A baseline study is a study that is done at the beginning of a project to establish the current status of a population before a project is rolled out. Baseline surveys are an important part of any Monitoring and Evaluation process.
The baseline survey of engineering departments of Kenyan universities was part of the e-readiness survey of universities research series. Engineering baseline survey was carried out in 12 universities which were offering engineering courses. The baseline survey was part of the preparation to a comprehensive e readiness survey of engineering departments in Kenya. However, baseline surveys of ICT departments and medical schools are yet to be released.