Ghana education services have finally scheduled the day for the awaited CSSPS and how to access the self-placement portal.

By | February 26, 2021

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

and 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

the platform, candidates are to follow the steps below:

Obtain a placement pin code from an approved vendor,

After obtaining a pin code log onto the site

Enter the ten-digit index number and add 20 as the year of completion. E-g


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 the admission



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:


Residential preference


Programme of choice

Click on Submit

Print the form and visit the school to begin the admission process

Note: Schools Selected on Self-Placement Portal can be changed as many as times as the

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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 center numbers are 0900 800 700 and 030 298 7654.

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