General Information for Students


The admission of undergraduate students to follow degree courses in allied health sciences is made by the University Grants Commission. Selection for admission is based on the results of the GCE (Adv. level) examination conducted by the Department of examinations, Ministry of Education and the demand for vacancies.  Requirements for a candidate to be eligible for admission to the FAHS may vary from time to time and prospective candidates are advised to consult the handbook “Admissions to the Undergraduate Courses in the Universities of Sri Lanka” issued by the UGC.

Record Books

Students must obtain record books on admission to this University from the Registration Branch, which is housed in the Senate Building. This Record Book should be carried by the students at all times and be produced when required

Student Identity card

Students’ Identity card will be issued by this faculty once the students got registered in the university. This Student Identity Card should be carried by the students at all times and be produced when required.


Registration of first year students is done by the Registration Branch and then at the Dean's Office after the Intensive Course in English. Registration of all senior students is done at the beginning of each academic year at the Dean's Office, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences.
Students are required to pay the prescribed fees to the credit of the No.1 or No. 2 Accounts of the University of Peradeniya at any branch of the People's Bank or the Bank of Ceylon respectively, and produce the receipt at the time of registration.
It is the responsibility of the students to get their Record Books endorsed at the Dean's Office when registering for the new Academic Year.

Duration of the Academic year

The course duration of the Academic Year is usually 15 weeks in two semesters.

Absence from Examination

A student who falls ill during examination time should contact the University Medical Office at the University Health Center immediately. If a student falls sick at home or elsewhere, the guardian should inform the Dean of the faculty within seven (7) days by a telegram followed by a letter indicating the nature of the illness, the name of the attending Doctor and a Medical Certificate supporting the illness of the student.
The Medical Certificate should be from one of the following persons:

      • University Medical Office (UMO)
      • District Medical Officer
      • Consultant Specialist in the particular field
      • Head of a Government Base Hospital
      • Medical Superintendent of a Government Ayurvedic Hospital


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