COLOMBO (NewsRadio); The Grade Five Scholarship Examination will be held at 2,894 centres across the country today.
A total of 334,698 students are set to sit the Scholarship Exam this year.
The Exam is scheduled to begin at 9.30am.
The Department of Examinations said all preparations are in place for the conduct of the Grade 5 Scholarship Examination.
Meanwhile, Commissioner General of Examinations LMD Dharmasena urged parents not to pressure students prior to the examination.
The Department of Examinations previously informed that admission cards will not be issued for the 2022 Scholarship Examination.
Instead an attendance system will be used for candidates sitting the exam.
Meanwhile, the method of handing out question papers of the Scholarship Exam has been amended.
Accordingly, the second question paper will be handed out first followed by the first question paper.
The Ministry of Education said the method of issuing the question papers was amended after extensive study of the timetable system of previous years.
Accordingly, the second paper will be one-hour-and-15 minutes and will be conducted between 9.30am and 10.45am long while the second paper will be one-hour in duration and scheduled to begin at 11.15am.
Meanwhile, 494 coordination centers have been established by the Examinations Department for this year’s Scholarship Exam.