Grade 5 Scholarship exam 2020 – District cut off marks

Department of Examinations released the district cut-off marks for the enrolment of students into Grade six of the Government Schools next year (2021), based on the Grade 5 Scholarship Examination held on October 11, 2020. .

The results can be obtained from or

A total of 331,741 candidates had applied for the examination and 326, 264 had faced the examination.

Cut-off marks according to the district basis for Sinhala medium students are as follows:

Minimum Marks for selection of students to government schools in 2021

Sinhala Medium Scholarship cut off marks

169 - Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Kandy, Matale, Galle, Matara, Kurunegala, Kegalle

165- Ratnapura,

164 - Hambantota,

163 – Puttalam, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Badulla,

162 - Monaragala, Ampara,

161- Trincomalee, Nuwara Eliya,

157 – Vavunia, Mulative.

Cut-off marks according to the district basis for Tamil medium students are as follows:

162 - Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Kandy, Matale, Galle, Matara, Kurunegala, Kegalle

160 – Hambantota, Jaffna, Killinochchi, Vavunia, Mulative, Batticoloa, Ampara

159 – Polonnaruwa, Badulla, Trincomalee

158 – Nuwara Eliya, Mannar, Anuradhapura, Ratnapura

157 – Puttalam

155 – Moneragala

Download cut off marks (pdf)

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