Over 48,000 pass Grade 5 Schol exam, 20,000 to get bursaries | Daily News

Over 48,000 pass Grade 5 Schol exam, 20,000 to get bursaries

According to the Education Ministry, out of 329,668 students who sat for the 2022 Grade 5 Scholarship Examination, 48,257 students have passed the exam.

The grade 5 Scholarship Examination was held on December 18, 2022.

Examination Commissioner General Amith Jayasundara said that this group is eligible  to apply for other schools and receive bursaries. Twenty thousand scholarship winners are expected to be offered bursaries this year.

He said that 198 is the highest mark obtained in the scholarship examination this year and that the students who require a re-scrutiny of Grade 5 Scholarship Examination results can submit appeals for that, until February 28, 2023.

Meanwhile, 10,585 children from Western Province, 5,017 from Central Province, 6812 from Southern Province, 2,749 from Northern Province, 3479 from Eastern Province, 6,601 from North-West Province, 3,957 from North Central Province, 5,170 from Sabaragamuwa Province. and 3887 from Uva Province have passed the scholarship examination.

3694 children from Colombo, 4,486 from Gampaha, 2,405 from Kalutara, 2,597 from Kandy, 1,085 from Matale, 1,335 from Nuwara Eliya, 2,415 from Galle, 2,157 from Matara, 2,240 from Hambantota, 1,581 from Jaffna, 263 from Kilinochchi, 161 from Mannar, 444 from Vavuniya, 300 from Mullaithivu, 1,117 from Batticaloa, 1,616 from Ampara, 746 from Trincomalee, 5,041 from Kurunegala, 1,560 from Puttalam, 2,679 from Anuradhapura. 1,278 from Polonnaruwa, 2,336 from Badulla, 1,551 from Monaragala, 3,216 from Ratnapura, and 1,954 from Kegalle have passed the scholarship examination at the district level.




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