Students caught using WhatsApp during O/L Maths paper



The Examinations Department said that three cases of cheating were reported during the GCE O/L examination yesterday (06).

The Department said that a candidate of Wellassa National School, Bibila, had sent the mathematics question paper to a teacher via WhatsApp using a mobile phone and received the answers.

In addition, two incidents of cheating were reported at the Henegama Maha Vidyalaya and at another examination center in Seeduwa.

These candidates have also been caught by invigilators while trying to get the answers by sending the mathematics question paper to the teachers using mobile phones.

Deputy Examinations Commissioner Lasika Samarakoon said that legal action will be taken regarding these incidents.


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