Out of those who sat the last GCE Ordinary Level examination, 2310 candidates have failed Sinhala, while 2880 candidates failed English.
Sixty one thousand three hundred and eighty six offered Sinhala as a subject and 58,776 were successful. The percentage of those who failed was 4.25 percent.
Those who offered Tamil as a subject were 14,861 while 11,981 passed and the percentage of those failed was 19.38.
There were 66,690 candidates who sat the Economics paper and of them 15,768 failed. The percentage of those who failed was 23.4.