A/Level examination on due dates
Despite the tense situation and escalation of violence, measures have
been taken to conduct the G.C.E Advanced Level examination islandwide
including LTTE held areas in the North-East on May 22 as scheduled,
according to Examination Department sources.
An official of the Department who wished to remain anonymous,
expressed optimism that there would be no obstruction to the annual
G.C.E A/L examination. He said the department was hopeful that the
examinations in the rebel-controlled areas too would proceed smoothly
with the cooperation of the Education Department authorities of the
He also noted that examinations were held in the North-East without
hindrance in the past when the situation was even worse.
However, the Examination Department will consider appeals from
candidates who fear threats in areas affected by violence to have their
exam centres changed, the official said.