Special Intake
Blind and differently abled students:

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.

Students who have excelled in fields other than studies:

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.

Enlisted personnel of armed forces, police service & special task force:

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.

Sri Lankans who have studied abroad and foreign students:

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.

Admission of teachers:

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:

  1. Teachers who have passed the General Arts Qualifying (External) Examination in or after 2010 having offered English as one of the subjects.
  2. Teachers who have passed the First Examination in Bachelor of Science (External) Degree programme in or after 2010.