2020 CIVIL SERVICE ONLINE GRADUATE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
CIVIL SERVICE ONLINE
GRADUATE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION!!!
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 24th – 26th February, 2020.
The Online Examination can be accessed via the OHCS website; ww.ohcsexams.com
To participate in the Examination, applicants are required to make a ONE-TIME NON-REFUNDABLE payment of GH¢ 50.00 as examination fees.Service charges from your network or the service provider applies.
Payments can be made through the following methods;
1. Online Payment
Payments can be made through Mobile Money on the OHCS examination portal on YOUR PREFERRED DAY of examination and follow the examination procedures below;
On the OHCS examination portal, candidates are required to confirm their payment by following the procedure below;
a. Select “Sign In”
b. Login with your credentials
c. Under the All Exam category, Click “Take Exam”
d. Click “BUY NOW” and follow Mobile Money Payment process
Mobile Money Payment Process
1. Click “Mobile Money”
2. Select service provider (MTN, Tigo, Airtel, Vodafone)
3. Input Mobile Money number
4. Click “Submit”
5. Authorise payment on your mobile device
6. Continue process on your computer device
7. Click “Complete”
Kindly read the terms and conditions for the examination and “Tick” check box at the button of the page to accept terms and conditions.
In case of interruptions during Step “5” of the mobile money payments procedure, you may have to check the approval system of your mobile network, and activate your pending transactions using (AirtelTigo Money - *110#, MTN - *170#, Vodafone - *110#)
2. GCB Bank Payment
a. Visit any GCB Bank Branch Nation-wide and make payments using the Account Name Office of the Head of the Civil Service to obtain an account activation PIN.
b. On your PREFERRED DAY of examination, follow the Activation steps below
i. Logon to www.ohcs.gov.gh
ii. Click on “Applications”
iii. Select “Examinations”
iv. Sign in with the credentials provided by OHCS
v. Under the All Exam category, Click “Take Exam”
vi. Select “Buy Now”
vii. Enter Bank Pin and click “Apply”
Further instructions on the Civil Service Online Graduate Entrance Examination can be accessed on the “Examinations” portal.
GUIDELINES FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE ONLINE CIVIL SERVICE
1.0 INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES BEFORE THE EXAMINATION
Candidates are required to use their index number and password sent to them by OHCS to sign in and verify their account status and details by;
a. Logon to www.ohcs.gov.gh
b. Click on “Applications”
c. Select “Examinations”
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.
Theexamination consists of thirty (30) multiple-choice questions made up of a mixture of English Grammar and Critical reasoning.
Candidates are to note that, payment for the examination and the sitting are done once.
Candidates are required to use the following to access the Online Examination;
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
i. Read all instructions carefully
ii. 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.
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.
iv. Review All of Your Answers Before Submitting the Examination.
v. At the end of the Examination, once you click "Submit Answers," you will not be able to go back to make any changes.
Do not solicit external assistance during the examination. If reported and this is proven your result will be cancelled.
vii. The OHCS reserves the right to use the result of the examination for decision making.
3.0 INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES AFTER THE EXAMINATION
I. Candidates are bound to accept the result of the examination
II. Successful Candidate are to wait for further directives from OHCS