A total of 3514 candidates, who sat for the Korean Language Proficiency Examination were selected for jobs in South Korea, the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment announced yesterday.
The official results of the examination could be obtained from the Foreign Employment Bureau website www.slbfe.lk. This was the first exam held under the newly launched point system.
According to the results of the Korean language proficiency examination held on August 8-September 19 and October 1-2, 3514 candidates out of 20, 187 candidates who sat for the examination, had qualified to go to Korea for employment.
The exams were held for those who sought jobs in the fisheries and production sectors and the Korean Human Resources Institute had published the list of names of the candidates who obtained marks above the cut-off mark in the respective disciplines.
Interviews for the qualified candidates would be held from October 17 to 20 at 14 regional centres including Anuradhapura, Kandy, Ratnapura, Kadawatha, Galle, Tangalle, Badulla and Trincomalee.
The KLP exam was held under the supervision of the Examinations Department.