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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Move to develop six universities

Daily News 02/08/2011

The government has taken steps to raise the standards of six universities in Sri Lanka up to the international level,said University Grants Commission Chairman Prof. Gamini Samaranayake delivering a speech at the Central Bank Training Institute, Rajagiriya on Friday.

He said the selected universities are Peradeniya, Colombo, Moratuwa, Sri Jayawardenapura, Kelaniya and Ruhuna.

A survey in the Webometrics Global ranking in October in 2010 showed that the Colombo University was ranked 2,185, the Moratuwa University 2,198 and the Peradeniya University 3,005.