Apr 06, 2019

Highest number of O/L failures from Colombo!

Among the 99 educational zone GCE O/L results, the highest number of those who failed all the subjects was reported from Colombo District.

There were 285 who had failed all the subjects in the O/L examination from the Colombo Education Zone while 215 were reported from the Negombo education zone, 192 from Kalutara, 145 from Kelaniya, 162 from Gampaha and 117 from Ratnapura.

Of these 99 education zones 5,917 students had failed over six subjects.

Over the past seven years, from among the students who faced the GCE O/L examination, the lowest percentage of failures was recorded this year which is 2%, it is reported.