UGC increases University admittance by 10,000

2020-10-31 at 11:20

The University Grants Commission says 41,500 students will be granted university entrance at the next intake.

Chairman of the Commission Professor Sampath Amaratunge said students who sat the 2019 Advanced Level Examination will receive entrance.

He added the UGC has increased the number of students admitted to universities, by 10,000 compared to last year.

Accordingly, the increased admissions will be granted to 371 students to enter Medical Faculties and 405 students for Engineering Faculties.