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9th University Grants Commission

His Excellency the President has appointed the 9th University Grants Commission with effect from 04th March, 2015. Prof. Mohan De Silva, former Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardenapura is the Chairman and Prof. P.S.M. Gunaratne, former Dean Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo is the Vice Chairman of the new Commission. Other members of the Commission are Prof. Malik Ranasinghe, former Vice Chancellor, University of Moratuwa, Dr. Wickrema Weerasooriya, Advisor to HE the President, Prof. Hemantha Senanayake, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Prof. R Kumaravadivel and Dr. Ruvaiz Haniffa, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo. Mrs. Pushpa Wellappili serves as the Treasury Representative.  


 

Launching of the Manual for Review of Undergraduate Study Programmes of Sri Lankan Universities and Higher Education Institutions

Manual for Review of Undergraduate Study Programmes of Sri Lankan Universities and Higher Education Institutions was launched on 31st December 2015. A total of 148 senior academic members including 09 Vice Chancellors, 02 Deputy Vice Chancellors, Deans of Faculties, IQAU Directors, Study Programme representatives and trained Institutional Reviewers from the universities participated in addition to the authors of the manual, HETC Director and Consultants, officials of the UGC and Ministry of Higher Education. Lead Education Specialist of the World Bank and the Chairman/UGC were the Guest of Honour and the Chief Guest. Since then, total of 682 manuals had been issued to the Universities, Ministry of Higher Education, UGC and the World Bank Mission acceding to requests.


 

New Year Celebration

The University Grants Commission & the the Ministry of Higher Education organized a function to celebrate the dawn of this new year 2016.

 


 

 
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