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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.
        The main campus of the University is located in Thirunelvely in Jaffna (pop. ~110 000) in a 43 acre campus.


Photo Gallery
Images of the buildings of the University of Jaffna. The main buildings of the University are located at Thirunelvely.
Ramanathan Hall, the administrative building is the oldest bulding in the University. The building, shown in this image was part of Parameswara College.
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Jaffna Public Library Image of the Jaffna Public Library being re-built
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© Dominic Sansoni, Colombo.




Alumni News - Like to hear from past students and staff of the University;
Please send e-mail to alumni@jaffnauniv.8m.com


Dr. S. Kandiah Memorial Fund Support Research at Jaffna
Financial support is provided to students and staff at the University of Jaffna, to conduct research projects aimed at addressing problems of local interest. 


 


University Alumni Data base under development
An alumni registry is being created. If you were a student/ staff of the University of Jaffna, and would like to register your name and  details, please send an Email with details.



Links to University of Jaffna Related Articles
Civil War in Sri Lanka Cripples U. of Jaffna and Leaves Few Options for Its Graduates
Marion Lloyd, Chronicle of Higher Education, Sept. 1998.
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