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Student Admission
Student Admission

Admission of students to universities in Sri Lanka is done by the University Grants Commission on the basis of average Z scores obtained by candidates at the G.C.E (A/L) examination. Accordingly, the University Grants Commission selects students for admission to following undergraduate course of study at University of Ruhuna for every academic year.

Faculty Course of Study Normal Intake
Agriculture Green Technology 50
Agricultural Resource Management & Technology 150
Agribusiness Management 55
Science Biological Science 250
Computer Science 100
Physical Science 300
Financial Mathematics and Industrial Statistics 50
Engineering Engineering 510
Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology Fisheries and Marine Sciences 100
Marine and Fresh Water Sciences 60
Humanities and Social Sciences Arts 600
Management & Finance Management 600
Medicine Medicine 240
Allied Health Science Medical Laboratory Sciences 50
Nursing 150
Pharmacy 50
Technology Engineering Technology 125
Information  Communication Technology 75
Bio System Technology 75
Presently, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences reserve about 05 places for students who are medically certified as disabled in every admission year. The number of students to be admitted in each year will be decided by the faculties based on available facilities.
Up to 0.5% of the places from the proposed intake of each course of study is reserved for candidates who have obtained only 1st, 2nd or 3rd places at national level and/ or achievements at international levels in the fields such as sports, cultural activities (e.g. dancing, painting, music and literature), scouting and cadetting, social work and other extracurricular activities during the specific period decided by the UGC.
Up to 0.5 percent of the proposed intake of Medicine and Engineering of the University is reserved for the personnel enlisted in the Armed Forces, Police Service and the Special Task Force serving in operational areas.
Up to 0.5 percent of the places from the proposed intake of Medicine and Engineering of the University is reserved for the Sri Lankan students who have obtained qualifications abroad and foreign students. Accordingly, candidates with impressive results at a foreign examination held outside Sri Lanka deemed equivalent to G.C.E (A/L) examination of Sri Lanka are eligible to apply through the UGC.
Faculty of Science and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences may admit a limited number of teachers each year to courses of study in Biological Science/ Physical Science and Arts under following categories:

The Faculty of Agriculture calls applications from the diploma holders in Agriculture to follow the B.Sc. Agricultural Resource Management and Technology Degree Programme under the approval of University Grants Commission. Employees in the agricultural field in government and private sector organizations who possess the following qualifications are eligible to sit for the admission test. The Head of Institutions concerned should make arrangements to grant scholarships / study leave for the selected persons to follow the programme on full-time basis for four years.

The University of Ruhuna admit number of students with foreign qualification under the Government of Sri Lanka Presidential Scholarships Program. Foreign students who have obtained foreign qualifications equivalent to GCE (A/L) examination of Sri Lanka are eligible to apply through the Ministry of Higher Education and Highways. More details can be obtained from;

UGC scholarships for Foreign Students

The selection of students will be done by the respective Faculty Boards based on the applications recommended by the University Grants Commission.

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