Quality Assurance Council

Acting Director: Prof.Kalyani Perera

105th SC on QA @ UGC

The 105th Meeting of standing Committee on QA held on 14.07.2020 @ 9.00 am.

This website.....

CQA wishes to receive constructive comments on the contents of this website from staff and students to improve it further. Drop your suggestions to the mail: iqau@univ.jfn.ac.lk


2. IQAC Bylaws -

The copies of Bylaws for the Internal Quality Assurance Cells approved by the Senate are available at the IQAU office and can get the copies on request.

The CQA Website is connected to the QAC website of UGC

University of Jaffna is now a member of United Nations Academic Impact


UGC has advised to transform all the existing study programs into the Sri Lanka Qualifications Frame Work (SLQF). All the new Study Programs have to be based on SLQF and should obtain approval from UGC. Your cooperation in this regard is very much awaited.


Internal Review of the study Programs:

All the study programs have to have internal review to evaluate themselves strength and weaknesses to improve further. This is an inner cyclic process and it could be done within the period of external review. Those recommendations of internal review could be considered to rectify the weaknesses and thereafter formal external review could be held in 5 year cycle. Further information can be obtained from IQAU office.

Copies available @ CQA Office

1. PR Manuals -

Program Review Manuals (photocopied) are available at CQA office and those require these manuals for writing SER for PR can make a request through the respective faculty Coordinator /IQAC to CQA office.

2. Sri Lanka Qualifications Frame work [SLQF}

Photo copies of SLQF (English, Tamil and Sinhala versions are available) for distribution.

Program Reviews 2020 Site visits completed

Agriculture - Completed

Allied Health Sciences

B.Sc in Nursing - completed

B.Sc in Pharmacy- Draft Report Received for verification.

B.Sc in MLS - completed

Medicine - completed

Siddha Medicine - Completed


Program Review in 2020

SERs of all programs submitted to QAC-UGC

Sciences (3 Study Programs)

Applied Sciences (3 Study Programs)



IR of UoJ - 2018

Institutional Review of UoJ - Final report received from UGC and the action plan is under preparation.


Ranking of Universities

Webometrics Ranking - 7th Rank in Sri Lanka

"One Step Ahead" - Progress is satisfactory.

Join us in a Mission of “One Step Ahead” by uploading all the staff members academic information into the University webpage. This is one of the Recommendations of COL RIM

Create and edit your official webpage

  • All academic staff members are encouraged to create your webpage and later link with the University webpage.

  • Pl send a mail to Dr.E.Y. Charles [ charles.ey@univ.jfn.ac.lk ] or Dr.(Mrs) K. Chandrasekar (library@univ.jfn.ac.lk)to send you a University gmail account and password. The e.mail will appear as ................. your name@univ.jfn.ac.lk

  • After obtaining the g.mail account follow the procedure given - Click here

Institutional Review

The University of Jaffna received

  • Final edited Institutional Review Report on 30.12.2019.

  • Final draft review report of Institutional Review (IR) from the QAC on 15.3.2019. Preparation of the action plan is in progress

1. Circulation of Final IR Review report to all academic staff in progress

2. Discussion on the Final IR review report on IQAU meetings

3. 1st Special IQAU meeting on 15.08.2019 discussion on the recommendations and their implementation of IR 2011, COLRIM (2013) & IR 2018.

4. 2nd Special Meeting to finalize the action plan of the recommendation of IR 2918 will be scheduled soon

Program Reviews

  • 2020: Site visits of B.Pharmacy (6 January), B.Sc in Medical Laboratory Sciences (7 January) and MBBS (27-29 Janu) Completed. Nursing scheduled (03 Feb), Agriculture (10 Feb) and Siddha Medicine (10 Feb).

  • 2019: Program reviews for the Medical Sciences, Allied Health Sciences, Siddha Medicine (Indigenous Medicine) and Agriculture in 2019. SERs of Agriculture, Siddha Medicine Medicine and Allied Health Sciences were submitted and preparing for site visits.

  • 2018 : Program reviews reports received .

1st-3rd, October 2018: Faculty of Arts ( Fine arts - RAFA - Music, Dance and Drama & Theater), Commerce reports received

25th - 27th October 2018 : Faculty of Business studies. Business Studies reports received

26-29 November, 2018 - Law

  • 2017 : Program reviews of Faculty of Arts (Social Sciences and Humanities)were held in 2017. 3rd Site visit of the Reviewers was held from 15-17 November, 2017.

As per the Commission Circular No 09/2019, dated 07.10.2019 the Internal Quality Assurance Unit (IQAU) is renamed as Centre for Quality Assurance (CQA).

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Exposure visit of UGC team to Edinburgh Napier University organized by British Council, during 16-21 June, 2019 to learn about the Quality Assurance and Accreditation system in UK and at Scotland.

Institutional Review site visit was held during 8th to 13th October, 2018

Program Review- Review Team Site Visit to RAFA and Faculty of Management studies and Commerce on 01.10.2018

Participation of Sri Lankan delegates to the 11th INQAAHE Biennial Forum - 2018 at Mauritius during 2-4 May, 2018

Meeting with Professor Andrew George (Deputy Vice-Chancellor) and Professor Rakesh Kanda (Vice Dean International) of Brunel University London regarding academic collaboration between University of Jaffna and Brunel University London on 11.02.2018, Sunday at Hilton Hotel, Colombo.

Handing over ceremony taken place on 30.01.2018 at the Board Room of University of Jaffna. Prof Selva, Mr.Packiyasothy (Secretary to the Ministry of National integration and Reconciliation, Dr.Mrs.Ganeshamoorthy, Dr.Surendrakumarn (Community Medicine) Dean/Engineering, Head/Interdisciplinary studies, all other staff, DR/Administration, and staff members were participated.

Hands on training on "Creating Webpage to the administrative sections" and editing the webpage to deliver updated information to the students, staff and the University Community was held on 23.01.2018 at the Computer Unit at 1st floor of the Library @ 1.30 - 4.00 pm. Dr.E.Y.Charles addressed the session and created e-mails to the admin sections and the staff . Director /IQAU conducted the training subsequently.


Institute of Engineers of Sri Lanka (IESL) team visited on 09-10 January 2018 to review the Study program of Bachelors of Engineering for recognition.

The Site visit of Program Review Panel for the Faculty of Arts held on 10.01.2018

Discussion with Prof.Uma Coomarasamy, QA Advisor and the member of IR & PR manual preparation was held on 08.01.2018, at 1.30 pm at the Faculty of Graduate studies of University of Jaffna

Workshop on Strategic Plan and Annual Plan by Prof. Gamini Seneviratne on 16.12.2017 at Faculty of Graduates studies, University of Jaffna.

To view the ppt slides - Click here

Program Review for the Arts - Panel 3 the site visit held 15-17 November 2017.

Photos show the discussion of Reviewers with Vice- Chancellor