Instructions

The Office of the Head of the Civil Service (OHCS) is pleased to announce that, the Civil Service Online Graduate Entrance Examination has been scheduled for 21st – 24th August, 2019.

 

To participate in the Examination, applicants are required to make a NON-REFUNDABLE payment of GH¢ 50.00 as examination fees.

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Payments can be made through the following methods;

 

  1. GCB Bank Payment

    1. Visit any GCB Bank Branch Nation-wide and make payments using the following account details to obtain a coupon

      1. Account Name: Office of the Head of the Civil Service

      2. Branch: Ministries

    2. Follow examination procedures below

    OR

  2. Online Payment

    Payments can be made through Mobile Money on the OHCS examination website by following the Examination procedures below;

 

EXAMINATION PROCEDURE

On the OHCS examination portal, candidates are required to confirm their payment by following the procedure below;

  1. Select “Sign In”

  2. Login with your credentials

  3. Under the All Exam category, Click “Take Exam”

  4. Click “Pay for Exams” and follow your payment option below

 

GCB Bank Coupon

  1. Enter Coupon Number and Click “Apply”

  2. Click “Offline Payment” below

  3. Click Take Exam once again

  4. Enable the checkbox to accept terms and conditions to “Start Exams”

 

 

Mobile Money

  1. Click “Mobile Money” and Follow the onscreen Instructions to effect payment

  2. Authorise payment on mobile device

  3. Click “Take Exam” once again

  4. Enable the checkbox to accept terms and conditions to “Start Exams”

 

1.0 INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES BEFORE THE EXAMINATION

 

Timing

The time allotted to the examinations is forty (40) minutes. Candidates are to note that, after forty (40) minutes the examination will end automatically and your scripts submitted.

 

Examination Structure

The examination consists of thirty (30) multiple-choice questions made up of a mixture of English Grammar and Critical reasoning.

 

Examination Requirement

Candidates are required to use the following to access the Online Examination;

  1. A desktop / laptop computer with an Internet Browser (i.e. Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari)

  2. Stable Internet access for the duration of the examination is needed.

 

2.0 INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES DURING THE EXAMINATION

 

  1. Read all instructions carefully

  2. Complete multiple-choice questions within the time frame allotted for the examination. You are advised not to leave any of the examination Pages idle for more than 20 minutes i.e. move to the next or previous page, otherwise you will be timed out of the examinations.

  3. Do Not “CLOSE” or Use the "BACK" Button on your Internet Browser once the examination has commenced. This will result in the loss of examination data, which has not yet been submitted. Instead, use the “PREVIOUS” button to move back to check earlier questions.

  4. Review All of Your Answers Before Submitting the Examination.

  5. At the end of the Examination, once you click "Submit Answers," you will not be able to go back to make any changes.

  6. Do not solicit external assistance during the examination. If reported and this is proven your result will be cancelled.

  7. The OHCS reserves the right to use the result of the examination for decision making.

 

3.0 INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES AFTER THE EXAMINATION

 

  1. Candidates are bound to accept the result of the examination as published

  2. Successful Candidate are to wait for further directives from OHCS

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