  • Equipment hiring.
  • Computer Labs
  • Library
  • Dark Rooms
  • Tv and Radio Studio
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Click on the relevant item to access it.

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