General Information

Admission to the Faculty


Admission of students to undergraduate courses in university is done by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The policies, procedures and requirements for the admission of students to universities each year are determined by the UGC in keeping with the admission policy of the government. Applications from eligible candidates on forms provided for this purpose are invited by the UGC through notice published in the newspapers. Details relating to admission for each year may be obtained from the Rules relating to Admission to Undergraduate Courses in Universities, published by the UGC annually. The UGC is the sole authority which decides to which university students are assigned and to what courses of studies they are admitted.


Admission of students to courses other than undergraduate programs is by the university concerned. Such courses may be Certificate, Diploma or Post-Graduate courses of studies provided by the individual universities with the concurrence of the UGC.


Registration


All students selected for admission to the university, are required to register themselves with the University to which they are admitted, before commencing their course of studies each academic year.


Registration Procedures


All new entrants should forward the following documents together with their application form duly completed:

  • Five copies of recent passport size photographs of the student, with the applicant's name written clearly on the reverse of each photograph.

  • Paying-in-voucher bearing the bank seal as proof for the payment of fees prescribed by the university. Payments should be made to the credit of the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, account No. 11800, People's Bank, Addalaichenai, through the branch of the People's Bank.

  • riginals of the birth certificate and the G.C.E (O/L) and G.C.E. (A/L) examination certificates. (Please note that these certificates will not be returned until the termination of their course of study).

  • Medical examination form.

  • If hostel accommodation is required, an application form for hostel accommodation should be duly completed.


Effect of Registration


Any student who completes registration and thereby becomes a registered student of the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka is bound by the By-laws, Rules & Regulations of the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka and is forbidden to register for any other undergraduate course in any other universities in Sri Lanka.


Issue of Student Record Book and Identity Card


On completion of registration formalities, the University will issue to every student a Student's Record Book and an Identity Card bearing his/her photograph duly embossed with the seal of the university. Every student shall carry his/her record book or identity card whilst in the university premises, and shall produce such record book or identity card when called upon to do so by any member of the academic, administrative or security staff of the university.


Renewal of Registration


All Students who continue their course of studies during their second and subsequent years are required to renew their registration at the commencement of each academic year on or before the dates notified. Forms for renewal of registration are made available at the office of the Senior Assistant Registrar (Academic & Exams) and at the Information Desk in the Administration Block. The form for renewal is duly completed together with the following documents and should be sent to the Senior Assistant Registrar (Academic & Exams) on or before the closing date specified:


  • The Student,s Record Book.
  • Paying-in-voucher bearing the bank seal as proof for the payment of fees prescribed by the university.
  • If hostel accommodation is required, an application form for hostel accommodation should be duly completed.