How to Access University of Ghana Past Questions For Free

Are you a freshman at the University of Ghana preparing for your first-ever University of Ghana end of semester examination? OR are you a continuing student looking for past questions?

If your answer to any of the questions above is yes, then this is the best article for you. This is because, in this article, I am going to show you how to access University of Ghana past questions for free.

Past questions are one of the best resources available to students, especially when preparing for the end of semester examination. As such, the University of Ghana has a database where all past questions are stored for students.


Once you open this portal, you will be able to find previous examination questions on a particular course you want.

Unfortunately, the past questions do not come with answers, but due to the availability of teaching assistants, you can visit them for them to explain the solutions to you.

Due to the pressure on lecturers and professors, they don’t usually get time to set new examination questions each semester. As such, they consult to the past questions and set questions around them.

Thus, preparing for an exam by solving past questions is one of the best ways to pass your exam. So, if you want to pass your exam, then go and look for past questions now.

How To Register For Past Questions With The Balme Library

Before you can access University of Ghana past questions, you need to register with the Balme Library before you will be allowed access.

  1. Visit
  2. Enter your 8-digit Student ID in the Student ID box
  3. Enter your full name as known by the University in the Name box
  4. Enter your University of Ghana email address ([email protected] or [email protected]) in the Email box
  5. After the registration, you need to wait for at least 48-hours before you can access the past questions

How to Access University of Ghana Past Questions

  1. Visit on your computer or mobile device
  2. Scroll down and tap Past Exam Papers
  3. You will be redirected to the University of Ghana Past Questions portal
  4. Enter the Course title, the Examiner name, or the Course code of the Examination paper in the search bar >> Click on SEARCH
  5. A pdf link to all relevant past questions will be shown. Scroll through and click on the paper you like
  6. The details of the examination paper will be displayed. This includes the department, examiners, semester, campus, language, and the semester
  7. Click on the Course Code or attachment under File Attachment
  8. A login page will be displayed for you to log in with your Student/Staff ID, and your password
  9. Afterward, click on LOGIN
  10. A full pdf version of the past question will be displayed for you, you can download and print it for free

NOTE: The password to log into your account is your University of Ghana Library Account Barcode. The Barcode is in the format Student ID + Date of Birth (DDMONYYYY) where:

  • DD = two digits for the day of birth e.g. 01, 23
  • MON = first three letters of your birth month e.g. JAN, APR
  • YYYY = the year you were born in full e.g. 1999, 2006

Therefore, an example of your password will be 1023456721NOV1999

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The University of Ghana Balme Library together with the University of Ghana Computing Systems (UGCS) stored the past questions to help students and staff gain easy access to them. Therefore, I would advise that you make good use of this portal.

In some situations, you will encounter a challenge when you are logging into your account. If you face such challenges, send an email to [email protected] and they will look into it for you.

The date of birth you use should be the same as the one you gave when you were applying to the University of Ghana. Other than that, you will never be able to log into your account.

Also, you can find past questions at the various departmental libraries throughout the university. Both students and staff at the Main and Accra city campuses can access the past questions for free.

Once you access it, you can also print it without asking any permission from the departmental head or examiner.

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