Ghana Institute of Languages (GIL) School of Bilingual Secretaryship (SOBS) Admission Requirement

Ghana Institute of Languages (GIL) School of Bilingual Secretaryship (SOBS) Admission Requirement


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The SOBS is located at East Legon close to the University of Professional Studies. The Kumasi branch runs the bilingual secretaryship course too. The branch is located adjacent the Kumasi Polytechnic in Kumasi.


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The HND (Bilingual Secretaryship) programme is run in affiliation with the National Board for Professional and Technical Examination (NABPTEX). The curriculum provides for high competence in office management skills in both English and French.

The School also runs the Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) course


The HND course is a three-year programme.
The DBS course is a two-year programme.

Programme Schedules

1st Semester: September to December

2nd Semester: February to May

Admission Requirements

I. West African Senior School Certificate (WASSCE)

a. Credit passes (C5 or better) in 3 core subjects including Mathematics and English, PLUS

b. Credit passes in 3 elective subjects including French.


II. General Certificate of Education (GCE)

a. Credit passes in 5 subjects including English, French and Mathematics at the O-level, PLUS

b. Passes in French, Literature in English, and General Paper at the A-level.


III. Baccalaureate (Serie A)

The candidate must have a high average in English.


IV. Mature Entry

a. Mature applicants must be at least 25 years of age.

b. Applicants will be required to submit a letter indicating their employment status.

c. Candidates will be required to write and pass an entrance examination.

d. Candidates will be interviewed.

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