Overall Performance

Nanthi Gold Medal

Founded by well-wishers to felicitate Prof. C. Sivagnanasundram (‘Nanthi’).

Year of founding-1994

Original Endowment Rs.  112,866.68

Funds available as on May 2022: Rs 35,172.42

Awarded for best overall performance at all examinations in the medical course.           

Dr. William Paul Award

Awarded by Mr. A.T.S. Paul, FRCS, and Mr. P.M. Jeyaranjan, Bar-at-Law of Colombo in memory of their grandfather Dr. William Paul.

Year of founding-1989

Original Endowment Rs.  50,000.00

Funds available as on May 2022: Rs 34,930.42

Awarded to the candidate with the best academic record who has also shown a significant contribution to extracurricular activities.

Dr. Rajani Thiranagama Memorial Award

Donated by Dr. Uthayakumaran Somasundaram.

Year of founding- 2014

Original Endowment Rs.300, 000.00

Funds available as on May 2022: Rs 142,700.00

Awarded to the student, who gets the highest points for extracurricular activities throughout his/her medical career at the faculty.

Prof. A. Thurairajah Gold Medal for All-Round Performance

Year of founding- 1998

Original Endowment Rs.  701,000.00

Funds available as on May 2022: Rs 938,826.20

Graduates with First Class or Second Upper Division are eligible to apply for the Gold Medal. Awarded to the applicant (or jointly) who earns the highest aggregate points.

University Prize (Thambiah Muthaliyar Chatram Trust)

Year of founding-1999

Original Endowment Rs.  330,000.00

Funds available as on May 2022: Rs 168,237.41

To be awarded to the best students of all Faculties of the University based on performance at examinations. The details for the Medical Faculty are as follows: Average marks must be 60% or above at the First, Second and Final Examinations for Medical Degrees.