Six Young Australians Visit Jaffna College

For three weeks in July 2016, Jaffna College welcomed six Australian volunteers who came to contribute to the College’s English Language program.  Some of the volunteers had Sri Lankan heritage and were able to use the visit as an opportunity to improve their...
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English Day Celebrations 2016

The annual Jaffna College English Day Celebration was held on the 17th July 2016 at 10:00 am at Ottley Hall. This is a special occasion every year where all the speeches, recitations, songs and activities are in the English language.  Enthusiastic children prepare and...
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Jaffna College 2016 Prize-giving Ceremony.

Prize-giving ceremony is always an important highlight of the academic year at Jaffna College.  Students, staff, parents, teachers, clergy, Board members and many guests gather in the quadrangle to help celebrate and honour student achievements and progress. In 2016,...
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A Championship Effort!

Jaffna College is pleased to announce that its college senior team of “Villuppaddu” (a Tamil cultural event) won the National level competition championship held among all Sri Lankan schools on 16 July 2016 at Colombo. Villupaddu is story telling through...
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Students and Staff Remember Prof. Balan Chelliah

On Monday the 4th of July, the Jaffna College community held a remembrance function at Ottly Hall under the guidance of principal Rev.Dr.D.S.Solomon. Prof. Balan Chellia resided in Canada. He entered into eternal rest on 2nd. July 2016.  Prof. Balan Chellia is the...
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The 2016 Bunker Memorial Lecture at Jaffna College

The Bunker Memorial Lecture brings to remembrance two American missionaries who made a significant contribution to the life and work of Jaffna College and its students.  Reverend Dr. Sydney K. Bunker and his wife Ruth were missionaries with the American Board of...
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  • Primary School Boys 20%
  • Primary School Girls 19%
  • Junior Secondary Boys 16%
  • Senior Secondary Boys 8%
  • Senior Secondary Girls 8%
  • Advance Level Boys 8%
  • Advance Level Girls 8%

Students Population – 2016

Grade No. On Roll Total
Boys Girls
Primary (Gr. 1 – 5) 256 240 496
Junior Secondary Gr. 6 – 9) 206 164 370
Senior Secondary (Gr. 10 & 11) 102 102 204
Advance Level 103 98 201
 Total 1271