Bandula calls for probe into cut-off marks

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Jan 22 2021
News Bandula calls for probe into  cut-off marks

Trade Minister Bandula Gunawardena, wrote to Education Minister G.L. Peiris, yesterday (21), requesting a probe into how the cut-off marks of the Grade 5 Scholarship Examination were calculated.

The Minister pointed out that it is difficult to determine on what basis the cut-off marks have been calculated and this depends on the arbitrary decisions made within the strong bureaucracy operative within the Education Ministry. “This has been a recurrent problem over the past couple of years as well,” he said.

He requested that a special committee be appointed to look into this matter.


CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Jan 22 2021

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