Parents/ Legal Guardians who expect to admit their children to Grade One in schools in year 2017 should forward their applications prepared in conformity with the specimen form and according to the instructions given in this notification addressed to the relevant Heads of Schools by registered post to reach them before 30th June 2016.
The applicant of child should have completed 05 years of age as at 31st Jan. 2017. Birth certificate of the child should be forwarded in confirmation of the same.
From the first interview, 34 children will be selected for each grade one class (for all grade one parallel classes). In addition, 05 more children selected from among children of those who were in operation areas in armed forces and the police will be admitted, totaling up to 39 per class.
Marks system for grade one admission of children to government schools
Children of residents in close proximity to the school
Children of parents who are Past Pupils of the school
Brothers /sisters of students already studying in the school
Children of persons in the staff of Institutions directly involved In school education
Children of officers in Public Sector / State Corporations/State Banks receiving transfers on service exigency
Children of persons arriving after living abroad with the child
Zahira College which is one of the Premier Educational Institutions for boys in Sri Lanka is offering a valuable opportunity. Students who have achieved more than the cut off marks at Grade – 05 Scholarship Examinations in 2015 will be given, consideration.
Students of all three denominations with the required qualifications may apply for grade 06.
Parents or Guardians could send in their applications by post to the below mentioned address or otherwise be present at walk-in-interviews to be held on 10th November 2015 at College Principal’s Office from 9.00 am.
Please note that, you are required to bring a self prepared application with all the original certificates.
For boys born between 01st February 2010 and 31st January 2011, Applications should be made on forms obtainable from Cashier – Zahira College between 8.30 am to 2.00 pm on any school day from 02nd March 2015 to 31st March 2015 on payment of Rs.800/-
Parents /Legal Guardians (Documentary evidence required) should call over personally with their National Identity Cards along with the child’s original Birth Certificate and copies of the same.
Duly filled applications under Registered Post should reach us on or before 20th April 2015.