GCE Advanced Level 2012 examination starts today (6th) and will continue till the 30th of this month. The Sri Lankan exam Commission says about 14,000 officials have been allocated to conduct the examination in 2093 examination centers. 277671 will sit the exam this year. 236,025 candidates are sitting the new syllabus.
According to the time table released by Department of Examinations this year there are two examinations – new syllabus and for old syllabus.
Science subjects (combined mathematics, biology, physics, chemistry) for both new and old syllabus start from 6 August, Commerce subjects (Economics, Business studies, Accounting) also start from 6 August, Major Arts subjects (Logic, Sinhala, Political science, History, BC, Geography) start from 13 August.