University Life

University of Sri Jayewardenepura, most commonly known as “Japura” is a unique and delightful locale. Life at Japura is certainly a most exciting experience that you are ever going to get as a university student.

Student Enrollment

Online Student enrollment process

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Vacancies at University of Sri Jayewardenepura

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Tenders and Notices

Check university tenders and notices.

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Hostel Selected List

List of students selected for the hostels.

List (Updated on 2019 June 14 )
60th Anniversary

60th Anniversary Celebrations

University of Sri Jayewardenepura which was ceremonially opened in  February 1959, celebrates its 60th Anniversary in the year 2019. In commemoration of the 60th Anniversary many programmes are scheduled to be held at the university. 


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Why Choose University of Sri Jayewardenepura?

University of Sri Jayewardenepura has a rich history that dates back to the revival of the country’s oldest education tradition: the ‘Pirivena system’

The university since its inception was partial to evolution and innovation. Today it is the largest university in terms of student population and one that offers a series of interesting course units in a variety of on demand subjects for both local and foreign students.

International Students


As alumni and friends, you are fundamental to the continued success of the university and your involvement and support, whether practical, advisory or financial makes a real difference to the experience of our present and future students.

We welcome our former students (alumni) and friends, including staff and former staff, as well as individuals and organisations with an interest in the institution, to the university community.

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The Innovation, Invention and Venture Creation Council (IIVCC) of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJP), Sri Lanka, is an enterprise which creates a space for the academic world and industry, including the public and private sectors, to work concertedly and collaboratively. By transforming the way they work, and by promoting their innovations, inventions and venture creations, the IIVCC contributes dynamically to the educational, socio-cultural, environmental and economic needs and challenges of the 21st century.

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