Saturday, February 2, 2013
University Cut-Off Marks Delay
There is a delay in the releasing the 2011 GCE Advanced Level Examination University Entrance Z score cut off marks due to legal procedures.
The cut off marks would be released after those issues were solved. The case would be hear on February 6.Parents and students complained that the cut-off marks had still not been released and they had not yet been informed of another date.University Leadership Training program third batch selected students details are no yet released to the web but the Higher Education Ministry has scheduled to commence it on February 12.
Meanwhile Colombo University Vice Chancellor, Professor Kshanika Hirimburegama, assumed duties as the new Chairman for the University Grants Commission (UGC) from February 1st and LankaUniversity-News hopes she will be involved in this issue immediately and take necessary steps to release the Cut off Marks soon.
Meanwhile University Grants Commission (UGC) has filed papers in the Supreme Court seeking a slight adjustment to the selection of students for practical/aptitude tests, to determine their eligibility to be admitted to the University for the Academic year 2011/2012.
The Supreme Court ordered the UGC to admit 5,609 students in addition to the normal intake. However UGC realized that in some districts, only a few students had obtained the pass marks to be called for the practical, aptitude tests.
The UGC sought the permission of the Court to take students from other districts to make up for the shortage to meet the legal requirement of 5,609 admissions for the academic year, 2011/2012.