2023 Grade 5 Scholarship Exam and Grade 6 Cut-off

The Grade 5 scholarship exam will be held on the 18th of December 2022. Over 240,500 10-year-old students will sit for this highly competitive examination conducted by the Department of Examinations of the Ministry of Education.

The exams in Language and mathematics are normally conducted in August every year. The was no exam in 2021 due to COVID-19. However, this year the Department of Examinations will conduct this exam in December in 2943 centres across Sri Lanka as mentioned in this article dated 22 October 2022.

How to get Grade 5 scholarship exam?

The Grade 5 exam results usually come out 1 month after the exams.

So, if you want to get the Grade 5 scholarship results 2022, follow the steps:

  • Visit the Department of Examinations of the Ministry of Education website www.moe.gov.lk
  • Click on the Grade 5 Scholarship Result
  • Enter the candidate details like Registration Number or Date of Birth
  • Hit the ‘Get Results’

Finally, download or print a copy for future reference.

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How to check Grade 6 cut-off marks

Department of Examinations releases the school cut-off marks for the Grade 5 scholarship every year. It is important to check so that you know about it.

The school cut-off marks for admission to Grade 6 in 2023 will be based on the results of 2022 Grade 5 scholarship examination.

Schools can check for their children’s Grade 6 cut-off mark via the Department of Examinations website. Follow the steps:

  • Visit this link https://g6application.moe.gov.lk/#/
  • Select Option 1, Option 2 or login as System User.
  • Then, select Year and enter ‘Index number’. (If you are login as System User, enter ‘User name’ and ‘Password’.
  • Hit ‘LOGIN’ and access the Grade 5 scholarship results and Grade 6 cut-off mark.

Appeal to admit grade 6

If a child has not been allocated school or wants to change the allocated school on reasonable grounds has the opportunity to submit his/her appeals online. But, the child must qualify based on cut-off marks based on the 2022 Grade 5 scholarship examination results before submitting the appeal.

All the appeals must be submitted to the Ministry of Education only online. Appeals submitted by hand or any other way will be rejected.

The ministry will inform schools and parents of the time to submit the appeals. Applications can be submitted online, through this link https://g6application.moe.gov.lk/#/

Do all 10-year-old do Grade 5 scholarship exam?

The Grade 5 scholarship exam is optional but it is an important exam. This scholarship entrance exam relieves the burden of paying school fees.

Students who pass this exam have a high chance of entering a prestigious school in Sri Lanka for Grade 6. That makes it a highly competitive exam – parents and teachers want the best for their children.

Over 240,000 children sit for this exam every year – this number is growing as many students are taking this exam.

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  1. Lillie Hoff Nung

    The article provides valuable insights into the Sri Lankan education system and the importance of the Grade 5 Scholarship exam.

    Two things that stood out to me while reading the article are:

    The detailed explanation of the Grade 5 Scholarship exam and its impact on a student’s academic career. The article discusses the benefits of performing well in the exam, such as receiving scholarships and gaining access to some of the best schools in Sri Lanka.

    The clear explanation of the Grade 6 cut-off marks and how they are calculated. The article provides a comprehensive overview of the cut off marks system and how it is used to determine which students are eligible for admission to specific schools.

    Overall, I found the article to be very informative and well-written. It provides readers with a better understanding of the education system in Sri Lanka and the importance of these exams for students.

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