For the first time in the history, a position of Deputy principal was created by the Board of directors of Jaffna College. Mr. Anton Chandren Francis is the first appointed to this post from 09th November 2016. He is an alumnus joined the Tutorial staff of the college in 1994. He hods B.A Degree and obtained a distinction pass at the post graduate Diploma in Education from the Jaffna University. He has also completed a M.A Programme in cultural studies with a merit pass at the Jaffna University.The Board of Directors appointed him as one of the Co-junior vice principal of the college from March 12th 2009 and Co-vice principal on 29th March 2010. The Board of Directors of Jaffna College elevated his status to Grade 1 special post considering his contributions to the college as from 22nd January 2012.