Local News: The Chief of Exams in Sri Lanka has said a reasonable decision will be made considering the advanced level exams this year, as schools remained closed due to COVID-19.
“The authorities, along with the Ministry of Education, will take a fair decision on the part of the students,” Sanath Pujitha, the exams commissioner-general said on Friday in a TV program.
The chief of the exams stressed that if they can not re-open by May or June, schools would need more time to complete the syllabus.
“You can only do a fair review if certain conditions are met,” he said.
Pujitha noted that this year’s 364,761 students would sit for the exam scheduled for August.
As part of efforts to stem COVID-19 spread in the country, all schools and universities have remained closed.