The Advanced Level examination got underway today with strict health guidelines in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

A total of 362,824 students are qualified to sit the examination which is being held at 2,648 centers across the country.

Here are some photographs captured today as students made their way to the examination halls.

A student gets her temperature measured at the entrance 
Masks were mandatory 
Students were asked to maintain social distancing 
Anxious parents waited outside the examination center gates