GES Promotion Aptitude Test Dates 2023

Following the release of the new promotion process by the management of the Ghana Education Service (GES), the aptitude date for GES promotions 2023 has been announced.

RecommendedAll You Need to Now About the New GES Promotion Process.


GES Promotion Aptitude Test Date

The management of Ghana Education Service (GES) wishes to inform all staff due for a promotion that the shortlist for applicants eligible to write the aptitude test for Promotion Ranks Principal Superintendent, Assistant Director II, Assistant Director I, and Deputy Director has been completed.


The proposed date for the Aptitude test will be 28th February and 1st March 2023 simultaneously in all regions.

All applicants are expected to check the GES promotion examination centre.

GES Promotion Examination Schedule 2023

The 2023 Ghana Education Service (GES) Promotion Examination is scheduled as follows:

Tuesday, 28th February 20239.00 am – 11.00 amADII
Wednesday, 1st March 20239.00 am – 11.00 amPS, ADI, DD

Areas of GES Promotion Aptitude Test

Staff seeking promotion to the ranks of Principal Superintendent, Assistant Director I and II will take test covering the following areas.

a. Knowledge of Ministry of Education and Ghana Education Service

b. School/Classroom Managemen and Theories of Learning

c. Assessment and Evaluation

d. Contemporary Issues/current and general knowledge

Fr applicants for Deputy Director grade, in addition to the above, they will be tested in education Administration and Management. The test will last between 40 minutes- 1 hour (maximum). This is multiple-choice questions.


GES Promotion Exam Notice to Candidates

Shortlisted applicants are to note the following:

1. Index Numbers of qualified shortlisted candidates have been sent by SMS to the mobile numbers provided on the application form.

2. Names and Index Numbers of all candidates are accessible at all regional education offices and examination centre: kindly check your details at least three (3) working days before the day of examination.

3. The following centres have been dedicated to candidates with special needs (particularly visually challenged candidates) to write their exams: Wesley College – Kumasi,  Presbyterian College of Education – Akpropong and NKA College of Education – Wa.

4. Candidates who may need special assistance during the examination should make all the necessary contacts and arrangements at least three (3) working days before the day of examination.

5. Candidates having any other challenges aside from the abovelisted should call or Whatsapp 0204841171  or 0248362169 for assistance. Alternatively, candidates can send email to [email protected] for assistance.



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  1. May be briefed on why a teacher who assumed duty in September 2018 is disallowed to participate in the promotion exams ,on the grounds of effective date being February 2019,yet no arrears were paid him to that effect.

  2. Please , I have checked all the list and my name is not in……what should I do to get my index number and examination center. Am in kumasi( Asokore mampong municipal)

  3. Good morning, pleasi have successfully been selected for the promotion to ADII and I have received my index number and center. I have all the requirement documents expect my application print out. So can I go to the center without the print out? Thank you.

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