Minister Bandula Gunawardena has said that the interviews with regard to the grade one admissions will be completed before 15th of next month.
The interviews are being conducted by special interview panels. The panels are headed by the School Pinciapl. The other members include head of the primary division and one member, each from the School Development Society and the Past Pupils Association are being headed by the Principals of the relevant school. Investigations will be launched into incidents where fake certificates are presented. The Minister said that assistance will be sought from the CID in this connection. He said that in addition to facility fee and membership fee, the law doesn’t permit any other fees to be charged during school admissions.