Update – 2020 O/L Exam results release will be delayed due to current pandemic situation. Sri Lanka Examinations Commissioner General Sanath Pujitha told to LankaXpress news that exact results releasing date cannot be predict with this prevailing situation.

“Works related to releasing O/L results going on, but we cannot say exact dates as things change with pandemic situation. if things were normal we could have released results in June month” he told to LankaXpress.

With the 3rd COVID wave in Sri Lanka which started mid April, Sri Lanka restricted government offices’ staff, imposed lock-downs, introduced Work From Home WFH and imposed month-long travel restrictions. Those development impact to the O/L exam results releasing.

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Examination Department says there are some FAKE NEWS spreading on social media claim that 2020 O/L Exam results release today or tomorrow. Results will NOT be release May 21 or May 22. It is a FAKE NEWS. Examination Department officials will announce the exact O/L results releasing date to media.

2020 GCE O/L examination results will be released in June month says Sri Lanka Education Minister. The results of the GCE Ordinary Level Exam held from March 01 to 10 are expected to be released by June month and accordingly, plans have been made to start new A/L classes for these students from 2021 July, said Education Minister Prof. GL Peiris. GCE O/L Exam Results Release in June. According to some sources O/L exam results release will delay due to the prevailing 3rd coronavirus wave, limit government offices’ staff, lock-downs and travel restrictions. Sources suggest result will release in July. Several fake news are circulating via social media saying O/L exam results release dates. Results will release to examination department official www.doenets.lk website. Examination Department officials have NOT so far announced the exact O/L results releasing date or the time.

When O/L Exam results release ?

2020 GCE O/L examination results will be released in June 30? (Examination Department officials have NOT so far announced the exact O/L results releasing date or the time)

Participating in a media conference held at Nelum Mawatha, Minister Peiris said the government does not want to waste the children’s time waiting for exam results.

“Our main objective is not to waste the precious youth of the country’s children. We are ready to face all the challenges that come in the midst of the Covid 19 epidemic so that education can be continued,” he said.

According to the Minister, a total of 622,305 candidates from all over the country sit for the examination which held from March 1 to 10 at 4,513 centers. A total of 423,746 school candidates and 198,606 private candidates are scheduled to take the exam and 542 coordinating centers have been set up. Two special centers have been set up in each district for Covid 19 infected candidates. Special arrangements have been made for the Colombo District as such centers may not be sufficient.

Necessary arrangements have already been made to ensure the health of the children in consultation with the principals, public health inspectors and regional health officers, the Minister said. All applications have already been mailed to all schools. If private candidates have not received them, they can go to the Ministry of Education website and download their applications.

“This is the first time our government has taken such a step. Everything is for our children,” the Minister said.