Admission to the University


Minimum Requirements for the Admission of BA Degree


Admissions can be obtained those who are less than 28 years of Buddhist Monks and Lay, male students, those who passed G.C.E (Advanced Level) Examination and Pracheena Madyama Examination in the requested year. Enrollment is done based on the results of the interview, Z- Score marks and results of Pracheena Madyama Examination.

The applicant must pass three subjects in G.C.E (Advanced Level) Examination in the requested year with Buddhist related Subjects (Buddhist Civilization/ Buddhism) and Pali Language with more than 30% marks for General Knowledge Paper.

Or

The applicant must pass three subjects in G.C.E (Advanced Level) Examination in the requested year with Sanskrit or History or Sinhala Language and Pali Language with more than 30% marks for General Knowledge Paper.

Or

If the applicant is unable to sit for the G.C.E (Advanced Level) Examination in the requested year, then the applicant must pass three subjects in G.C.E (Advanced Level) Examination in  Buddhist related Subjects (Buddhist Civilization/ Buddhism) and a Language with more than 30% marks for General Knowledge Paper and at least one requirement should be fulfilled in regarding the Pali Language.

Passed Pali Language in Prachina Prarambha Examination

Passed Pali Language in Piriven Final Examination

Passed Pali Language in G.C.E (Ordinary Level) Examination

Passed Diploma in Pali offered by Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka

Passed Baudhdha Dharmacharya Examination

Or

Passed G.C.E (Advanced Level) Examination in the requested year and Prachina Madhyama Examination and obtained more than 30% marks for General Knowledge Paper.

Sanskrit Special Intake

Limited Applicants those who fulfilled above requirements with a pass for the Sanskrit language in G.C.E (Advanced Level) Examination in the requested year are enrolled for the Sanskrit Special Intake. Those students must study Sanskrit Language for their degree program and do not allow to change for other subjects.

Courses


Subjects to be selected for First Examination of the Bachelor of Arts Degree

Compulsory Subjects

1.         Pali Language and Literature

            and 

2.         Buddhist Philosophy or Buddhist Culture

Out of the followings, only three subjects should be selected

i.          Religious Studies and Comparative Philosophy/ Community     Leadership

ii.         Archaeology/ Buddhist Psychology and Counseling

iii.        Sanskrit

iv.        Sinhala

v.         English

vi.        Japanese/ French/ Chinese/ Korean/ Hindi/ Tamil

Five subjects including Pali and Buddhist Philosophy or Buddhist Culture should be selected for Fist Year.

Except for those five subjects, all students are compulsory to study below two subject units.


    1. Certificate Course in Buddhist Counseling
    2. Compulsory English Course

(Sinhala medium students must follow “Compulsory English Course” which is offered by Department of English Language Teaching and English medium students must follow “Preliminary Course in English” which is offered by Department of English)

Subjects for English Medium
Subjects for Sinhala Medium
 
  1. Pali
  2. Buddhist Philosophy
  3. Buddhist Culture
  4. Religious Studies and Comparative Philosophy
  5. Sanskrit
  6. English
  7. Archaeology (First year only)
  8. Buddhist Psychology and Counseling
  9. Community Leadership
  10. Japanese
  11. French
  12. Chinese
  13. Korean
  14. Hindi
  15. Tamil
 
  1. Pali
  2. Buddhist Philosophy
  3. Buddhist Culture
  4. Archaeology
  5. Sanskrit
  6. Sinhala
  7. Religious Studies and Comparative Philosophy
 


Courses and Registration for Degrees

  •  The following courses are conducted by this University for awarding Degrees.  The students selected for higher education based on the results of the G.C.E. (Advanced Level) Examination will be registered for the First Examination in Arts.  Subsequently, they are admitted to either for B.A. (General) or B.A. (Special) Degree courses.  All expenses for conducting these courses together with other related expenditure will be borne by the Government under its free education policy.
  • The Internal Degree Courses being conducted by the University and their Duration;

First Degree Courses

  • Bachelor of Arts (General) Degree Programme: 03 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts (Special) Degree Programme: 04 Years

Registration for Courses

  • Every student selected for admission to the University should be registered first as an internal student of the University.   Subsequently, at the commencement of each academic year, the registration should be renewed.  The registration of the first-year students who do not attend lectures for a period of one month from the commencement of the academic year will be cancelled.
  • If a student who has been registered is not in a position to attend lectures due to serious ill health, that should be informed to the Medical Officer of the University following which, by a letter addressed to the Dean of the relevant Faculty with the recommendation of the Medical Officer, he/she may apply for deferment of that registration for the next year.  On the recommendation of the relevant Faculty Board, the Senate of the University will take a suitable decision on that request.
  • With the first registration, every student will be issued a Student Record Book which must be kept safely.  Students are required to pay fees and other charges for first registration as well as for extensions of registration in each academic year.  Late applications will be rejected.
  • Students are advised to obtain information on syllabuses and combination of subjects with respect to each course.
  • Students are also advised to seek clarifications from the respective Heads of the Departments if they encounter any problems in the selection of subjects.
  • If it is revealed that any internal student is following a fulltime course conducted by a Higher Educational Institute during the academic period of this University, his/her studentship will be cancelled.
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