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The University of Jaffna was first established in 1974, as
the Jaffna Campus of the University of Sri Lanka, offering courses in
science and humanities. First batch of 104 students were admitted in
October 1974. In 1978,with the implementation of the universities Act
no. 16 of 1978, it became an independent and autonomous university as the University of Jaffna.
Faculty of Medicine was established at Kaithady in October
of 1978, and 70 students were admitted to it. The Medical faculty was
subsequently moved to join the other faculties on the Thirunelvely site.
The Agriculture faculty was established in Kilinochchi in 1990 and
foundation for Engineering faculty was laid in 1995.
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