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Grade 5 scholarship, GCE A/L exams postponed

GCE A/L 2021 examination and Grade 5 Scholarship Examination will not be held as scheduled in August this year as the syllabus has not been covered, said the Commissioner General of Examination Sanath Poojitha.

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A/Ls, Grade 5 Schol likely to be postponed

Examinations Commissioner General Sanath Pujitha said the GCE Advanced Level and Grade 5 Scholarship examinations may not be held as scheduled this August, as the syllabi has not been fully covered for the students to prepare for the examinations.

“We held a number of discussions with the relevant stakeholders including the Ministry Secretary, and Zonal Education Directors but no final decision has been taken.

He added that the Examination Department is presently studying the possibilities of holding the examinations later than scheduled. However Pujitha said that all parties agreed that ample time has to be given to the children to cover their syllabi before conducting examinations.