Thirty-Seven schools would be closed from August 23 to September 5 for scrutiny of GCE (A/L) answer scripts, Examinations Commissioner B. Sanath Pujitha said.
Those schools would be reopened on September 6.
The scrutiny of GCE (A/L) answer scripts would be done by 527 assessment boards under the participation of 8,432 teachers while the scrutiny of Grade 5 scholarship examination would be done in 39 schools from August 15 to 21 by 428 assessment boards under the participation of 6,848 teachers, Sanath Pujitha said.
The schools that are closed for scrutiny of GCE (A/L) answer scripts are as follows:
Royal College, Colombo 7, Nalanda College, Colombo 10, Susamayawardhana Vidyalaya, Colombo 8, Clifton Balika Maha Vidyalaya, Colombo 10, Hindu College, Colombo 04, Velapura Maha Vidyalaya, Kalutara, Gnanodaya Maha Vidyalaya, Kalutara, Bandaranaike Vidyalaya, Gampaha, Rathnavali Balika Vidyalaya, Gampaha, Anura Maha Vidyalaya, Yakkala, Ferguson High School, Ratnapura, Gankanda Central College, Pelmadulla, Maliyadeva Girls' School, Kurunegala, Royal College, Kurunegala, Kuliyapitiya Madya Maha Vidyalaya, Kuliyapitiya, St. Joseph Girls' School, Kegalle, Kegalu Vidyalaya, Kegalle, Kingswood College, Kandy, Viharamahadevi Balika Maha Vidyalaya, Kandy, Seetha Devi Balika Maha Vidyalaya, Kandy, Ranabima Royal College, Gannoruwa, Kandy, St. Sylvester's College, Kandy, Anuradhapura Central College, Anuradhapura, Vidyaloka College, Galle, Sudharma Maha Vidyalaya, Galle, Sujatha Vidyalaya, Matara, St. Thomas' College, Matara, Rahula College, Matara, Hali-Ela Central College, Hali Ela, Uwa Maha Vidyalaya, Badulla, Vincent Girls' High School, Batticaloa St. Michael's National School, Batticaloa, Vavuniya Tamil Madhya Maha Vidyalayam, Vavuniya, Jaffna Central College, Jaffna, Jaffna Hindu College, Kokuvil Hindu College, Jaffnaare the schools that will be closed for scrutiny of Grade 5 Scholarship examination answer scripts.
Meanwhile, the following schools: Susamayawardhana Vidyalaya, Borella, Yasodara Vidyalaya, Colombo 8, Buwanekaba Maha Vidyalaya, Maharagama, St. Mary's College. Avissawella, Pothupitiya Maha Vidyalaya, Wadduwa, Sri Palee Maha Vidyalaya, Horana, Gothami Vidyalaya, Gampaha Newstead Girls' College, Negombo, Ferguson High School, Ratnapura, President's College Embilipitiya, St. Joseph's College, Bandarawela, Uva College Badulla, Mahiyangana National School, Mahiyangana, Unawatuna Maha Vidyalaya, Galle, Gintota Maha Vidyalaya Gintota, President's College Matara, Bandula Senadheera Maha Vidyalaya, Karandeniya, Polommaruwa Adarsha Kanishta Vidyalaya, Tangalle, Godapitiya Central College, Akuressa, Maliyadeva Adarsha Maha Vidyalaya, Kurunegala, Central College Kuliyapitiya, Mahasen Madya Maha Vidyalaya, Nikaweratiya, Carmel Balika Madya Maha Vidyalaya, Chilaw, D.S. Senanayaka Model Primary School, Anuradhapura, Royal Central College, Polonnaruwa, Rangiri Dambulla Central College, Dambulla, St. Mary's Madya Maha Vidyalaya, Kegalle, Ranabima Royal College, Gannoruwa, Peradeniya, Wariyapola Sri Sumangala Mah Vidyalaya, Kandy, St. Thomas' College, Matale, Shannon Tamil Maha Vidyalayam, Matale, Monaragala Royal College, Vigneshwara Maha Vidyalayam Trincomalee, Batticaloa Hindu College, Batticoloa, Vavuniya Tamil Madhya Maha Vidyalayam, Vembadi Girls' High School, Jaffna, Nelliady Madhya Maha Vidyalayam, Kilinochchi Central College and Zahira College, Kalmunai, will be closed for scrutiny of Grade 5 answer scripts. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)