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13 August 2010 12:00 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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By Sanath Desmond 

Education officials are investigating the use of mobile phones by two students during the ongoing Advance Level examinations in Matara and Colombo, Commissioner General of Examinations, Anura Edirisinghe told Daily Mirror online 

Investigations are under way to determine whether the two students made use of the mobile phones to cheat during the exams. The necessary action regarding these students will be taken after the completion of their A/L examinations Mr. Edirisinghe said 

  Comments - 6

  • Bluff Bluff Saturday, 14 August 2010 04:17 AM

    Why not, in the future, install metal detectors, like in the airport, at every examination centre.

    Roshan Saturday, 14 August 2010 06:26 AM

    There should't be any investigation, first of all using the mobile phone is already prohibited in the exam. The student should be punished.

    Girigoris Friday, 13 August 2010 01:13 PM

    With the Internet we have information at our finger tips. It is time we had open book examinations in Sri Lanka. What is important is to know where the information is. It is pointless memorizing everything.

    usaguy Friday, 13 August 2010 03:11 PM

    At least one sri lankan is thinking right. Girigoris you are absolutely correct. anyway what were the officials doing allowing students to carry their cell phones to the examination hall.

    Geronimo Saturday, 14 August 2010 02:36 AM

    Are we not sick of this word 'PROBE'? Everything and anything is being probed these days but we never see or hear of the results of these probes!

    Podi Guru Friday, 13 August 2010 03:12 PM

    That is not the point here! It has to do with honesty and integrity.


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