Sanath Pujitha appointed Acting Commission General of Exams

Sanath Pujitha appointed Acting Commission General of Exams

November 15, 2017   07:11 pm

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The Ministry of Education has appointed B. Sanath Pujitha as the Acting Commission General of Examinations.

The Commissioner General of Examinations W.M.N.J. Pushpakumara was transferred to the Ministry of Education yesterday (14), in order to assist an ongoing investigation into examination papers. 

That came just days after the Deputy Commissioner of Examinations who served as the Head of the Confidential and Agency Examinations Division of the Department of Examinations was suspended over several allegations of negligence and misconduct.

On the instructions of Educations Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, an investigation has already commenced into examinations held in the past by the Department of Examinations, papers marking, preparing of question papers, appointment of members to the exam board and protecting the confidentiality of exams.

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