The Education Ministry has temporarily suspended the registration of Grade I students to Royal College, Colombo temporarily until investigations into complaints of irregularities with regard to grade one admission to the college is completed.
According to Education Ministry Secretary Sunil Hettiarachchi, the Ministry has received a number of complaints over irregularities that have allegedly taken place when enrolling students to the Grade I.
“An investigation into complaints with regard to alleged irregularities in Grade I admission of the school is going on.
We have asked the school authorities not to admit students to Grade I until investigation is over,” Hettiarachchi said. A number of parties including the Ceylon Teachers Union had complained of irregularities that have allegedly taken place when recruiting students to Grade I of Royal College, Colombo.