The closing date of applications for Grade One admissions for 2019 had been extended till July 10 due to ongoing postal strike, the Education Ministry said.
Ministry Media Secretary Kalpa Gunaratne said today the circular relating to the admission of students to Grade One in State schools had been released on May 31.
“Due to the ongoing strike the Ministry had decided to extend the due date to facilitate the applicants,” he said.
The specimen application form was published in the website http://www.moe.gov.lk.
Accordingly, the Ministry said parents or legal guardians, who wished to enrol their children into Grade One of Government schools in year 2019, should submit their applications prepared as per the specimen form and instructions and send it to the relevant Heads of Schools by registered post to reach them before July 10, 2018. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)