Balangoda police arrested a candidate who allegedly answered the GCE Ordinary Level Exam Russian Language subject for another person. The candidate (21) produced before Balangoda court.
Earlier, Walasmulla police arrested a candidate who allegedly answered the GCE Ordinary Level Exam for another person. The candidate (28) was questioned following a complaint from the educational authorities, police said. Suspect was produced before Walasmulla court.
On March 2nd, Police arrested a 27-year old candidate over O/L exam cheating incident in Mullativu area. If found O/L exam cheating, ban from sitting exams for 5 years.
So far 4 candidates arrested over exam cheating incidents in 2020 O/L Exam.
Failing the O’Level Exam isn’t a life and death matter, even though there have been past incidents where students have taken their lives after being unsuccessful at passing this examination.
School students must be encouraged to face an exam, not cheat and most importantly hang in their when uncertainty clouds the mind. In a worse case scenario they must be told that it’s ok to fail the exam, but it’s unpardonable to borrow from someone else’s mind at the exam hall!