1. Introduction

The National Teaching Council is mandated by Education Regulatory Bodies Act 2020 (ACT 1023) to regulate the teaching profession in Ghana. As part of the Council’s regulatory functions, it is mandated to conduct examination for licensing of people who desire to teach.

The purpose of the Licensing Examination is to enable qualified teachers acquire a professional licence and to ascertain whether candidates meet the demands of the National Teachers’ Standards on professional knowledge, practice, values, and attitudes necessary to deliver effectively in schools.

  1. Form of the Examination

All fresh candidates shall write three papers which comprise the

i. General Professional Knowledge paper. This paper comprises numeracy, literacy, and essential professional skills contents.

ii. Grade-level Specialism Pedagogy paper. The pedagogies are differentiated by levels of specialisation. That is, Early Grade or Early Childhood, Primary and JHS, SHS/SHTS and Technical Vocational Schools.

iii. Multiple Subjects Content or Single Subject Content Knowledge (subject specialism).

a) Multiple Subjects Content: prospective teachers who are trained for Early Grade/Early Childhood or Primary levels will write Multiple Subjects Content Paper.

b) Single Subject Specialism: prospective teachers who are trained for junior high, senior high or TVET will write one paper in their areas of specialisation.


  1. Content Areas and Tables of Specification

Prospective candidates may visit for detailed content areas and tables of specification.

  1. Eligibility for the Licensure Examination

i. A candidate is eligible to write 2024 GTLE 1 only when he/she has a Bachelor of Education Degree or a Postgraduate Diploma in Education.

ii. Candidates with foreign degrees shall provide a certificate evaluation report from Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) to prove their eligibility.


  1. Indexing Process for Fresh Candidates

i. Visit to check your status to determine whether your data have been uploaded onto the portal by your training institution before you start the registration process.

ii. If your details have been uploaded, you shall be indexed before registering for the Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination.

iii. An indexing fee is Fifty Ghana Cedis (GH⍧50.00. However, re-sit candidates shall not go through the indexing process.

iv. Payment can be made at any branch of Prudential Bank Ltd nationwide or mobile money payment can be made through the short code *772*51# across all networks by using your college or university index number.

v. After successful payment, you will receive a message on your phone which contains your name, indexing number and further instructions.

vi. Visit to verify your details by logging in with your indexing number received on your phone via sms. For the in-banking payment, if you do not receive indexing number immediately you can use your transaction number from the bank which can be found on the payment receipt to log in to verify your details.

vii. Use the indexing number to register for Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination.


i. A prospective candidate should make payment only when his/her details have been uploaded onto the indexing portal by their training institutions.

ii. A prospective candidate will not be able to pay for indexing at the bank or via the short code if he/she does not have a minimum qualification of a degree.

iii. Those who bought voucher for 2023 GTLE 2 (GTLE in September 2023) registration but were not successful in registering will have their pins and serial numbers activated for the registration of 2024 GTLE 1.


  1. Registration Process

a) Fresh candidates shall pay four hundred and fifty Ghana Cedis (GH⍧00)

for three papers.

 b) Candidates re-sitting a paper must pay GHȻ 150.00.

c) Candidates re-sitting two (2) papers must pay GHȻ 210.00.

d) Candidates re-sitting all three (3) papers must pay GHȻ 385.00.

 i. Payment can be made at any branch of Prudential Bank Ltd nationwide or mobile money payment can be made through the short code *772*51# across all networks.

ii. Where payment is made at the bank, candidates must remember to take their Pin and Serial Number from the bank.

iii. Log on to

iv. Enter your e-voucher Serial number and Pin

v. Fill in all the fields and remember to upload your passport-size photograph.

  NOTE 2 

i. Any person who is not qualified or does not have his/her details on the examination portal and goes ahead to make any payment will not have a refund of the money.

ii. NTC will not accept any request for change of photograph after the examination.

iii. Review information provided before submitting.

iv. Print Summary of the inputs made.

v. Read the examination regulations and check the box before submission.

vi. Candidates should keep their Pin and Serial Numbers secured after registration for further use.

  Candidates must complete their online registration not later than 20th February 2024


i. There will be no extension in the time for registration beyond the 20th February 2024 deadline.

ii. Dress code should be formal or professional.

iii. No baby at the examination hall.



The ongoing registration for the 2024 Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination (GTLE) 1 is for holders of Bachelor of Education or Post Graduate Diploma in Education only. Any holder of Bachelor of Education or Post Graduate Diploma in Education and has a referral in the traditional GTLE (Essential Professional Skills, Literacy and Numeracy) and wishes to write 2024 GTLE 1 must start the process afresh. However, any diplomate who has referrals in the traditional GTLE and wishes to write GTLE in 2024 and beyond must first obtain a degree.

Date for Examination:

17th – 19th March 2024