GES Confirms: BECE 2020 Placements to be released this Sunday

Please note that the Placement Checkers is available. Kindly call 0555475811 for inquiries or send a WhatsApp to 0535462067. The Ghana SHS School Placement Portal for BECE Candidates will be available on Sunday, 28th February 2021. You can buy checkers now to avoid shortages.

In a press release made available to the public today, the Ghana Education Service (GES) has confirmed that the 2020 BECE Placements for prospective SHS 1 students will be finally released and available on the portal on Sunday, 28th February 2021.

The Ghana Education Service has already set up Placement Call Centers to tackle all issues that may come up after the release of the Placements for students who wrote last year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination.

All who want to check their Placement will have to now get a BECE Placement Checker or eVoucher to access their placements.

How to buy your BECE Placement Checker Online with Mobile Money

Ike is running a special offer for all those who want the Placement Checker to be sent directly to their phones via SMS or WhatsApp. We are giving out the BECE Placement Checker for just GHS 15.

Follow the instructions below to get your SHS Placement Checker fast:

  1. Send MTN Mobile Money GHS 15 to 0535462067, Subscriber (Isaac)
  2. Send the name on the Mobile Money Account you used to send the money or the Merchant Name back to 0535462067 through WhatsApp
  3. You will receive the SERIAL and PIN to check your SHS School Placement 2020 once the payment is confirmed. It takes about 5 – 10 minutes to send the card after payment.

Kindly send a WhatsApp message for further instructions or clarifications.

Find below the full press release:



26th February 2021

The Ghana Education Service announces to parents, students and the general public that the 2020 Cornputerized School Selection and Placement Systern (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 343,2. 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 an approved vendor.
  • After obtaining a pin code log onto the site
  • Enter the ten-digit index number and add 20 as 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 admission process.


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
  • Click on Submit

Print the form and visit the school to begin admission process

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 Notional 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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