Local News: Students who are sitting for this year’s GCE A/L exam will be allowed to use calculators for the first time in history, Examination Commissar B. Sanath Pujitha said.
“Scientific calculators aren’t allowed. We’ll only allow non-programmable calculators. “We hope to introduce this facility for future candidates of other state exams,” “said to media commissioner-general.
He further noted candidates sitting for accounting, engineering technology, biosystems technology, and science for technology subjects.
More than 300,000 candidates are scheduled to sit for this year’s Advanced Level Exams in August. Meanwhile, the exam chief pointed out calculators were allowed for the first time in March this year during the Sri Lankan Accountants’ Service Exam.
– Examination Department