New university rankings are released. Sri Lanka has 2 universities in the overall “Times Higher Education” World University Rankings. The TOP highest-ranking university in Sri Lanka is University of Peradeniya, which is ranked at number 401–500 range. University of Colombo 1001+.
Peradeniya University has been included for the first time in the prestigious The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020, with a ranking between 401-500. The Rankings include 1,400 universities in 92 countries.
The rankings, released, placed the University of Colombo at 1,001, which was last year in the 801-1000 category. These are the only two Sri Lankan universities in the list, which placed the University of Oxford, UK at the number one position.
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Meanwhile “Webometrics” new university ranking released. Webometrics also released 2020 /2021 Sri Lankan state & Private Universities, Campuses and Higher Education Institutes World Rankings new edition.
According to the newly released 2020 / 2021 edition, Peradeniya University has become Sri Lanka’s best university again passing Colombo University. Peradeniya university is ranked 1896 th place in the world. Few years ago, Colombo University and Moratuwa universitiy dominated the point tables but last three years Peradeniya campus topped the ranking table.
Colombo Uni secured second place while Moratuwa University listed as 3rd place. Ruhuna dropped to number 4 & Sri Jayewardene University (Japura Campus) dropped to No: 6th place while Kelaniya University jumped to 5th Place. Jaffna University has ranked as 7th Place.
When compared to world ranking, we are still far away (1896) but improved than last year.
Sri Lanka University Rankings 2020/ 2021 edition released.
Sri Lanka government has allowed foreign university students to apply for state universities. Travel and tourism sector is developing in Sri Lanka. Recently Sri Lanka has won many awards and achievements in year 2020 and 2019.