The Department of Examinations has extended the period of sending applications in order to sit for the General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level exam (both the new and old curriculum/syllabus) till June 10.

The period for application was earlier from April 28 to May 31.

The reason for the extension has been the inclement weather condition which has impacted several parts of the country, Commissioner General of Examinations, W.M.N.J. Pushpakumara explained.