The University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJ) calls applications for the Aptitude Test to select candidates to follow B.Sc. Honours in Sports Science & Management degree programme based on results of G.C.E. (A/L) Examination 2019.

To be eligible for admission to the above-mentioned degree programme, candidates should have obtained at least ‘S’ grades in any three subjects at the G.C.E.(A/L) Examination (Please refer the University Admissions Handbook 2019/20).


Applicants should apply online  – Click Here to Apply Online >>

Applicants should pay a fee of Rs. 1,000/= to the Account Number 097-1-001-7-001-4075 (People’s Bank) in favour of University of Sri Jayewardenepura and should upload a copy of the bank slip.

The closing date for the online application submission is 16th July 2020  30th July 2020 .

The Aptitude Test will only be conducted in English Medium.

At the Aptitude Test;

  1. A total of 40% will be given to the Theory Paper which tests knowledge related to the fields of Sports Science and Management via a one and a half hour (1.5 h) written test.
  2. Another 30% will be given for the Practical Test. Practical Test components are: 35 m Sprint, 5×10 m Shuttle run, 1000 m Aerobic run, Standing Broad Jump, Push-ups (Nature of the Push-ups test is same for both male and female candidates) and Sit and Reach Test.

The candidate should produce a valid medical certificate obtained from a licensed medical practitioner before starting the said test.

  1. The balance 30% marks will be given for the candidate’s achievements in International, National, Provincial and school-level level performances of sports.

The schedule for the aptitude test is as follows;

Test Date Time
Written Test 18.08.2020 09.30 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.
Practical Test 18.08.2020 01.00 p.m. – 06.00 p.m.
19.08.2020 08.00 a.m. – 06.00 p.m.
20.08.2020 08.00 a.m. – 06.00 p.m.

The Written Test will be held simultaneously in USJ and Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

The Admission Card and other relevant information regarding the Aptitude Test will be sent to the applicants who have satisfied the admission requirements, through registered post.

For further information, please contact:

Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Applied Sciences, USJ: 011-2881509

Dept. of Sports Science, Faculty of Applied Sciences, USJ: 011-2881530

The Registrar
University of Sri Jayewardenepura


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