Grade Five Scholarship results out today

September 24th, 2007 - Posted By

The results of Grade Five Scholarship Examination is out today.The Department of Examinations said the results have been released to school Principals who came to the Department. The Commissioner of Examinations Anura Edirisinghe said, the “cut off” mark this year has gone up to 150. About 302,000 children sat for this year’s exam held on September 19.

Schools outside Colombo have reportedly secured the first, second and third places with Chagi Basuru Weerakoon, a student from Thakshila College, Horana of the Kalutara District scoring 200 marks out of 200 total for the first time in the history of Grade Five Scholarship Examinations.

The second place was secured by students from Hanwella John Bosco and Galle Wathugedera Schools. A student from Divulapitiya Horagasmulla School has scored the third highest marks.

Asked why that the pass mark this year has gone up to 150, Examination Commissioner Edirisinghe said that he would not call this a pass mark. “We do not call this a “pass mark” because the exam is not intended to fail anyone,” he explained.

“Therefore, the term used is cut off mark,” he said.

The Department said, the Grade Five results will be released over the internet.

Source: www.dailynews.lk/2007/09/24/news11.asp 

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462 comments on “Grade Five Scholarship results out today

  1. nisha


    my brother had been done shcolaship exam last mont he is a very clevor boy but he was failing the exam just 1 marke then we were sent re corection form but we don’t get reply until now. so we want to know about that .

  2. U.L.P.R. Liyanaarachchi


    I above mention student Father, I am very gradefull if you could give me the result for Index No. 5215587. (2009)

    Thanks & Best Regards

    U.L.P.N. Liyanaarachchi

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