The University College of Jaffna was established in 2014 under the University of Vocational
Technology Act No. 31 of 2008, which provides legal provision to establish University
Colleges and operates under ‘University College’ Ordinance, No.1 of 2014, of the University
of Vocational Technology. Accordingly the University College of Jaffna operates as
autonomous body with administration and financial powers.
The University College of Jaffna offers National Diploma (NVQ Level 5) and Higher National
Diploma (NVQ Level 6) courses leading to a degree offered by the UNIVOTEC. This will
facilitate to produce middle level technical personnel and supervisory level personnel in
technology related areas.