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O Level Examination begins on the 02nd

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor November 29, 2019 19:11

O Level Examination begins on the 02nd

This year’s Third School term ended today. Meanwhile, the G.C.E. Ordinary Level Examination will commence on the 02nd of December and continue till the 12th.
The Education Ministry announced that the third school term of Government and Government approved Private Schools ended today. The first school term of the New Year is slated to begin on January 02nd. It is planned to end the first school term of next year on April 06th.

In the meantime, the GCE Ordinary Level for this year will commence on the 02nd of December and conclude on the 12th. It will be conducted at 4987 Centres countrywide. 717,008 candidates will be sitting the Examination. Of them there are 433050 school candidates and 283,958 private candidates. Arrangements have been made to operate several special examination centres. They will be located at Ratmalana, Tangalla, Matara and Chilaw areas, the Colombo Magazine Prison, theApeksha Hospital in Maharagama, the WatarekaSuneethaVidyalaya and the Sri Lankan Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal.

The Department of Examinations issuing a statement said that the examination will commence at 8.30 am every day.
All candidates should submit their National Identity Card, a valid Passport or a valid driving license, along with the admission card to consolidate their identity. Any candidate who has not streamlined identity, can face the examination by producing a special letter issued by the Examinations Commissioner General. The statement issued by the Examinations Department says that candidates are barred from carrying along with them a mobile phone or any other electronic appliance into the examinations center. Any candidate who breach this regulation will be barred from sitting any examination for five years and also their results will be revoked. Special observation teams will be deployed to look into any breach of the law during the conduct of the examination.
Examinations Additional Supervision teams will be undertaking the supervision of the examination covering every area. Any fraud committed during the examination can be informed on the hotline 1911 or on contact numbers 0112 78 42 08 or 0112 78 45 37.

In the meantime, the conduct of tuition classes, lectures, conferences and workshops as well as the distribution of related posters, banners or leaflets or giving publicity in the electronic or print media during the examination period is totally banned. Complaints in this respect can be informed over the emergency hotline.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor November 29, 2019 19:11