Marks of the competitive Grade Five Scholarship Examination which was held yesterday with 350,701 students at 2,959 centres island-wide will be issued before October 15, the Commissioner General of Examinations said.
Speaking to the Daily Mirror, Commissioner General W.M.N.J. Pushpakumara said seven hundred thousand answer sheets have been received to the Examination Department, Battramulla.
He said the evaluation process will be held from August 28 till September 3.
Seven thousand school teachers will join the paper marking at 39 evaluation centres islandwide, he said.
The exam was held with 350,701 students including 421 differently abled students at 2,959 centres island-wide yesterday.
Mr. Pushpakumara said 28,000 staff members had been deployed for exam duties at all the 2,959 examination centres in the island.
According to the Examination Department, the scholarship examination was held in two sessions with a 45-minute first paper of the exam and a 75-minute second paper.
The Examinations Commissioner General said issues pertaining to the examination can be directed via the Examinations Department hotline 1911 or the Police emergency number 119 for Police Headquarters. (Piyumi Fonseka)