As a GCE A/L technology stream student, If you’re considering pursuing a degree in engineering (ET) or biosystems (BST) technology in Sri Lanka, you’ll want to know which universities have the best technology faculties.
Based on the Colombo district Z-Scores for 2021 A/L released by UGC for 2022-2023 University admission, here are the top engineering (ET) and bio-systems (BST) degree programs in Sri Lanka:
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (ET)
Bachelor of Engineering Technology Honours BET (Hons) degree programmes
Based on Colombo district Z-score values released by UCG for 2021 A/L, the top universities for engineering technology ET are the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, University of Colombo, University of Kelaniya, University of Ruhuna, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, University of Jaffna, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka, and Rajarata University of Sri Lanka.
|1||University of Sri Jayewardenepura||1.9921|
|2||University of Colombo||1.7728|
|3||University of Kelaniya||1.6822|
|4||University of Ruhuna||1.3333|
|5||Wayamba University of Sri Lanka||1.3078|
|6||University of Jaffna||1.1695|
|7||Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka||1.1473|
|8||Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka||1.1459|
|9||Rajarata University of Sri Lanka||1.1406|
BIOSYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY (BST)
Bachelor of Biosystems Technology Honours BBST (Hons) degree programmes
For biosystems technology, the top universities are the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, University of Colombo, University of Ruhuna, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, University of Jaffna, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, and Eastern University, Sri Lanka.
|1||University of Sri Jayewardenepura||2.0424|
|2||University of Colombo||1.7455|
|3||University of Ruhuna||1.5056|
|4||Wayamba University of Sri Lanka||1.4581|
|5||Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka||1.2960|
|6||Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka||1.2310|
|7||Rajarata University of Sri Lanka||1.2141|
|8||University of Jaffna||0.9139|
|9||South Eastern University of Sri Lanka||0.6830|
|10||Eastern University, Sri Lanka||0.6223|
It’s worth noting that these rankings are based on Z-score values for the 2021 A/L examination. A higher Z-score generally indicates high popularity among students for the course. However, it’s always a good idea to do your own research and consider other factors, such as distance to the university from your home, and the specific programs and resources offered at each university, before making a final decision.