All arrangements have been made by the Department of Examinations to conduct grade five scholarship examination which is held annually targeting the students in grade five in the schools throughout the island, on Sunday 11th of October 2020.
This time the scholarship examination is scheduled to be held in 2936 examination centers throughout the country and 331,694 students are expected to sit for the exam. There are 248,072 Sinhala medium candidates and 83,622 Tamil medium candidates among them.
The Department of Examination has taken steps this time to issue an examination admission card for all candidates for the first time and those admission cards have already been sent to the relevant principals.
In this admission card, index number and the candidate’s examination center has been mentioned. And also, from the present scholarship examination, national student identity approved by the ministry of education for all the candidates has been indicated.