The G.C.E Advanced Level and Scholarship exams which were schedules to be held on November 2021 are postponed by the Ministry of Education.
On 07th of October, 2021, Susil Premajayantha, the State Minister of Education Reforms, Open Universities, and Distance Learning Promotion told the parliament that the GCE Public Exams are rescheduled to a later date, which the date to be confirmed yet.
The officials did not expect the education institutes to be closed for a longer period due to the current COVID-19 situation, these decision were made.
The Minister, the new examination dates will be announced later by taking into consideration the fact that the syllabus needs to be covered and children need to be given adequate time to prepare for the examinations.
And, Premajayatha said the rescheduled examinations will most likely be held in early 2022.
He also added that schools will re-open in four phases, subject to adherence to health guidelines.