How To Check Your CSSPS BECE School Placement 2021

Today’s article is a full guide on how average Basic Education Certificate Examination candidates can check for their 2020 BECE School placement online with either computer or mobile phone in Ghana.

The Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) 2020 after results were announced by WAEC, students are patiently waiting for their school placement from Computerized School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) for the academic year 2021.

In this article, I will like to show you how you can check your 2020 CSSPS BECE School Placement for 2021 SHS placements.

Computerized School Selection And Placement System (CSSPS)

CSSPS means Computerized School Selection and Placement System. The Computerized School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) is a system that is used by the Ghana Education Service (GES) to place all qualified Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates into Senior High School (SHS), Technical and Vocational Institutes.

 In placing candidate of BECE, the Ministry of Education together with the Ghana Education Service has planted a computerized program that automatically allot schools for students by first considering the Senior High Schools (SHS) chosen by the candidates before they sat for the exams. Because the Ghana Education Service wants to clear students minds on this without being bias, they computer is programmed to match the total score grade marks of a candidate and their respective selected schools and the system will automatically place the candidate to one of the schools he or she chose.

After knowing this, a guardian or candidate needs to know how to check for your CSSPS School Placement online for 2021.

Where To Check Your 2020/2021 BECE Placement Results

The Ghana Education Service (GES) and the Ministry of Education have accredited some companies where you can check your placement online. 

Note: These companies can in no way manipulate either in favor or disfavor your BECE results or placement. They are just accredited institutions where candidates can purchase BECE results checker to check their examination results. These institutions are

  1. Ghana Post
  2. Apex Bank
  3. Swift Africa Logistics Limited
  4. Face Dynamics
  5. Modello and Gem Limited

Remember: You can purchase results placement checker using mobile money or paper cash. 

Requirements For 2020 BECE Placement Results Checker

A BECE candidate needs to prove some details before checking for SHS School placement online.

  1. Candidate Name
  2. Candidate Index Number
  3. SHS Placement Checker Card (A candidate is to buy SHS placement checker card that has PIN and serial number)

After getting to know all these, I shall walk you through how to check your 2020 SHS School placement in 2021.

How to Check SHS School Placement Via Phone (SMS)

  1. Open messaging box on your mobile phone
  2. Go to new message
  3. Type your Index number and the last two digits of the year you sat for the BECE – then send to the short code 1060 Eg. If your index number is 0501152850, you will just add 20 to make it 050115285020
  4. There will be a confirmation SMS sent from GES for information about your school placement.

After knowing how to check your SHS School placed for the 2020 BECE School Placement, let us get to know how to check your CSSPS School Placement online.

How To Check Your 2020 BECE School Placement Results Online

You can also check your BECE Placement Results online. Below is the step by step guide to check your 2020/2021 BECE Placement Results online.

  1. Purchase your BECE School Placement checker
  2. Open the CSSPS website, https://cssps.gov.gh/ or https://www.cssps.org/
  3. Enter your 10 digit Index Number and the last 2 digit of examination year. Eg. 050115285020
  4. Enter the serial number and PIN on the BECE School checker card
  5. Click on the submit button and wait for your placement results

After hitting the submit button, WAEC in collaboration with Ghana Education Service (GES) will provide you with your SHS school placed with a slip. You can download and print this SHS school placement slip.

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