Department of Examinations announced the examination calendar for school students for the year 2017. Commissioner General of the Department of Examinations W. M. N. J. Pushpakumara noted that the examination schedule for the year 2017 will be applicable for students who sit for the Grade Five scholarship examination, GCE Ordinary and Advanced Level examinations.
Accordingly, the GCE Advanced Level exam will commence on 8 August and will conclude on 2 September. The practical examination will take place from 20 October to 5 November.
The Grade Five scholarship examinations is scheduled to take place on 20 August, while the GCE Ordinary Level examination will take place from 12 December to 21 December. The practical examination will take place on 27 February to 9 March, 2018.