The University Grants Commission will entertain applications for admission to universities from candidates who have satisfied the minimum requirements for university admission at the G.C.E. (Advanced Level) Examination held in August 2013. The Commissioner General of Examinations has already informed the candidates whether they have satisfied the minimum requirements for university admission.

Minimum Requirements for University Admission

Candidates who are pronounced eligible for university admission by the Commissioner General of Examinations and have fulfilled the following requirements are eligible for university admission;

(a) at least ‘S’ Grades; in all three approved subjects in one and the same sitting within a minimum of three attempts; and

(b) a minimum mark of 30% for the Common General Paper

Note 1 : However, the students who sat for the G.C.E (A/L) Examination 2013 as their 4th attempt will be considered for university admission for the Academic Year 2013/2014 only if their third attempt was either in year 2011 or 2012 as explained in the decision No 13/0205/521/008 dated 01.03.2013 of the Cabinet of Ministers, pursuant to the recommendation made by the Supreme Court to allow the students affected due to Z-Score issue in 2011 A/L Examination, to sit the G.C.E. (A/L) Examination as a 4th attempt.

Note 2 : Candidates who are pronounced ineligible by the Commissioner General of Examinations due to not .satisfying (b) above are also allowed to apply for university admission only if they have already satisfied at previous attempt / attempts or would satisfy at any future attempt the said requirement within the three attempts allowed to sit the G.C.E. (A/L) Examination for the purpose of university admission.

Note 3 : Students who got themselves registered as full time students to follow a course of study of 3 year duration or above, leading to a Higher National Diploma (HND) at an Institute which comes under the Sri Ianka Institute of Advanced ‘technological Education (SLIATE) or National Diploma in Engineering Sciences (NDES) at the Technical Training Institute (TTI) of the National Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA) based on the results of the G.C.E. (A/L) Examination held in 2012 or prior to 2012 art: also eligible to apply for university admission based on the results of the G.C.E. (A/L) Examination 2013, provided they have withdrawn their registration within a period of 60 days from the last date for registration. Such applicants should send along with the application, a copy of the letter issued by the Institution concerned regarding the cancellation of registration.

The 60 day concession stated herein is not given to candidates who have been selected to fill a vacancy to the above mentioned Institutions.

Method of Obtaining the Prescribed Form and other Particulars about University Admission

Every application for admission should be made in the prescribed form issued with the Handbook on university admission, which is obtainable from the University Grants Commission Secretariat, No. 20, Ward Placc, Colombo 07 or from the Distributing Agents appointed by the University Grants Commission (UGC) on payment of cash, from 23rd April 2014.

Prospective candidates are hereby informed that a ‘Computer Data Sheet* and a large envelope (30 cm X 25 cm) would be issued along with the Admissions Handbook titled, “Admission to Undergraduate Courses of the Universities in Sri Lanka – Academic Year 2013/2014” which will contain the application for university admission. Candidates have to ensure that they have received all those documents when the Handbook is purchased.

(I) The list of Distributing Agents appointed by the UGC is appended below. Application forms could be obtained from them by making a cash payment of Rs. 500/ – in respect of each application form.

(ii) Application forms could also be obtained by post. When application forms arc obtained by post, the applicants should make a deposit of Rs. 500/- in respect of each application form at any Branch of the Bank of Ceylon or People’s Bank to the credit of the UGC Collection Account No. 0002323287 at Torrington Branch of the Bank of Ceylon or Collection Account No. 167-1-001-4-3169407 at Town Hall Branch of the People’s Bank by filling in the paying-in-voucher provided by the Bank. The counterfoil of the paying-in-voucher duly authenticated by the Bank Seal and the signature of an authorized officer on such counterfoil should be sent along with the request for application forms.

Every request for an application form by post should be made to the Additional Secretary (Academic Affairs fir University Admissions), University Grants Commission, No. 20, Ward Place, Colombo 07 by a letter, giving name of the applicant and the medium in which the applicant wishes to have the Handbook on admission procedure. In addition, a self addressed un-stamped envelope of not less than 35 c.m. X 24 c.m. in size should be forwarded.


Closing Date for Applications

The closing date of applications will be 19th May 2014. Completed application forms could be handed over or sent by registered post addressed to the Additional Secretary (Academic Affairs fir University Admissions), University Grants Commission, No. 20, Ward Place, Colombo 07. No applications will be entertained after 19th May 2014.

Note 4 : According to the recruitment policy of the Ministry of Health, in order to be eligible for the course of study in Nursing, the candidates should be a minimum of 4’10″ in height and should be physically fit enough to discharge duties attached to the post of Nurse. Candidates who wish to apply for Nursing should duly fill the Section 8 of the application indicating true and accurate information of height fir physical condition.

However, according to the recruitment policy of the Ministry of Health only 5% out of the total number of recruitments will be for male nurses.

In addition, candidates who wish to be considered for admission to the under mentioned courses of study should apply to the respective University to sit the Aptitude Test, to be conducted by the respective Universities. The relevant University will publish a press notice calling for applications to sit the Aptitude Test and the candidate may contact the Registrar of the respective University / Senior Assistant Registrar of the respective Institute for further details.

Course of Study University CampusInstitute
Arts (SP) – Mass Media Sripalee
Architecture MRT
Design (Architecture) MRT
Management fir Information Technology KLN
Fashion Design fir Product Development MRT
Information fir Communication TechnologyRUSLVavuniya
Arts (SP) – Performing Arts Sripalee
Science & Technology UWU
Computer Science & TechnologyUWU
Entrepreneurship & ManagementUWU
Animal Science UWU
Art fir Design RAFA
Drama & Theatre *UVPASVIAS
Visual & Technological Arts SVIAS
Export Agriculture UWU
Tea Technology & Value Addition UWU
Industrial Information TechnologyUWU
Mineral Resources & TechnologyUWU
Physical Education SUSL
Sports Science & Management SUSL, SJP
Visual Arts*UVPA
Aquatic Resources Technology UWU
Palm and latex Technology & Value AdditionUWU
Hospitality, Tourism & Events Management UWU
Information Systems UCSC
Landscape Architecture MRT
Translation Studies KLNSUSL UJA



MRT – University of Moratuwa

KLN – University of Kelaniya

RUSL – Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

Vavuniya – Vavuniya Campus

UCSC – University of Colombo School of Computing

UJA – University of Jaffna

UWU – Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka

Sripalee – Sripalee Campus

SJP – University of Sri Jayewardenepura

SUSL – Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

UVPA – University of the Visual & Performing Arts

RAFA – Ramanathan Academy of Fine Arts

SVIAS – Swami Vipulananda Institute of Aesthetic Studies

* The University of the Visual fir Performing Arts will conduct the subject oriented practical tests for Music, Dance, Drama fir Theatre and Visual Arts.


University Grants Commission publish University Admission book for an Academic Year 2013/2014 Distributing Agents


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Colombo

  • S.Godage fir Brothers, 675, Maradana Road, Colombo 10.
  • Sadeepa Book Shop, 1060, Maradana Road, Borella, Colombo 08.
  • Vijitha Yapa Book Shop, 130, S.Dc.S. Jayasinghc Mw. Kohuwala Nugegoda.
  • Vijitha Yapa Book Shop, Unity Plaza, 02, Galle Road, Colombo 04.
  • Vijitha Yapa Book Shop, 32, Thurstan Road,Colombo 03.
  • Vijitha Yapa Book Shop, G 6 A, Crescat Boulevard, Colombo 03.
  • Sarasavi Book Shop (Pvt.)Ltd., 30, Stanley Tillakaratne Mawatha, Nugegoda.
  • Sarasavi Book Shop (Pvt.)Ltd., 44/9, Y.M.B.A. Building, Fort.
  • Sarasavi Book Shop (Pvt.)Ltd., 1/50, Y.M.B.A. Building, Borella.
  • Sarasavi Book Shop (Pvt.)Ltd., 74, Highlevel Road, Maharagama.
  • Sasiri (Pvt.) Ltd., 14, High Level Road, Maharagama.
  • Sarasavi Marketing Enterprises, UG 19, People’s Park, Gunasinghepura, Colombo 11. Poobalasingham Book Depot, 340, Sea Street, Colombo 11.
  • Thusitha Book Shop (Pvt.) Ltd., 433 Q, Galle Road, Ratmalana.
  • Sithuruwana Book Shop, 08, Ingiriya Road, Padukka.
  • Victory Book Shop, 21, Yatiyantota Road, Avissawclla.
  • Sanila Bookshop, 323, Kaduwela Road, Battaramulla.
  • Nuwanesa Book Shop fir Printers, 56, Main Street, Battaramulla.
  • Seewali Book Shop, A/39, Cross Road, Hanwclla.
  • Sithumina Book Shop, No. 62, Main Street, Athurugiriya.
  • Samudra Book Shop, No. 1141, Maradana Road, Borella.
  • Welfare Society, UGC, No. 20, Ward Place, Colombo 07.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Gampaha

  • Shanthi Book Depot, 50 Main Street, Gampaha.
  • K.A. Ariyadasa fir Co., 32, Main Street, Vcyangoda.
  • Sampath Palitha De Scram Book Shop,No. 60, Sampath Finance Building, Kandy Road, Kiribathgoda.
  • Sarasavi Book Shop (Pvt.)Ltd., 87, Minuwangoda Road, Gampaha.
  • Vijitha Yapa Book Shop, 135, Rajapaksha Broadway, Negombo.
  • Rohana Book Shop fir Hardware Stores, New Kandy Road, Delgoda.
  • Wishwa Book Depot fir Publishers, 231/2, Kirindiwela Road, Yakkala.
  • Dileepa Book Shop, No. 07, Pasyala Road, Mirigama.
  • Ganga Bookshop, 134, Kandy Road, Nittambuwa.
  • Sarasavi Book Shop), No. 36, Main Street, Gampaha.
  • Perno Sationeries, No. 92, Negombo Road, Ja-Ela.
  • Sarasavi Book Shop, No. 37, Mirigama.
  • Mahajana Book Shop, 141, Scram Building,
  • Kandy Road, Kadawatha.
  • Asiri Traders, No. 18, Kurunegala Road, Minuwangoda.
  • Disna Book Shop, No. 650, Attanagalla Road, Nittambuwa.
  • Wanmini Book Shop, No. 20/5, Pasyala Road, Mirigama.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Kalutara

  • Orchid Enterprises, 109, Anguruwathota Road, Horana.
  • Wijaya Book Shop, No. 20, Aluthgama Road, Matugama.
  • New Owen Joseph Book Depot, 240, Main Street, Kalutara South.
  • Lak Isuru (Pvt.) Ltd., 324, Main Street, Panadura.
  • New Pradeepa Book Shop, 51/C, Kalutara Road, Bandaragama.
  • New Nipuna Book Shop, 404, Thunman Handiya, Galle Road, Kalutara South.
  • Wadduwa Book Shop, Galle Road, Wadduwa.
  • Lumincx Grocers (Pvt) Ltd, 465, Galle Road, Panadura.
  • Godage & Brothers, 507, Galle Road, Panadura.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Matale

  • Malaka Traders (Pvt.) Ltd., 55/57, Main Street, Matale.
  • Amarasinghe fir Sons, No. 7, Dambulla Road, Matale Junction, Galcwcla.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Kandy

  • Vijitha Yapa Book Shop, 05, Kotugodella Street, Kandy.
  • Dawasa Poth Medura, No. 12, Nuwara Eliya Street, Gampola.
  • Sarasavi Book Shop (Pvt.)Ltd., 86, D.S. Scnanayaka Street, Kandy.
  • Harischandra Pothmcdura, No. 36, Cross Street, Kandy.
  • Lanka Central Book Depot, 84, Colombo Street, Kandy.
  • Samudra Book Shop, Peradeniya Road, Kandy.
  • Seewali Book Shop, No. 16, Yatinuwara Veediya, Kandy.
  • Wirnarshi Education Centre, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Nuwara Eliya

  • KumaransTVade (Books) Centre, 19, Daily Fair Complex, Kandy Road, Nuwara Eliya.
  • Nishan Book Shop, Ratmetiya Road, Rikillagaskada.
  • Cheapside Book Shop, 40, Gampola Road, Nawalapitiya.
  • Chamilani Communications, No. 01, Main Market, Hangurankctha.
  • Samagi Book Shop, Hospital Road, Rikillagaskada.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Galle

  • Vijitha Yapa Book Shop, No. 12, Wackwclla Road, Galle.
  • G.H. Ariyadasa Book Shop, No. 73, Dangedara Street, Galle.
  • Royal Book Depot, 152, Main Street, Ambalangoda.
  • Vithana Book Shop, 04, Baddegama Road, Wanduramba.
  • Sena Book Shop, Elpitiya.
  • Lahiru Book Shop, Basara, 76, Havelock Road, Galle.
  • Thusitha Book Shop, No. 60, Olcott Mawatha, Galle.
  • Samanala ‘IYaders fir Book Shop, Colombo Road, Ncluwa.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Matara

  • H.B. Eramanis Appuhamy fir Sons, 87, Dharmapala Mawatha, Matara.
  • Wecrasinghe Book Shop, Matara Road, Kamburupitiya.
  • Sarasavi Book Shop (Pvt.)Ltd., 74, Kumaratunga Mawatha, Matara.
  • Vijitha Yapa Book Shop, 05 A – 1/1,Dharmapala Mawatha, Matara.
  • Hameem Book Shop, No. 07, Borala Road, Weligama.
  • New Pala Stores, No. 306, Old Galle Rd., Sappu Kade, Weligama.
  • Lassana Book Shop, Dcniyaya Road, Morawaka.
  • Shashuco Data Bureau fir Book Shop, 93, World Market, Akurcssa.
  • Samudra Book Shop, 127, S.K. Cinema Building, ‘Rmgalle Road, Kotuwegoda, Matara.
  • Abeywickrama Book Shop, Wccrakoon Watta, Urubokka.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Hambantota

  • Muthumala Book Shop, 117, Main Street, ‘RTangalle.
  • M.A.S. ‘IYaders, 24, Super Market, Walasmulla.
  • Ruksevana Poth Medura, 92, Dickwella Road, Beliatta.
  • Jayasekcra Publishers, 92, Beliatta Road.Tangalle.
  • Pabasara Book Shop, 56, Kotabowa,Wccrakctiya.
  • New Sumihiri ‘IYade Centre, No. 11, Main Street, Ambalantota.

University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Jaffna

  • Poobalasingham Book Depot, 04, Hospital Road, Jaffna.
  • Mack milan Book Shop, No. 3, Bus Stand, Jaffna.
  • Thurka Stationers, Bus Stand View, Chunnakam.
  • Annai Book Depot, No. 7 Z, Hospital Road, Jaffna.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Vavuniya

Ramachandiras, 20 A, Bus Stand Complex, Vavuniya.

University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Trincomalee

  • Rainbow Minilab (Pvt.) Ltd.,113, Vidyalayam Road Trincomalee
  • Surfa Communication Stationery fir Multi Traders, 160, Main Street, Kinniya -03.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Batticaloa

  • Rajah’s Book Centre, 111, Main Street, Batticaloa.
  • Noori Book Shop, Main Street, Kaththankudy.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Ampara

  • Photo Rio, 120 A, Main Street, Kalmunai.
  • Central Book Shop, Potuvil Road, Akkaraipattu.
  • Weligama Stores, 04th Lane, Ampara.
  • A 2 Z Book Centre, 154, Hospital Road, Nintavur 15.
  • Vega Communication, 130/3,Fows Mawatha,Samrnanthurai.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Puttalam

  • Samanthi Book Shop, 39, Marawila Road, Nattandiya.
  • The Paper House, 12, Colombo Road, Puttalam.
  • Mayura Book Shop, 8, Colombo Road, Chilaw.

University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Kurunegala

  • Samudra Book Shop, 10, Puttalam Road, Kurunegala.
  • Karies Book Shop, 577, Mccgahakotuwa, Kuliyapitiya.
  • Sarasavi Printers fir Publishers, 24, Dambulla Road, Kurunegala.
  • Richard Trading Co. (Pvt.) Ltd., 64, Parakumba Street, Kurunegala.
  • Sarasavi Marketing Enterprises, 135, Colombo Road, Kurunegala.
  • Chathuranga Book Shop, No. 60, Kurunegala Road, Pannala.
  • Mihira Book Shop, 41, Chilaw Road,Wariyapola.
  • Samadhi Book Shop, 7-8, New Bus Stand Galgamuwa.
  • Yasa Isuru Book Shop & Trade Center, No. 39, Kuliyapitiya Road, Narammala.
  • Pavithra Pothhala, Main Street, Mahawa.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Anuradhapura

  • Gunasekara & Co., 234, Maithripala Senanayake Mawatha, Anuradhapura.
  • Buddhika Book Shop, 282, Main Street, Bank Place, Anuradhapura.
  • Sanjeewa Pharmacy & Book Shop, No. 136, Main Street, Kekirawa.
  • Muthukuda Paper Corner & Printers, New Town, Thambuththegama.
  • Muthukuda Paper Corner, No. 34, Kekirawa Road, Eppawala.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Polonnaruwa

  • Deepani Book Depot, 70, Public Market, Hingurakgoda.
  • Puwasa Book Medura, Hospital Junction, Polonnaruwa.
  • Paper Light Book Shop, Hospital Road, Medirigiriya.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Badulla

  • E.M.G. Karunaratne Book Shop, 58, Dharmawijaya Mw., Bandarawala.
  • Isuru Fair, 80, Nuwara Eliya Road, Welimada.
  • Mahindas Book Centre, No. 50, 52, Bazar Street, Badulla.
  • Rishana Picture Palace, 394, Main Street.Passara.
  • Siri Mangala Publishers, 16, Dharmawijaya Mawatha, Bandarawela.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Monaragala

  • Myson Trade Centre, 26, Main Street, Monaragala.
  • A.D.S. Agencies, No. 14, Main Street, Bibile.
  • Tharidu Gift Centre, 65,Tissa Road.Wellawaya.
  • Sumadura Book Shop, No. 22, Pothuwil Road, Monaragala.
  • C.G.M. Poth Medura, No. 69, In front of the Bus Hall, Wellawaya.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Kegalle

  • Sri Lanka Book Shop, 89, Court Junction, Kegalle.
  • Dharmawardcne Book Shop, Bus Stand, No. 1, Down Floor, Anguruwclla, Ruwanwella.
  • Lanka Book Shop, 122, Main Street, Warakapola.
  • A .J. Communication fir Bookshop, 21 A, Courts Road, Mawanella.


University Admission book Available in Below Book Shops in Ratnapura

  • Karunaratna Brothers, 16, Church Road, Ratnapura.
  • Jinasiri Trade Centre, 96, Main Street, Balangoda.
  • Sumanagiri Trade Centre, Main Street, Embilipitiya.
  • Syrika Poth Medura, Bus Stand, Kuruwita.
  • Pathmasiri Super City, No.54, Mathugarna Road, Manana,Kalawana.
  • Kurulu Book Shop fir Communication, 79 /G, Main Street, Pelmadulla.
  • Samanala Groceries fir Communication, 52, Idangoda, Kiriclla.


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University Grants Commission publish University Admission book from today for an Academic Year 20132014  -April 2014

University Grants Commission publish University Admission book from today for an Academic Year 20132014 -April 2014

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