Exam centers ‘no go’ area for outsidersAugust 6, 2012, 10:02 pm
by Dasun Edirisinghe
The Examination Department said yesterday that it had strictly prohibited any outsiders entering examination centres, other than the candidates, examination staff or persons authorized by the Commissioner General of Examinations.
Exam Chief W. M. N. J. Pushpakuma said that it was also prohibited for outsiders to enter the exam coordinating centres except those who were authorized by him.
"We took this decision to prevent unnecessary incidents at the examination and coordinating centres," he said.
Pushpakumara said that the department worked according to the Examination Act No. 25 of 1968.
The GCE A/L examination began yesterday at 2,093 centres countrywide.
Pushpakumara said that there were also 289 exam coordinating centres, which were operating around the clock.
"There were no incidents reported at examination centres on the first day," he said adding that the examination would end on August 30.
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