The Examination Department says that year five scholarship examination results have been released.
Issuing a communiqué the examination department said that while by now the scholarship results have been entered on to the internet the results could be viewed from the website www.donets.lk.
Preparation has also been made for dispatching the scholarship examination results to all schools today by mail.
The examination department school examination administration branch announcement says that the results sheets of schools in and around Colombo would be issued to the relevant school principals after 10 a.m. today.
Appeals for re-scrutiny of scholarship examination results should be submitted by the relevant school principals before 15th October.
310 thousand 329 candidates had sat the year five scholarship examination held on 26th last August.
Meanwhile the Examination Department has also issued the cut-off marks relevant to each district for selection of students for popular schools and the grant of student assistance.
Accordingly the Sinhala medium cut-off mark for Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Kegalle, Matale, Galle, Matara, Kurunegala and Kandy districts is 152.
The Tamil medium cut-off mark for those districts is 149.
The Sinhala medium cut off mark for the Hambantota and Ratnapura district is 148.
The cut off mark for the Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Badulla districts is 146.
The Sinhala medium cut off mark for the Ampara, Puttalam and Moneragala districts is 145.
While the cut off mark for the Trincomalee and Vavuniya districts is 144, the Sinhala medium cut-off mark for Nuwara Eliya is 143.