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Welcome to the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science consists of the Departments of Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Zoology. The Faculty offers primarily undergraduate courses leading to a three-year Bachelor of Science (General) Degree and four-year Bachelor of Science (Special) Degrees. [more]


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The English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU), located in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, is common to all faculties of the University. It offers academic programmes aiming at developing undergraduate's reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.

Requirement of English Language for obtaining the B.Sc. Degree

In order to obtain the B.Sc. (General) Degree, it is compulsory that students pass Level I and Level II examinations in English. In the case of Bachelor of Science (Special) Degree, in addition to the above levels, they should also obtain a pass in Level III examination.

UTEL (University Test of English Language)

UTEL, which has been introduced to the University system is rather equivalent to the format of the Cambridge University exaqmination. It is compulsary that all students sit for the Level 5 of UTEL whereas the other higher levels are optional

English Courses offered by ELTU

  • Placement Test
  •    All new entrants are expected to sit a placement test and are grouped on the basis of their performance. 
  • Intensive Course in English
  •    The unit offers an intensive course in English for university entrants prior to the commencement of the first
    academic year. The duration of this course is four weeks in this year. 
  • Evaluation Test in English
Students are expected to attend at least 80% of the sessions of the English Intensive Course to qualify to sit the
evaluation test. Those who obtain a minimum of 70% marks at the evaluation test are allowed to sit both Level I
and Level II examinations and attendance of the respective classes is not compulsory.

For more details about offered courses, Please  Download Syllabuse(pdf)