The final decision whether postpone the 2021 A/L Exam or begins as scheduled will be announce next week. Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa has requested the government to postpone the Grade 5 scholarship, O/L and A/L Exams. 2021 A/L Exam has been postponed and will begin from October 4th – 31th. G.C.E. Advanced Level Examination for the year 2021, which was scheduled for August, has been postponed to October, says the Sri Lanka Minister of Education Prof. G.L. Peiris. Accordingly, the examination is set to take place between October 4 and 31.
The Grade 5 Scholarship Examination was meanwhile put off to the 3rd of October, the Education Minister said further.
Further, the G.C.E. Ordinary Level Examination has been pushed to the final week of January 2022.
The announcement was made during a press briefing held at the Education Ministry today (April 09).
Update – Sri Lanka Minister of Education, Prof. G. L. Peiris says that 2020 Advanced Level Examination A/L Exam Results will be released April end (after April Avurudu season). Examination Department officials have not so far announced the exact releasing dates. Based on the 2020 A/L examination results, steps will be taken to admit students into universities by 2021 September Minister further said.