Eight facts on GCE O/L Exam

May 19, 2022 at 10:18 AM

All preparations have been completed to hold the GCE Ordinary Level Examination from the 23rd of May to the 1st of June 2022, the Commissioner-General of Examinations has announced. 

A total of 517,496 candidates are eligible to sit for the 2021 GCE Ordinary Level Examination.

Following are eight (08) facts about the 2021 GCE Ordinary Level Examination:

  1. The examination will be held from the 23rd of May, 2022 to the 1st of June, 2022
  2. 407,129 school students and 110,367 private candidates are eligible to sit for the examination
  3. A total of 3844 examination centres and 542 coordinating centres will be set up
  4. School students can obtain their index numbers from their relevant schools. Private candidates who haven’t received their index numbers yet can download them from the official website of the Department of Examinations. 
  5. National Identity Card (NIC) and Index numbers are mandatory to sit for the examination.
  6. Tuition classes for GCE Ordinary Level Examinations are to be suspended from midnight on 20th May 2022.
  7. Covid regulations to be strictly adhered to, while Covid infected students to be provided separate rooms to sit for the examinations. 
  8. Additional buses and trains will be operated especially for the transport of students during the fuel crisis.

Meanwhile, the first school term of the year 2022 in Government and State-approved private schools will end tomorrow (20).

The Education Ministry has announced that the second school term will commence on 6th June 2022. (NewsWire)