Over 67,000 BECE candidates fail to gain admission in preferred schools

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has released the 2018 placement into to Senior High Schools by the Computerized School Selection Placement System (CSSPS).

490,514 qualified to be placed out of the 521,710 registered candidates.

In a statement signed by the Head of the Public Relations Unit at GES, Cassandra Twum Ampofo, some 67,000 candidates failed to be admitted in any of their preferred choices of schools. The GES however stated that 423,134 candidates were automatically placed.

Candidates who were not placed have been advised by WAEC to do a self-placement to get themselves into schools with vacancies.

Process for self-placement

Dial *713*24# to buy a placement pin code of GH¢5.00

After obtaining a pin code log onto the site www.cssps.gov.gh

Enter the ten-digit index number and add 18 as year of completion. Eg: 123456789218

Enter the pin code details (serial number and pin)

Click on submit and wait for placement to show up

Print the form if you have been placed and send to school to begin admission process

Self-placement module

Proceed to Self – Placement module on the same portal if a candidate has not been placed. Select a school by filling the following:




Click on Submit

Print placement form

Send placement form to school to begin admission process

According to the statement, candidates who have been placed on the green track will resume on the 11th September 2018 whereas candidates placed on the Gold track will resume on 8th November 2018.

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Kojo Ennimil Arthur

I am Kojo Ennimil Arthur, a broadcast Journalist based in the natural resource endowed region of Ghana, Western Region. I write to educate and to inform. Above all, to tell the untold story's of the voiceless in our society. Telling Story's Untwisted Is My Hallmark...

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