The exam will be conducted at 2,268 examination centers island-wide. Of the total number of candidates, 244,146 are school candidates while 77,323 are private candidates.
- Come to the examination centers before 08.00am.
- Bring the national identity card NIC
- Check admission card's details are correct
- Bring admission card
- Dont use Smart watches, mobile phones and electronic devices
- Dont Use of calculators, correcting fluid / Tipex
- Exam Timetable download Download Here
- Additional "Reading time" of 10 minutes
The General Certificate of Education Advanced Level Examination will start at 08.30am and all the candidates must come to the examination centers mentioned in their admission cards before 08.00am.
It is compulsory to bring the national identity card or valid passport together with the admission card when they come to the exam center. Before coming to the examination the admission card must be thoroughly examined for the important facts such as the subjects applied by the candidate, the medium and the attestation of the signature. If there is any difference, that must be informed to the Department of Examinations using the following telephone numbers.
Furthermore, the supervisors of the examination centers have been sensitized to draw special attention about the examination frauds done by the candidates using Smart watches, mobile phones and electronic devices. The candidates doing such offences will be punished by suspending from all examinations conducted by the Department of Examinations for five years and also the actions will be taken to cancel the results of the present examination.
All the instructions have been provided to the supervisors to inform the police and the Department of Examinations immediately if any disturbance happens from the outside parties when the examination is in progress. Any unauthorized person must not enter the examination center when the exam is being conducted. The principals of the schools where the examination is held must be careful to act accordingly since it has been prohibited to hold meetings of the sport festivities, conducting classes and the construction work within those schools.
The exam candidates and the parents also can inform the Department of Examination if somebody does some cheating or misdeed within the examination hall.
Please use the following telephone numbers to inquire about or to make complains regarding this examination.
Hot number of the Department of Examination - 1911
School Examinations Organization Branch - 0112784208 / 0112784537 / 0113188350 / 0113140314
Police Heardquarters - 0112421111
Police Hot line - 119
Note: Use of calculators, correcting fluid, Mobile Phones and Electronic devices for any subject in this examination is not allowed, and a punishable offence it is even to
bring them into the examination hall.
2018 GCE A/L Exam Timetable released by Examination Department. Students can download it from Download Here Download - Here O
Department says (උසස් පෙළ විභාගය A/L 2018) 2018 G.C.E. Advanced Level examination will be held from August 6 to September 1 this year(2018).
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From 2018 A/L, it is expected to allocate an additional "Reading time" of 10 minutes for the question papers of three hours in duration. Accordingly, the time allocation for each question paper is shown in this time table.
Examination Department says (උසස් පෙළ විභාගය A/L 2018) 2018 G.C.E. Advanced Level examination will be held from August 6 to September 1 this year(2018).
2018 A/L Exam Timetable released by Examination Department. Students can download it from Download - Here
From this year it is expected to allocate an additional reading time of 10 minutes for the question papers of three hours in duration. Accordingly, the time allocation for each question paper is shown in this time table.
According to Sri Lankan Examination Department 2018 G.C.E. Advanced Level examination (උසස් පෙළ විභාගය A/L 2018) will be held from August 6 to September 1 this year(2018).
Department of Education is focused on providing students sitting for the GCE A/Level Examination, with an additional time duration of 10 to 15 minutes to read and understand the question paper. This will be implemented from the next A/Level Examination that is to be held this August.
This additional time duration will be provided for the 3-hour question papers. Commissioner General of Examinations: B Sarath Pujitha says, this practice is seen in many countries. A special discussion was held at the Ministry of Education regarding this idea that was put forward by Minister of Education: Akila Viraj Kariyawasam. He added, this will be introduced for the O/Level Examination in future.