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Monday, September 3, 2012

Sri Lanka Supreme Court ordered to admit 5609 students for universities


Updated: 12-09-2012
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Sri Lanka Supreme Court ordered UGC to admit 5609 additional Students for local Universities after solving the Z score Crisis. Due to this additional intake, about 27000 students would be admitted to Sri Lankan Universities for the next academic year scheduled to start by October this year which is 25% increase than normal intake.

03-09-2012 News
Sri Lanka Supreme Court ordered to University Grant Commission (UGC) to re calculate District and Island Rank and re issue the ranks again.
Also Supreme Court directed UGC to admit additional Students for local Universities. Consequently 4928 students will be admitting for the next academic year.
The final report on the controversial Z-scores handed over to the Supreme Court today by UGC. President's Counsel Faiz Mustapha is appearing for the UGC.
The court gave the order after hearing the petition filed by students those who failed to enter universities due to wrong calculation of results of university entrance examination(GCE A/L) held 2011.

Due to this additional intake, 27000 students would be admitted to Sri Lankan Universities for the next academic year scheduled to start by October this year. About 22000 students enrolled to universities last year. Only 21,111 students were selected to Universities in 2010 while it was 20,270 students in year 2009.
All Universities scheduled to admit students for 2011/2012 academic year on October this year but seems it will be delayed due to Z score crisis. Before entering in to the universities every student should follow a three months compulsory full time Special English and IT course. The above course will not commence this year but the Leadership Training Program will be held. Meanwhile Higher Education Minister S B Dissanayake said that throughout the last year 80% of ragging was curbed due to the strict measures taken and it will be eradicate very soon.