The results of the 2020 Grade 5 Scholarship Exam have been published online, the Examinations Department said in a media statement released last evening (15).
The results can be obtained via the Examinations Department’s official website: https:/www.doenets.lk/examresults
The exam was conducted in the midst of the latest wave of the Covid-19 pandemic raging through the country on October 11th. Under the health and safety protocols, the Ministry of Education made the necessary arrangements to perform the test.
Moreover, in the district of Gampaha, where the quarantine curfew was in effect at the time, special examination centres were established..
According to statistics, 326,264 of the 331,741 applicants had taken part in the examination this year.
The Examinations Department has reported that 20,000 students, including 250 with special needs, will be eligible for scholarships this year.
The statement noted that students would not be island-wise or district-wise.
All Principals have been provided with a username and password to view and download the results lists of their respective schools. The Exams Department has confirmed that the results lists will be submitted to them by post before long.
Information on the submission of applications for re-scrutiny of the results of the review will be published in due course, the statement referred to below.
Cut-off marks as below:
- 169 – Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Kandy, Matale, Galle, Matara, Kurunegala, Kegalle
- 165- Ratnapura,
- 164 – Hambantota,
- 163 – Puttalam, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Badulla,
- 162 – Monaragala, Ampara,
- 161- Trincomalee, Nuwara Eliya,
- 157 – Vavunia, Mulative
Cut-off marks Tamil medium students are as follows:
- 162 – Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Kandy, Matale, Galle, Matara, Kurunegala, Kegalle
- 160 – Hambantota, Jaffna, Killinochchi, Vavunia, Mulative, Batticoloa, Ampara
- 159 – Polonnaruwa, Badulla, Trincomalee
- 158 – Nuwara Eliya, Mannar, Anuradhapura, Ratnapura
- 157 – Puttalam
- 155 – Moneragala