GES gives call number to report SHS/SHTS/TVET placement issues

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The Ghana Education Service as part of an effort to ensure a smooth placement of students who sat for 2023 BECE into second-cycle schools has released a call number for them to report challenges regarding the Computerized School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS).


In a social media post sighted by, the management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) said prospective students can call 0308258001 to complain about school placement-related issues for immediate redress.

Out of the total number of 598,839 provisional BECE results received from the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), the Education Service says a total of 585,797 candidates qualified to get school placement

“A total of 477,772 (81.56%) prospective students have automatically been placed in one of their choices. This is a significant improvement compared to last year’s, with over 100,000 more students placed.

However, 108,025 (18.44%) qualified candidates could not be matched with any of their choices. All such students are, therefore. to do Self-Placement to select from available schools. To access the placement platform,” it said in the release.

How to buy school placement card

1. Visit the Checker Cards website

2. Select the number of cards you want to buy.

3. Click on the “Buy Now” button.

4. Fill in the details by adding your First name, Last name, Phone number and E-mail address.

5. Scroll down and click on “Proceed To Payment”.

6. Select “Pay with Mobile Money” and enter your MoMo number.

7. Click on “Confirm”.

8. Approve payment on your phone by entering your Mobile Money Pin.

How to check school placement

1. Visit the CSSPS portal

2. Click on check placement

3. Enter your Index number


4. Enter your 10 digit E-voucher pin and

5. Enter your 5-digit PIN code

6. Click on Proceed and wait a few minutes for the next window to display your school placement.

How to do self-placement

1. Visit the CSSPS portal

2. Then select the check placement module on the left-hand side

3. Enter your BECE Index Number (eg. 100000000023) and

4. Enter your 10 digit E-voucher pin and

5. Enter your 5-digit PIN code

6. Click on Proceed to be redirected to the self-placement module

When redirected successfully to the Self-placement module, you will be provided with a selection of schools to pick from based on the aggregate or grade you had in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

7. Choose carefully your desired second-cycle school

8. Choose your residential preference (Day/Boarding).

9. Select your programme of choice

10. After doing all the necessary checks, confirm and print. Remember that once you have completed the selection process it can not be undone or changed.


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