The University Grants Commission will today release the minimum Z-scores for admission to Universities based on the GCE Advanced Level examination of 2006.
The UGC has planned to increase the student intake to universities.
A total of 245,694 candidates had faced the GCE Advanced Level Examination 2006, from May 22 to June 15, 2006 at 1,811 exam centers, island wide.
There were 197,886 school candidates and 47,808 private. Around, 267 exam coordinating centers had been set up to monitor and facilitate the exam.
The special exam centers had been set up in the Kalutara Prison for prisoners, in Tangalle and Ratmalana for blind students, in Kilinochchi, Mulativu and Trincomalee for displaced students.
The UGC said at it may, at the request of the universities concerned, decide to admit a limited number of blind students to courses in Arts and Differently Able students(who are medically certified as disabled) to courses in Arts, Commerce, Biological and Physical Sciences. Only candidates who satisfy the minimum requirements for university admission and the appropriate subject pre-requisites for the relevant course of study will be considered under this special provision, the UGC said.