14-year-old passes A/Ls

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Fourteen-year-old Dewum Sanahas Ranasinghe, who sat the G.C.E. Advanced Level examination in 2021, has passed with flying colours.

Dewum, a Grade 9 student and a resident of Kadawatha, sat the Advanced Level examination in the Commerce stream and obtained three ‘B’ passes.

He says that he managed to reach this special achievement after preparing for the examination for a short period of five months. Earlier, he had faced the G.C.E. Ordinary Level examination, when he was studying in Grade 8 after preparing for the examination in a period of seven months.

He had obtained five ‘A’ passes, two ‘B’ passes and one ‘C’ pass at the Ordinary Level examination.