(LeN-2007 June 18, 7.50 pm) The Ordinary Level examination is one of the crucial examinations in the country which decides the future education of the children but it is sad to note that 52.7% of the applicants who sat for the exam have failed it.
According to statistics issued by the Examinations commissioner General Anura Edirisinghe 21,813 students have not passed a single language.
But the latest information is that Education Minister’s daughter has also failed the examination. She is being educated in one of the top most schools in Colombo 04.
Statistics issued by the examinations department say 57.3% of the students have failed the Maths exam.