2016 / 2017

FAQ

1. Why is it compulsory to apply for university admission online?
It will help to reduce the time lost for processing paper applications, which enable UGC to release cut off marks easily. Safety and security of the online application system is guaranteed by the UGC. It will help to reduce the time lost for processing paper applications, which enable UGC to release cut off marks easily. Safety and security of the online application system is guaranteed by the UGC. It will help to reduce the time lost for processing paper applications, which enable UGC to release cut off marks easily. Safety and security of the online application system is guaranteed by the UGC.
2. How can I get detailed instructions to fill this online application for university admission?

All the instructions are given in the Part Five of the AdmissionsHandbook valid for the Academic year 2016/2017.

Also you can find Tooltips by holding the cursor on i icon in every section of the application. Those tooltips instruct you to fill the application.

Also you can contact Government Information Center through 1919 for more information.

3. What do I need to prepare before registration for this online service?

You need to have;

  • Identity Card used at the G.C.E. (A/L) Examination 2016.
  • Scanned copy of the Identity Card (both sides) used at the G.C.E. (A/L) Examination 2016.If a student has used a certified photograph, should upload a scanned copy of an affidavit certifying the identity instead of the certified photograph.
  • Valid email account
  • Mobile phone number (Mobile Phone Number can be yours/your Father’s/Mother’s/Guardian’s or anybody closer to you)
4. Can everybody register for this online service?

Candidates who have obtained at least “S” Grades in all three approved subjects at G.C.E. (A/L) Examination 2016 can only register for this online system.

5. Who are not eligible to register for this online service?

Candidates who were/are registered as internal students of a Higher Educational Institute as per the Section 1.7 of the Admissions Handbook.

6. Can I use Sinhala or Tamil language to fill the application online?
No. You should fill the application only in English.
7. If Idon’t receive the SMS code
Use the “Regenerate’’ buttonon login page.
8. If Idon’t receive the verification link
Use the “Regenerate’’ button on login page.
9. Do I need to register and complete the application at the same time?
No. you can complete the registration process first. If you wish; you can fill the application later.
10. Do I need to complete all 4 steps of the application at the same time?
No. you can save and logout at any step. Then you can continue later from the step where you stopped.