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* Extensive investigation on leaking questions on GCE Advanced Level Chemistry paper
Sat, Aug 19, 2017, 10:48 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 19, Colombo: The Department of Examinations says a special investigation will be conducted into the incident of distributing among the students a handout which included three questions that appeared in the exact form as in the second question paper of chemistry in the GCE Advance Level examination.

The distribution of the handouts was reported to have taken place in the vicinity of the examination centers in the Gampaha District. The leaflets have been distributed when the students were leaving the examination centers in the school premises after sitting for the examination today.

Examinations Commissioner WMNJ Pushpakumara said that he has submitted a written complaint to the Inspector General of Police in this connection.

Answering for the second question paper of chemistry at the GCE A/L exam ended at 11:30 a.m. today. It has been reported that certain person distributed the handout to the students of the Gampaha Ratnawali Girls' school who were leaving the examination center. The students were amazed to find three of the questions that they had answered in the handout.

After examining the handout it has been revealed that all eight questions in the 'B' Section of the 10th question in the exam paper were printed in the exact same manner in the handout. Furthermore all the questions in the 'A' section of the seventh question including the diagrams were also printed without any change in the distributed leaflet. The first three questions in the 'A' section of the 9th question were also appeared in the same format.

The Commissioner told the candidates not to have any fears over the incident.

The Sri Lanka Rupavahini reported that the officers of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) have arrived at the location where the leaflets were distributed. The Police spokesman said an extensive investigation has been launched into the incident.

 


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