Universities

University of Colombo

University of Colombo


කොළඹ විශ්ව විද්‍යාලය

කොළඹ විශ්ව විද්‍යාලය

Government's Place Colombo » Cinnamon Gardens (Colombo 07) / කුරුඳු වත්ත / கறுவாத் தோட்டம்

The Colombo University is positioned in cinnamon gardens which is 3km far from Colombo city center.The University was listed among the top universities of South Asia and one of the oldest pioneering educational institutes of the Island. It offers bachelors degree, postgraduate degree, external diploma courses and distance learning. Altogether 7 faculties run under the University, namely medicine, arts, education, management & finance, law, science and graduate studies. Also 7 other institutes were affiliated with the University to educate the society. The Ceylon medical college (1870), Ceylon University College (1921) and university of Ceylon (1942) were merged and formed the University of Colombo in 1972. Wisdom Enlightens is the English translation for the motto of the University and it focus a vision as centre of excellence in the all area of knowledge. Other than academic path University engage in many extracurricular activities such as sports, aesthetics, social services and many more. Students from all part of the Island were included within the University. The University students are able to get all the facilities and resources because of the location.Other Universities 1. University of Jaffna2. University of Moratuwa3. University of Colombo

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University of Moratuwa

University of Moratuwa


මොරටුව විශ්ව විද්‍යාලය

மொரட்டுவை பல்கலைக்கழகம்

Colombo » Moratuwa

One of the most important technological institute of Sri Lanka named as University of Moratuwa located in Katubedda, Moratuwa and near the Bolgoda river bank.This is the pioneering institute of Sri Lanka for the technical education from early stage. The beginning of the University was date back to the 1890’s in the name Government Technical School. Also the names were changed to Ceylon Technical College (1906), Katubedda campus of University of Ceylon (1972) and University of Moratuwa (1978) gradually. The University Grants Commission operates the University of Moratuwa from 1978 December 22nd. There are 3 faculties namely Architecture, Engineering and Information Technology. The University offer 11 Bachelors degree programme and more than 50 Post graduate degrees. The motto of the University is Wisdom is all wealth and it was written in Sanskrit and English in the Emblem. The emblem consists of two sheaves of paddy, a toothed wheel, lion with a sword and traditional oil lamp which rest on a book. Other than the education the University took part in many student service activities to develop the sportive mind. Altogether more than 5000 heads enter the University per day and use the web address www.mrt.ac.lk to get more knowledge. Other Universities1. University of Jaffna2. University of Moratuwa3. University of Colombo

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University of Jaffna

University of Jaffna


යාපනය විශ්ව විද්‍යාලය

யாழ் பல்கலைக்கழகம்

Jaffna » Thirunelveli

43 acre premises of land which addressed as Post Box 57, Thirunelvely, Jaffna, Sri Lanka is owned by University of Jaffna.Paremeswara College was the base for the origin of University of Jaffna. Still today the entrance of Jaffna University remains that old building of Paremeswara College. As the sixth university of Sri Lanka, the Jaffna University was established in 974. Presently it offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees such as BA, BBA, BBM, B.Com, BFA, BICT, B.Pharm, BSc, LLB, MA, MEd, MBBS and MSc. There are nine faculties such as Faculty of Agriculture, Applied Sciences, Arts, Business Studies, Engineering, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, Faculty of Medicine and Science to offer the above mentioned degrees. 5 locations of Jaffna covered to establish the faculties. Thirunelvely Jaffna – Main administrative building, Faculties of Arts, Management Studies & Commerce, Science, Medicine and Agriculture, Marthanamadam - Ramanathan Academy of Fine Arts, Kaithady- Siddha Medicine, Vavuniya - Faculty of Business Studies and Applied Science and Kilinochchi - faculties of Agriculture and Engineering. The emblem of Jaffna University is nanthi (bull) and traditional oil lamp. These are surrounded by 64 flames as a round border of the emblem and they represent the 64 variety of arts in Tamil culture (ஆய கலைகள்). The English meaning of the motto is Discernment is wisdom.The scholars, old & present students and those who interested in the education field visit the University commonly. Other Universities1. University of Jaffna2. University of Moratuwa3. University of Colombo

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