General information and fees

Admission

 

  • Admission to Undergraduate Course – The University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka selects students for all medical schools in Sri Lanka on the basis of their performance in the G.C.E (A/L) examination held by the Department of Examination, Sri Lanka.
  • 100 students are admitted each year to the Jaffna Medical Faculty

Degrees awarded

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery [MBBS] (Jaffna)for candidates who complete the Medical Curriculum successfully and Bachelor of Medical Sciences [BMSc] for those who wish to opt out after Second Examination for Medical Degrees.

Obligation of the Curriculum

 The curriculum is guided by the Subject Benchmark Statement in Medicine, published by the CVCD in October 2004 and the Prescribed Standards for Undergraduate Medical Education of the Sri Lanka Medical Council.

Medium of instruction

The course is conducted entirely in English.

Course Duration

  • .Duration of the entire course is five years followed by one year of Internship.  Each academic year consists of three terms of ten to thirteen weeks each.  End of each term will be determined by completion of the teaching / learning activities allocated for that term.

Teaching & Evaluation

  • Lectures and Practical classes are conducted in the Faculty.   Lectures for the Final year students are conducted in the clinical lecture hall at the Teaching Hospital.  About 95% of the clinical course is conducted at the Teaching Hospital, Jaffna.  Base Hospital, Thellippalai which is about 16 kilometres from the Faculty and the Chest Clinic, Jaffna are regular teaching facilities for psychiatry and chest diseases respectively.   Preventive aspects are taught in the Community Medicine Project area at Kokuvil and Kondavil.  The students are encouraged to go to wider areas for community programs.

Number of attempts at the examination

  • Each student is allowed a maximum period of 10 years for the course.  Maximum number of attempts at the examination is restricted to four in the first examination for Medical Degrees and six in others.

FEES

The following fees are payable by Sri Lankan students admitted to the Medical course.

New admission and Registration                   

Rs.

Registration fee                                   150.00

Medical fee                                           100.00

Laboratory Deposit                            100.00

Student’s guide Book                         25.00

Faculty Hand Book                            25.00

 

 Renewal of Registration

 

Registration fee                                     100.00

Medical fee                                             50.00

 

Examination Fee

First Examination for Medical Degrees

Complete examination                         200.00

Single subject                                         50.00

 

Second Examination for Medical DegreesPart I

Complete examination                         100.00

Single subject                                         50.00

 

Second Examination for Medical Degrees Part II

Complete examination                         200.00

Single subject                                         50.00

 

Final Examination for Medical Degrees

Complete examination                         200.00

Single subject                                         50.00

 

Course Fee For repeat students

Course fee per subject per year            200.00

 

Electives                                             

For Foreign candidates                         US $ 55 (Per week)