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Tuesday, 15 May 2012 - 18:39
Practical examination for Faculty of Arts entrance cancelled; Decision to be made on the Z score today
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Minister of Higher Education S. B. Dissanayaka stated that a decision will be made today regarding the Z scores which caused many shortcomings during the Advanced Level examinations conducted previously.

Speaking at a press conference held today at Colombo, the minister further stated that the executive committee appointed to look into the Z score have focused on two points of interest in this regard.

Therefore the Z scores will be calculated separately for the old and new syllabuses and also the ratio of university admission in the past years will be taken into account when students are chosen for university entrance.

In addition the Minister also stated that the Ministry of Higher Education has taken the decision to cancel the practical examinations which are a part of the entrance requirement for the Faculty of Arts.

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