Dates set for 2021 Advanced Level, O/L and Grade 5 exams

The dates have been set for the 2021 Advanced Level (A/L), Ordinary Level (O/L) and Grade 5 Scholarship examinations.

Accordingly, the Grade 5 Scholarship Examination will be held on Saturday, 22nd January, 2022.

The General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) exam will be held from Monday, 07th February, 2022 to Saturday, 05th March, 2022.

Meanwhile, the General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) examination will be held from Monday, 23rd May, 2022 to Wednesday, 01st June, 2022.

Schools were fully reopened for Grade 5 students on 25th October, 2021 while classes for Ordinary Level and Advanced Level students are scheduled to resume from 8th November, 2021.

All schools had been closed as a result of the Covid pandemic and reopened after six months.

The Government noted that the students who are scheduled to sit for the examinations should be given sufficient time to complete their studies after the opening of schools.

Taking these factors into consideration, the Cabinet of Ministers agreed to the revised schedule for conducting the scheduled examinations for the year 2021 submitted by the Minister of Education. (Colombo Gazette)


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