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School Heads urged to get NICs for Students sitting O/L in May

Commissioner General of Registration of Persons Viyani Gunathilake in a special circular to all heads of government schools has informed school heads that the National Identity Cards) (NICs for the school candidates who are to sit for the O/L Exam 2020 next year in May have to take steps to obtain those soon.

The school heads have been instructed to apply for the NICs for the students on or before December 15, 2021.

A majority of students have not applied for NICs yet and it will be mandatory for them to have NICs to sit for the OL Exa as the Department of Examinations has decided to do so to prevent possible frauds at the Exam.

Kurunegala District senior Director of Education W.M.Balasooriya said yesterday that about 281 cases of frauds were reported to the Examinations Department last year from both private and government school students who sat for the O/L Exam-2019 Balasooriya added. 


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