Aug 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka's University Grants Commission (UGC) has informed the Supreme Court today that admissions to state universities in the country would not take place until the Z-scores of last year's GCE Advanced level examination are finalized.
The UGC made the disclosure to the Supreme Court of its recolve when a Fundamental Rights petition filed by a group of 33 students was taken up before a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake.
The lawyer representing the respondents has said that a solution for the Z-score issue is currently being worked out.
The petition is to be taken up for hearing again on August 30.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Minister of Higher Education Nandimithra Ekanayake said the government is committed to grant justice to all students affected by the Z-score issue.
According, to the Deputy Minister the government is considering to admit students to the universities under two batches.