Jaffna University to admit only Tamil students
[TamilNet, Monday, 06 November 2006, 03:02 GMT]
Sinhalese and Muslim students will not be admitted to the University of Jaffna for the Academic Year 2006-2007 due to prevailing unstable security situation, and only Tamil students will be admitted , University Grant Commission sources said Monday.
Muslim and Sinhalese students admitted in Jaffna University for the Academic Year 2004-2005 left Jaffna, and had been enrolled in the universities in the south of the country due to security situation.
Sinhalese and Muslims would be admitted in the Jaffna University once the peace environment in the North East is ensured, UGC sources said.
This academic year 1905 Tamil students would be admitted to the Jaffna University to follow 20 disciplines.
100 seats are allocated for Medicine, 60 for Agriculture, 100 for Biology, 250 for Physical Science, 150 for Management Studies and rest for other disciplines, UGC sources said.