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Complete Guideline With Video For 2022 BECE School Selection Portal

Complete Guideline With Video For 2022 BECE School Selection Portal

The Ministry of Education has created a film that explains the school selection rules to BECE applicants, parents/guardians, and the general public.

School Selection Video for BECE Candidates in 2022

According to the Ministry of Education, the school selection video for BECE candidates will be shown across the country on various radio and television (TV) networks. The film is also available at

Date for School Selection Video for BECE Candidates in 2022

The school selection video for BECE candidates will be presented from October 24th to October 29th, 2022.

Candidate and Parent/Guardian School Selection

The Ministry of Education confirmed that school selection by candidates, parents/guardians would take place across the country from October 31st to November 18th, 2022.

Prospective BECE Candidates, parents/guardians, and the general public should keep the timetables on the School Selection criteria in mind.

The Ministry of Education reiterates its commitment to ensure that all BECE candidates have a seamless and effective school selection and placement process.

New SHS/TVET/SHTS Registration Form

What School Do You Attend?

Second Cycle Institutions in Ghana have been classified into four types.
Specifically, categories A, B, C, and D. Each of these groups include a number of schools. These might be Senior High Schools, Senior High Technical Schools, or Technical Institutes located around the country.

Complete Guideline With Video For 2022 BECE School Selection Portal

2022 School Selection guidelines

The Ghana Education Service and the Ghana TVET Service (GTVETS) have put in place the following procedures for the information of parents/guardians/candidates and the general public as part of steps to guarantee a seamless placement of qualified BECE candidates.

A. Updates Added

Introduction of a cluster of schools: These are similar institutions in the same category that candidates might accept as alternatives to their first selections.

B. Grouping of Schools

All second-cycle institutions have been grouped as follows:
I. Public second Cycle Institution: Four (4) groups namely Categories A, B, C and D.
II. Appendix 1: contains detailed technical institutions (TI) programmes
III. Appendix 2: contains detailed subjects of the Technical Programmes in the Sec/Tech. institutions
IV. Appendix 4: contains Special Boarding schools for the sixth (6th) Choice)
V. Appendix 4: Cluster of schools
VI. Appendix 5: contains list of Special Education Need (SEN) schools
VII. Sample Choice: Examples of correct and wrong choices

C. Before Selection of Schools and Programmes

Before the Selection of Schools and Programmes are offered, parents/guardians are advised to note that all schools selected (1st-6th) are considered in placement of candidates.

D. Conditions for selection of schools

Candidates with guidance from parents/guardians and school authorities;
a) Must choose Six(6) schools(1st – 6th choices) in all.
b) Must select programmes and accommodations for each selected school.
c) Must choose a compulsory day as 6th choice (Catchment Area School) or choose boarding school from the list schools in Appendix 3
d) Must indicate ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to accept or decline to opt for a cluster.
e) Candidates who wish to offer purely TVET Programmes must select all six (6) TVETS schools from CATEGORY A, B and C as Day or Boarding
f) Cannot choose more than one (1) School from Category A
g) Cannot select more than two (2) schools from Category B
h) May select five (5) choices from Category C and One (1) from Category D (Day) or Appendix 3 (Special Boarding)

CSSPS Portal

BECE applicants must visit the CSSPS Portal at to use the Self Placement module.

  1. Candidates must submit their information (Index numbers and Pin codes) before selecting available schools with openings.
  2. Following submission, applicants must print their placement form.

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