The Education Ministry has amended the earlier released cut-off marks for Grade 5 Scholarship examination for eight schools in Colombo. This has been done with the decision to have a new class at the Royal College, Colombo 07.

Accordingly, the new mark to enter Royal College has been revised to 183 from the earlier score of 184. The new cut-off mark for Ananda College is 180 and students who reached the mark of 178 can apply for Nalanda College. New mark for the DS Senanayake College is 176 and for Isipathana College, it is 173.

Those who scored 171 can apply for the Thurstan College and 172 is the mark for Dharmapala Vidyalaya, Pannipitiya. Mahanama College will allow the students who scored 169 at the Grade Five Scholarship Examination.