FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1)Why should I choose to study at the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Jaffna?

The Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Jaffna has high academic standards and a professional career – focused approach to undergraduate and postgraduate programs for achieving its sound vision and mission. It provides various facilities to the students for carrying out their studies matching with international standards.

Most of the academics in the faculty have done their PhD in the national and international universities. More than 75% of our passed out students are working at executive office level in the national and international organizations. Further, we engage with the local, national, and international community and our staff and students work on projects and research with direct and immediate real world applications.

Q2) Where is the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce located and what time does the faculty open?

Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce is located within the main premises of the University of Jaffna at Thirunelvely, Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Opening hours of the faculty office is from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm from Monday to Friday.

Q3) What courses are provided by the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce?

Full time undergraduate courses:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.COM)

Post graduate course:

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management / Master of Business Administration (PGDM / MBA)

Distance learning programme:

  • Bachelor of Business Management (B.B.M)

Diploma course:

    • Diploma in Micro Finance

Q4)What is the general phone number and mailing address for the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce?

Mailing address: Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

Telephone No: (+94) 21 222 3610

E-Mail: deanmsc@jfn.ac.lk

Q5)How can I get the information about recent events organized by the faculty?

All the events organized by the faculty is uploaded to the faculty website soon. Therefore, it can be easy to access using the following web link http://www.maco.jfn.ac.lk

Q6) Can I follow the undergraduate degree courses as a part time?

All internal undergraduate students who are following BBA and BCOM degree should be enrolled as full-time students. Other degrees such as BBM and MBA can be registered as part time.

Q7) How do I get the information about programme structure and syllabus for subjects in each year?

Those information can be found in the student handbook of the faculty. Students can download a latest copy of the Faculty Handbook from the faculty website (use the following link)

http://www.maco.jfn.ac.lk/wpcontent/uploads/2017/06/handbook20152016.pdf

Past students can get it at the dean’s office of the faculty which holds copies of previous Faculty Handbooks.

Q8) How can I choose specific specialization in third year for undergraduate study?

It can be chosen as student’s wishes by raking process. If more students are applied only to one specialization, students GPA for 1st year and 2nd year should be analyzed.

For further information refer faculty students hand book.    

Q9)What types of award of gold medals, prizes and scholarships are provided to the students who are studying at Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce?

  • Professor Alagiah Thurairajah Gold Medal for all round performance at Faculty level and at University level.
  • Somaskanda Emeritus Principal Sangarapillai Veerasingam Memorial Scholarship for specialization in Accounting
  • The Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka Gold Medal for specialization in Accounting
  • The Institute of Charted Accountants of Sri Lanka Gold Medal for specialization in Accounting
  • Somaskanda Emeritus Principal Sangarapillai Veerasingam Memorial Scholarship for specialization in Financial Management
  • Securities Exchange Commission Scholarship for specialization in Financial Management
  • Somaskanda Emeritus Principal Sangarapillai Veerasingam Memorial Scholarship for specialization in Human Resource Management
  • N. Jeevaratnam Memorial Prize for specialization in Human Resource Management
  • Somaskanda Emeritus Principal Sangarapillai Veerasingam Memorial Scholarship for Marketing Management

Q10) How can the students who are studying at the faculty get the solution for their problems regarding studies and other personal issues?

Students can get the assistance from their senior students and academic staff of the faculty. Most of our academic staff have been appointed as student’s counselors with providing special training. Therefore, students can contact them to convey their special issues for getting better solution.