Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Engineering Faculty of Peradeniya University closed indefinitely
Tue, Jul 17, 2018, 11:26 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 17, Colombo: The Vice Chancellor of Peradeniya University has decided to indefinitely close its Engineering Faculty from 6:00 am today due to a crisis situation arisen with conducting exams.

Vice Chancellor Professor Upul Dissanayake said the faculty will be closed until further notice and all the students must leave the university before 2.00 pm today.

According to the Vice Chancellor in order to sit for the exams 80 percent attendance is required for every student and 97 percent of students who are sitting for the exams now has fulfilled this requirement.

However, 3 percent of the students have not fulfilled this condition and furthermore three students have not participated in lectures at all.

The crisis situation has arisen since the students demand to remove the 80 percent attendance requirement and allow every student to sit for the exams.

The Vice Chancellor said it was decided to close the faculty until an appropriate decision is reached after prompt discussions with the administrative council.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
President donates Rs.one million to Thebuwana Police Sergeant Sanath Gunawardena
-- [26 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka looking to restrict non-essential imports to face current economic challenges
-- [59 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan President reaffirms government's commitment to eliminate malnutrition
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's manufacturing, services sectors slow down in September 2018
-- [2 hours ago]
MP Wimal Weerawansa files petition against Counter-Terrorism bill
-- [3 hours ago]
Ali Roshan and six others summoned before Special High Court over illegal possession of elephants
-- [4 hours ago]
Diplomats enlightened on Sri Lanka's Economy, foreign policy
-- [4 hours ago]
Pakistan HC in Sri Lanka re-launches official website
-- [5 hours ago]
Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Sanath Jayasuriya responds to corruption charges
Office on Missing Persons Colombo meeting today

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.