Verified Information available to Ghanaontheglobe.com shows that The Ghanaa Education Service(GES) headed by Mr. Kwasi Opoku Amankwa has scheduled to release portal for the final year students who wrote the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) last year.
The portal will go live on Sunday 28th February 2021 for candidates to check the schools in which they have been placed.
As earlier on indicated by Ghanaontheglobe.com, BECE Certificate holders will start SHS 1 from 10th March, 2021 and this time around all students will go on aa single track as earlier on directed by President Akufo-Addo.
Out of the total number of 533,693 registered candidates, 494,530 candidates qualified to be placed. A total of 343,264 have automatically been placed in one of their choices. However, 151,266 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.
GES call centre with numbers 0900 800 700 and 030 298 7654 will be responding to all concerns.
The release was signed by Cassandra Twum Ampofo, Head of Public Relations Unit, GES.
The GES release as cited by Ghanaontheglobe.com states,
“The Ghana Education Service announces to parents, students and the general public that the 2020 Computerized School Selection and Placement System (CSSPs) into Senior High Schools, Technical and Vocational Education and Training Schools (TVETS), will go live on Sunday 28th February 2021.
Out of the total number of 533,693 registered candidates, 494,530 candidates qualified to be placed. A total of 343,264 have automatically been placed in one of their choices. However, 151,266 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, candidates are to follow the steps below:
Obtain a placement pin code from a approved vendor
After obtaining a pin code log onto the site WWW.Cssps.gov.gh
Enter the ten-digit index number and add 20 as year of completion. E.g: 123456789020
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 visit the school to begin admission
SELF PLACEMENT MODULE
If a student is not matched with any of their choices from the automatic placement system, they will be redirected to the Self-Placement Portal. From the portal, select a school by providing the information below:
Region, Residential preference, School, Programme of choice and Click on Submit.
Print the form and visit the school to begin admission
Note: Schools Selected on Self-Placement Portal can be changed as many as times as the candidate wishes on the portal until they enroll in a school. Management of Ghana Education Services wishes to assure all students, especially, those who could not be matched with their choices during the automatic placement, parents and
the general public that all schools with vacancies have been uploaded on the portal for students to select from during self placement without hitches. The public is also informed that the National Solution Center will not be set up this year due
to COVID-19. Instead, the GES Call Center will be active to receive complaints and concerns. The call numbers 0900 800 700 and 030 298 7654.”