CSSPS; Computerized School Selection and Placement System,
Is a system used by the Ghana Education Service (GES) to Place Junior High School Students into the various Senior High Schools and Technical/ Vocational Schools in the Country.
WHAT TO EXPECT IN THE 2021 PLACEMENT
- Number of Choice of Schools to select increased to six (6)
- TVET Schools included are 139
- Compulsory Day School Selection, 120 Schools out.
- One compulsory Technical Programme Expunged
FREE TVET FOR ALL PROGRAMME
From the Next Academic Year, Which is January 2022, All JHS graduates who will gain admissions into any GES-Technical and Vocational School will benefit from the Government’s Flagship programme ”FREE TVET FOR ALL”
There are Currently 186 Technical and Vocational Schools ready to run the free programme to certificate II level.
The School selection programme for the 2021/2022 academic year for the JHS graduates will commence 29th November 2021 and End 14th December 2021.
WHAT MUST BE KNOWN
Schools are grouped into categories.
Public SHS are grouped into
A: Overly subscribed Schools, 71 Schools
B: Averagely Subscribed Schools, 239 Schools
C: Under Subscribed Schools, 555 Schools
D: All catchment Area Day School, 865
SELECTION AND PLACEMENT
Six (6) Subjects are used for Selection and Placement, thus Four core + Two best)
Aggregate and Raw Scores of candidates are used as well.
2021 BECE Candidates ( Regular Candidates)
2021 Private BECE Candidates ( Private Candidates)
Foreign Students( Foreign Candidates)
HOW TO CHOOSE SCHOOLS
Choose six (6) schools 1st to 6th Choice
Can select 1st to 5th choice school from combination of A B and C
Must select programme and accommodation for each selected School
Must choose a compulsory Day as a 6th choice
Must list 1st to 5th choice in order of preference
For those who will wish to offer purely TVET programme, must choose all six(6) Schools from Category A. B, and C as Day or Boarding.
Must choose only one(1) school in Category A
Must select only two(2) schools from Category B
Can select as many as Five(5) Schools from Category C and one (1) from Category D(Day)
MODE OF SELECTION OF SCHOOLS
FOR BECE CANDIDATES (REGULAR)
Select six(6) Schools of your choice for placement and forward to your head Teacher who will also Forward them to the District or Metro Education Office.
FOR PRIVATE CANDIDATES
Private Candidates must select their School choices online via
Date for selection as given earlier will be confirmed and announced when the portal is ready
FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS
Foreign students must purchase foreign student application form, fill and submit to the Director for schools and Instructions at GES headquarters, Accra.
Placement is by merit
Schools and programme options are linked
when there is a tie between candidates for a particular school, raw scores will be used to choose one.
In the event where a candidate is not placed after auto placement can do self Placement
HOW TO DO THE SELF PLACEMENT
Visits the CSSPS portal
Index number and pincode
Schools available will pop up for candidates to choose from.
choose the school of your choice
Print the Placement form.
Download CSSPS School Selection Forms
Download the Updated school list
source; Ghana Education Service(GES)