Computerized School Placement: Here are the Steps to access the platform, the date Students are to report, a guide for Self-Placement & More


The West African Examination Council (WAEC) released the BECE results on January 25, 2023, with candidate awaiting their Computerized School Placement, which is now released.


Out of the 547,329 registered candidates, 538,399 candidates qualified to be placed. A total of 372,780, representing 69.24 per cent (69.24%) of the qualified students, have automatically been placed in one of their choices.

However, 165, 619 qualified candidates representing 30.76 percent, could not be matched with any of their choices. All such students are, therefore, to do Self–Placement to select from available schools.

Steps To Access The Placement Platform

To access the placement platform, candidates are to follow the steps below:

  1. Obtain a placement pin code from an approved vendor.
  2. After obtaining a pin code, log onto the site HERE
  3. Enter the ten-digit index number and add 22 as the year of completion. E.g., 123456789022
  4. Enter the pin code details (serial number and pin)
  5. Click on submit and wait for Placement to show up
  6. Print the form if you have been placed and visit the school to begin the admission process.

Self-Placement Module

If candidates are 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 the admission process

Note: Schools Selected on Self-Placement Portal can be changed as many times as the candidate wishes on the portal until they enroll in a school.

Reporting Date

Per the 2023 Academic Calendar, the first-year students are to report to school on February 20, 2023. So, from February 20, 2023, students can report to the schools for registration and possible orientation for academic work to commence on February 27, 2023.

Payment Of Monies

The Ghana Education Service has strongly caution parents and guardians to be on the alert for unscrupulous individuals who may approach them to pay any amount of money for their wards’ Placement. Such persons are to be immediately reported to the Police or GES.

Read also: Do Not Pay Money To Secure A School Placement – GES

School Prospectus

GES also advising the heads of all the schools to stick to the approved prospectus. On the other hand, parents are urged to cooperate with the school authorities during and after the admission process.

Grievance Redress Mechanisms

Solution centres have been set up at all the Regional Education offices. At the National level, the solution centre will be set up at the GNAT Hall, Adabraka.

The GES call centre has been set up with well-trained staff to address all concerns. The call centre number is 030 2987654

Social media handles are also available for individuals to report any grievances. Staff of GES will respond as soon as practicable.

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