Tuesday, 09 December 2014 - 8:12
O/L examination begins today: Election propaganda impeding the exam banned.
The GCE O/L Examination 2014 which begins today at 4,279 examination Centres Island wide, will continue until December 18th.
Examination Department sources said 577 thousand 220 candidates will sit for the examination.
Out of them 370 thousand 739 are school candidates while the balance 206 thousand 481 are private candidates.
Examinations Commissioner General W.M.N.J. Pushpakumara said a valid identity card is a must to sit the examination.
Meanwhile, Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana stated that they will not allow any political meetings or programs to hinder the G.C.E. Ordinary Level examination.
Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana added that special police protection will be given to every exam centre.