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Five A/L examination papers of students who had sat for the examination on Buddhist Civilisation which had gone missing, were discovered on Tuesday (3), the Ceylon Teachers Services Union said yesterday.

The union’s General Secretary Mahinda Jayasinghe said the discovery was made at an Advanced Level results assessment centre at the Embilipitiya Maha Vidyalaya. The second part of the answer scripts which include essay type questions had gone missing while the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) in part one of the answer scripts were intact.

He said it was found that the students of the aforesaid answer scripts had faired well in the MCQ section but could not pass the Advanced Level exams and was not eligible to further their studies.

“The reason for such a problem to occur is because answer scripts were not collected and distributed at the right time from the examination centres to the assessment and correction centres and due to this failure students have had to suffer,” Jayasinghe said.

“Students and parents have already refused to accept the Advanced Level results. These types of errors will increase their suspicion and distrust over their results and the education system in the country,” he said. (OJ)

  Comments - 11

  • C.K.Lankaputhra Wednesday, 04 January 2012 11:50 PM

    Can a country prosper?

    sam Thursday, 05 January 2012 01:29 AM

    Nothing in Sri Lanka is trustworthy!!!

    The Man Thursday, 05 January 2012 01:33 AM

    haha haha What a joke..

    bash Thursday, 05 January 2012 01:50 AM


    Achari Thursday, 05 January 2012 02:30 AM

    Was the missing papers in the "Bothal Kade"

    Johnson Thursday, 05 January 2012 03:19 AM

    Careless Examinations department.

    sham Thursday, 05 January 2012 04:10 AM

    who misplaced them? Department or Teachers who attended to mark them ?

    Vision Thursday, 05 January 2012 04:29 AM

    Better not directing fingers towards other, let every body get to gather and find a solution for this issue. at least the students from next year will be treated fairly

    len Thursday, 05 January 2012 08:16 AM

    Could this be a another Western Christian conspiracy.

    Wimal Thursday, 05 January 2012 11:52 AM

    computer jilmarts...

    John Thursday, 05 January 2012 01:16 PM

    Come on Mr Minister, time to go - at least to restore credibility in the system and the once prestigious SL education?

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