Friday, February 23, 2018

School Big Match Cricket Season 2018 in Sri Lanka

School Big Match Cricket Season 2018 in Sri LankaSchool Big Match Cricket Season 2018 in Sri Lanka. 

The 139th ‘Battle of the Blues’ Big Match,the 2nd longest uninterrupted cricket match series in the world, between Royal College and S. Thomas’ College to be played at the Sinhalese Sports Club grounds (SSC) Colombo on 8th, 9th and 10th March at 9am onward.

The Annual School cricket matches between rival schools is a very popular event in Sri Lanka. Many of the annual `big’ matches are held in February - March and the most famous and awaited of these all is the annual Royal - Thomian cricket match. Big Matches form an important part of modern Sri Lankan culture with both school children and adults taking part in much of the activity that is part of the annual matches.

Big Match Fixtures – 2018

Match DateBig MatchVenue
23/24 FebruaryPiliyandala Central vs Taxila Horana – 17th Raigam-Salpita KoraleMoratuwa Stadium
23/24 FebruaryMahajana vs Skandavarodaya – 18th Battle of HeroesMahajana Grounds
23/24 FebruaryThurstan vs Isipathana – 55th Battle of BrothersSSC Grounds
2/3 MarchSt Joseph’s vs St Peter’s – 84th Battle of SaintsP.Sara Oval
3/4 MarchAnanda vs Nalanda – 89th Battle of MaroonsSSC Grounds
8/9/10 MarchRoyal vs S. Thomas’ -139th Battle of the BluesSSC Grounds
8/9/10 MarchJaffna Central vs St John’s – 112th Battle of NorthJaffna Central Grounds
9/10 MarchTrinity vs St.Anthony’s – 101th Battle of Blues (Kandy)Asgiriya Stadium
9/10 MarchMaliyadeva vs St. Anne’s – 35th Battle of the RocksWelegedara Stadium
9/10 MarchKalutara Vidyalaya vs Tissa Central – 60th Battle of MangoosteenSurrey Grounds
9/10 MarchSt.Sebastian’s vs Prince of Wales – 68th Battle of GoldsMoratuwa Stadium
9/10 MarchSt. Sylvester’s vs Vidyartha – 58th Battle of BabesPallekelle Stadium
9/10 MarchColombo Hindu vs Jaffna Hindu – 9th Battle of the HindusJaffna Hindu Grounds
16/17 MarchDS Senanayake vs Mahanama – 12th Battle of GoldP. Sara Oval
16/17 MarchSri Sumangala vs Moratu Vidyalaya – 66th Battle of the GoldsMoratuwa Stadium
16/17 MarchRichmond vs Mahinda – 113th Lovers QuarrelGalle Stadium
16/17 MarchDharmaraja vs Kingswood – 112th Battle of Maroons (Kandy)Pallekelle Stadium
23/24 MarchLumbini vs Bandaranayake – 5th Battle of the Ever GreenP. Sara Oval
23/24/25 MarchSt.Servatius’ vs St.Thomas’ – 118th Battle of Blues (South)Uyanwatta
30/31 MarchDharmapala vs Rahula Matara – 7th Battle of the Golden LionsUyanwatta
1/2 AprilSri Devananda vs Dharmasoka – 51st Battle of BluesMoratuwa
7/8 AprilSt. John’s vs Ananda Shastralaya – 22nd Battle of Sri JayawardenapuraR. Premadasa

Limited Over Fixtures – 2018

Match DateBig MatchVenue
24th FebruaryLoyola vs Christ King – 1st One Day EncounterP. Sara Oval
04th MarchThurstan vs Isipathana – 38th One Day EncounterP. Sara Oval
11th MarchSt.Sebastian’s vs Prince of Wales – 33rd One Day EncounterMoratuwa Stadium
11th MarchMaliyadeva vs St.Anne’s – 35th Battle of the RocksWelegedara stadium
17th MarchRoyal vs S. Thomas’ – 43rd One Day EncounterSSC Grounds
17th MarchTrinity vs St.Anthony’s – Sir Bernard Aluwihare TrophyKatugasthota
17th MarchSt. Sylvester’s vs VidyarthaAsgiriya Stadium
18th MarchAnanda vs Nalanda – 44th One Day EncounterSSC Grounds
24th MarchSt.Joseph’s vs St Peter’s – 44th One Day EncounterSSC Grounds
24th MarchRichmond vs Mahinda – One Day EncounterGalle Stadium
24th MarchDS Senanayake vs Mahanama -12th One Day EncounterR.Premadasa stadium
25th MarchKalutara Vidyalaya vs Tissa Central – 10th One Day EncounterPanadura Grounds
25th MarchDharmaraja vs Kingswood – 28th Hill Country One Day EncounterPallekelle Stadium
1st AprilDharmapala vs Rahula Matara – 7th Battle of the Golden LionsUyanwatta
4th AprilLumbini vs Bandaranayake – 5th Battle of the Ever GreenR.Premadasa stadium

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Mahinda Richmond Clash
Lovers Quarrel Score
Dharmasoka Devananda Clash

·        Royal–Thomian (1879 – present)
·        Dharmaraja–Kingswood (1893 – present)
·        Central–St.John (North) (1901 – present) (interrupted)
·        Richmond–Mahinda (1905 – present)
·        Trinity-Anthony’s (1914–present)
·        Ananda-Nalanda (1924 – present)
·        St Peter's-St. Joseph's (1933 – present)
·        Maliyadeva-St. Anne's (1959 – present)
·        Thurstan-Isipathana (1964–present)
·        Royal Panadura-St. John's(1992–present)
·        Royal Wayamba -Sir John Kotalawala (2005-present)

The 89th Battle of Maroons Big Match cricket encounter between Ananda and Nalanda College will take place at the SSC ground on March 3  and 4, 2018. The One Day Encounter is on 18th March at SSC Ground Colombo.

The Big Match cricket encounter between Mahanama and DS will take place at the P saravanamuttu ground on March 22  and 23 2013. The One Day Encounter is on 30th March at SSC Ground Colombo.

The 113th Lovers' Quarrrel the Big Match cricket encounter between Mahinda College Galle - MCG and Richmand College  will take place at the Galle Stadium on March 16  and 17 , 2018. 

The Richmond–Mahinda Cricket Encounter is an annual cricket big match played between the first XI cricket teams of Richmond College and Mahinda College in Galle, Sri Lanka. It is one of the longest cricket match series in Sri Lanka, having been played for 113 years. The match is also known as the "Lovers' Quarrel" in public and it is played at the Galle International Stadium. Lovers' Quarrel was begun in 1905.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

University Aptitude Test , exams & other details released. Apply before deadline

University Aptitude Test Exam Results Details විශ්ව විද්‍යාල බුද්ධි පරීක්ෂණය ප්‍රවේශ අභියෝගතා පරීක්ෂණය
2017/ 2018 University Aptitude Test Details - විශ්ව විද්‍යාල බුද්ධි පරීක්ෂණය ප්‍රවේශ අභියෝගතා පරීක්ෂණය

Applications are invited for the Aptitude Test from candidates who posses at least the minimum requirements for admission to Sri Lankan Universities under the Handbook details. Read newspapers & Visit relevant universities website for more details including closing dates & deadlines

Please forward your application for the Aptitude Tests of the Academic Year 2017/2018 to the relevant Universities responding to the paper advertisements.
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Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
& Vavunia Campus
Information & Communication Technology
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Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
Physical Education
Sports Science & Management
Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka
Computer Science & Technology
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Industrial Information Technology
Entrepreneurship & Management
Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management
University of the Visual & Performing Arts
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Drama & Theatre
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University of Colombo School of Computing
Information Systems
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Friday, January 26, 2018

O/L Exam Results Release March 28

2017 O/L Results Will release March 28.
2017 O/L Results Will release March 28. Paper marking for the GCE Ordinary Level examination has commenced.  2017 O/L Exam Results will Release website. If Website slow due to web Traffic, Use below website or or check via SMS.
අ.පො.ස. සාමාන්‍ය පෙළ විභාගය ප්‍රතිඵල  පහ ශ්‍රේණියේ ශිෂ්‍යත්ව විභාග ප්‍රතිඵල උසස් පෙළ විභාගය ප්‍රතිඵල
A/L , O/L ප්රතිඵල විභාග  දෙපාර්ත මේන්තුවේ නිල වෙබ් අඩවිය වන , වෙත පිවිස ලබාගත හැක.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

University Academic Year admission deadline extended till February 2nd

University Academic Year admission deadline extended till February 2nd2017/2018 University Academic Year students admission deadline extended till February 2nd. 

Good news for students. 

University Handbook Released January 5.
Deadline / Closing date is February 2

විශ්ව විද්යාල රවේශ අත්පොත January 05 නිකුත් කර 

Campus Handbook for University entrance has been printed in three languages and released January 5 to island-wide agents & bookshops. Students can buy book for Rs. 500.  Apply via Online UGC official website. Read book carefully and apply online.

UGC says Students can Only apply through the Internet this time (Only Apply via Online). After that Registration printout should enclosed to the Envelope provided with Handbook and should be send via registered post to UGC.

Students can use "Nenasala Centers" for online registration purposes freely.

Student can apply Click Here

University HandBook Distribution Agents District wise - Click

Process of calling for university applications for new academic year will begin from January 5th. Deadline is February 2nd. 

Campus HandBook (විශ්ව විද්‍යාල ප්‍රතිපාදන කොමිෂන් සභාව නිකුත් කර ඇති විශ්ව විද්‍යාල අත්පොත) RELEASE January 5.

2017/2018 University Academic Year students read this full article. (Important)

Handbook Released January 5!

Deadline / Closing Date February 2
Z Score Release June!
No Leadership Training !
Campus Starts November !

විශ්ව විද්යාල රවේශ අත්පොත January නිකුත් කර ඇත. මෙවර එම ප්රවේශ අත්පොත ඉතා සරලව සකස් කර ඇති අතර  පිළිබඳව පුවත් පත් මගින් ප්රචාරයක් ලබාදීමට  විශ්වවිද්යාල ප්රතිපාදන කොමිසන් සභාව පියවර ගෙන තිබෙනවා.
විශ්ව විද්යාල ප්රවේශ අත්පොත වෙළෙඳපලට නිකුත් වීමත් සමගම එය අන්තර්ජාලයට  එක් කරන බවයි විශ්ව විද්යාල ප්රතිපාදන කොමිෂන් සභාව සඳහන් කළේ.

මෙවර බදවා ගන්නා ශිෂ් සංඛ්යාව විසිහත් දහසකි. විශ්ව විද්යාල 15 ක් සහ උසස් අධ්යාපන ආයතන 18 ක් සදහායි.  ඔන්ලයින් රමයට අයදුම් කළ හැකිවීම මෙවර ඇති විශේෂත්වයක්.

Students can Apply & download details Click Here

University HandBook Distribution Agents District wise - Click

Full Article - Click Here >>>

Sri Lanka Higher Education Ministry sources says that the students who are qualified for the 2018 University Academic year based on 2017 A/L results will be admitted to campuses before the end of 2018.

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About 27,000 students will be enrolled for this academic year. Several new subject streams to be introduce this year.

Z Score Cut off marks for the 2017/2018 university academic year will released before June Month.

Z score cut off marks of Past years can be obtained from web Site or

If you want to get an idea whether you have selected to University or not, just follow last years’ Z Score attached abow. 

But this will Not exactly tell you, that you would select for this year. Also you can get an idea by comparing your Island Rank & District Rank with a friend or student who selected campus for earlier Academic year. 

Please consider these options only an indication. To know it exactly whether you selected university or not, students have to wait till Z Score officially release.

Here we, "Lanka University News" has forecast Re scrutiny, University Handbook issuing & Z score Cut off marks releasing dates. Lanka University News will update details as soon as we get the exact information.

Students those who have issues and problems with University Entrance, can get further details using below mentioned HOT LINES & Telephone numbers.

Students - 1919, Call 011-2695301,011-2695302, 011-2692357 or 011-2678731  & Get Experts' Advises to Higher Education & University related Issues.

Don’t hesitate to call UGC or Higher Education Ministry to get detail as they are very friendly and helpful. Students can get expert advice and can solve your all academic problems.

UGC asked students to read newspapers regularly to know about Aptitude Test and exam details.

University Entrance process will be as follows. 

  1. A/L Results release
  2. University Hand Book release
  3. Buy University handbook & read it carefully
  4. Online Registration & Send print out via post to UGC
  5. Based on students’ desired course students have to apply for Aptitude tests after publishing on national newspapers. 
  6. Sit for Aptitude Tests depend on their selected courses. Then aptitude test results will released by relevant universities.
  7. Re-scrutinized / Re- correction A/Level results release. 
  8. Z score cut off marks will be release
  9. University Registration via online
  10. Students will receive selected Course & University

After University Admission Lettersstudents will receive Campus Registration Forms, Mahapola / Bursary Applications, Hostel Registration forms and Medical Forms.

Contact UGC for more information 011-2695301,011-2695302, 011-2692357 or 011-2678731