Separate exam centres for quarantined A/L candidates

The Education Ministry has decided to set up separate exam centres for the 2020 G.C.E. Advanced Level and Grade 05 Scholarship examinations candidates who are currently undergoing the quarantine procedure.

The decision was reached during a meeting held at the ministry this morning (09), on arranging exam centres amidst the novel coronavirus outbreak and obtaining the assistance of Sri Lanka Police and the transport sector in this regard.

The Commissioner General of Examinations B. Sanath Pujitha noted, social distancing practices will be adhered to at every exam centre when preparing the seating arrangements of the candidates.

All necessary preparations have been made to ensure strict compliance to other health regulations during the examination process, the Examinations Commissioner General said further.

In addition, candidates residing in curfew-imposed areas will be directed to exam centres closest to their place of residence and transport facilities will be arranged for them to reach the exam centres without interruptions.