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Two A/L exam papers postponed due to Hajj festival

The Department of Examinations  announced that two exam papers of the 2017 G.C.E. Advanced Level examination scheduled to be held on September 02 has been postponed in view of the Hajj festival. Accordingly, the Common General Test and the Information & Communication Technology – 2 papers have been postponed to …

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Student and father remanded over leaked A/L paper

The student arrested for allegedly leaking the G. C. E. Advanced Level Chemistry paper has been remanded till August 30. The father of the student, a doctor attached to the Police Hospital, has also been placed in remand custody, according to Police. The arrest of the student was made by …

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Ryan Jayalath further remanded

Convener of the Medical Faculty Students’ Action Committee, Ryan Jayalath has been further remanded by the Maligakanda Magistrate’s Court. He was accused of forcefully entering the Health Ministry and destroying public property after an anti-SAITM protest march on June 22. He accordingly surrendered to the court by means of an …

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Teachers’ Union weighs in on leaked A/Level Chemistry paper

The Ceylon Teachers’ Union has stated that prompt investigations need to be conducted over the missing GCE Advanced Level Chemistry paper at an examination centre in Padaviya. The Teachers’ Union issued a statement that according to sources one Chemistry Part II question paper was missing from a paper bundle at …

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Grade 5 scholarship tuition classes prohibited from 16 Aug

All tuition classes, seminars, workshops and printing model papers targeting students sitting for the 2017 grade 5 scholarship exam of 2017 will be prohibited, The prohibition period will last between 12.00am August 16 and August 20, by the examinations department. Legal action will be taken against perpetrators by authorities.

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A/L exam begins today

The GCE Advanced Level examination which commences today will have 315,227 school and private candidates. The examination will be held in 2,230 centres countrywide. During the period the examination is held all construction work and other activities in the schools where the examination is held will not take place and …

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Second Term for schools to end on August 04,

The Ministry of education declared that the second term for all Government and semi-government schools will end on August 04, 2017. It was further stated that the third term will commence on the (6) of September. The ministry has further reported that the GCE Advanced level examinations are scheduled to …

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