(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Education Ministry announced the dates of the commencement of the both of Grade Five Scholarship Examination and the G.C.E. Advanced Level Examination today.
Accordingly, the Grade Five Scholarship Examination will take place on October 11 (Sunday) while the Advanced Level Examination will commence from October 12 to November 06.
Accordingly, school holidays will be granted from October 10, 2020 to November 08, 2020, the Education Ministry announced yesterday.
In a press communiqué the ministry said the third school term will begin on November 9, 2020 and end on December 23, 2020.
The 2020 holiday season runs from December 24 to January 1, 2021. Accordingly, the new school term of 2021 will commence on January 04.
The GCE Ordinary Level Examination for the year 2020 will be held from 2021-01-18 to 2021-01-27. This period will be declared as a special holiday for all schools.
Only students appearing for the GCE Ordinary Level Examination will be entitled to study leave from January 1, 2021 to January 17, 2021.
Schools will reopen after the GCE Ordinary Level Examination from February 1, 2021.