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Gold Medals, Prizes and Scholarships awarded at the 31st General Convocation

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University of Jaffna has a large number of endowments in memory of eminent personals. Through these endowments Gold medals, prizes and scholarships are awarded to outstanding students every year. It is customary to award these during the general convocation.

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Gold Medals, Prizes, Scholarships awarded at the thirty first General Convocation held on 19 & 20 January 2015.
Professor Alagiah Thurairajah Gold Medal - 2015
This gold medal is awarded to MR. THEIVENDRAM INDRAKUMAR for the all round performance at University Level.
All round Performance at Faculty Level:
Faculty of Arts MR. THEIVENDRAM INDRAKUMAR
Faculty of Agriculture MISS.DARSHANA PATHMANATHAPILLAI
Faculty of Applied Science No eligible candidates
Faculty of Business Studies No eligible candidates
Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce Ms. GRACE HYACINTH HENSMAN
Faculty of Science MR.SIVASINGHAM ARTHIYAN
Faculty of Agriculture
Prof . Somasundaram Kandiah Endowment Prize - This endowment prize is awarded to Mr.SHANMUGALINGAM VINUJAN for the best overall performance in Agronomy in the award of Degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture -2013
Ratnam Reginold Dharmaratnam Memorial Prize - This prize is awarded to MISS.HAJAROOBA GNANAGOBAL for the best overall performance in the Award of Degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture -2013
Eng .R.Vijayaratnam Memorial Gold Medal - This Gold Medal is awarded to MISS.DARSHANA PATHMANATHAPILLAI for the best overall performance in Agricultural Engineering in the award of Degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture -2013
Late Dr & Mrs C. Jeyaratnam Memorial Gold Medal - This Gold Medals are awarded to MISS RAJEETHA KULASINGAM , who obtained highest OGPA among the students specialized in Agricultural Chemistry and to MISS.PIRATHEEPA JEGATHEESWARAN who obtained highest OGPA among the students specialized in Agricultural Biology in the award of Degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture -2013
Late Mr. Senior Nadarajah Gold Medal - This Gold medal is awarded to MISS.HAJAROOBA GNANAGOBAL who obtained highest OGPA among the students specialized in Animal Science in the Award of Degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture -2013
Allied Health Sciences
Nanthi Memorial Award - This award is awarded to Ms.ShamanthiAnantharajah for having obtained total highest GPA in the Award of Degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing -2013 provided that the performance is not below First Class or Second Class Upper Division.
Faculty of Arts
Dr. Ananda K. Cumarasamy Scholarship - This Scholarship is awarded to MISS.SURENTHINI THURAIRASASINGAM for being the best student in Hindu Civilization offering Sanskrit as a paper at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013.
Sivagamy Murugesar Memorial Scholarship - This Scholarship is awarded to:
MISS.CAVITHA BALACHANDRAN for being the best student in Geography at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013
MISS.THARSIGA PACKIJANATHAN for being the best student in Philosophy at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013
Sir. Arunachalam Mahadeva Memorial Prize - This Prize is awarded to MISS.JAMUNA KANTHASAMY , for being the best student in Economics at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013.
Brahmasri Sitarama Sastrikal Memorial Prize - Not awarded as there are no eligible candidates.
Myliddy S. Swaminathan Memorial Prize - This Prize is awarded to MISS.THARSIGA PACKIJANATHAN for being the best student obtained First Class at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts 2013
Kanthavanam Kanagarayar Sangarappillai & Sivagama Sundary Endowment - Not awarded as there are no eligible candidates.
M.V. Krishnalvar Memorial Award for Drama & Theatre Arts - Not awarded as there are no eligible candidates.
Dr. C. Sinnadurai Award - This Award is awarded to MISS.THARSIGA PACKIJANATHAN, for having shown best all-round Performance at the Final Year Examination of the Faculty of Arts Humanities – 2013.
Jaffna Folklore Society Award - This Prize is awarded to MISS.MAYOORI KUNALINGAM for being the best student in Tamil, offered the paper Folklore or have submitted final year dissertation on a subject dealing with Folklore at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts - 2013
Prof. Sellathurai Balachandran Memorial Gold Medal Award - This Gold Medal is awarded to MISS.CAVITHA BALACHANDRAN for being the best student in Geography at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013
Kamalathevy Vithiananthan Memorial Award - This Award is awarded to MISS.CHANDRAKUMARY BALACHANDRAN , for being the best student in Tamil at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013.
The Emily Grace Barr Chelvanayagam Memorial Prize for Tamil Literature - This Prize is awarded to MISS.MAYOORI KUNALINGAM , MISS.AJANTHINY ANANTHARAJAH and MISS.JANARTHANI SINNARASA for being the best students in the Second, Third, and Special Examinations offered the paper Tamil Literature at the Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013
Saiva Siddhanta Scholarship (Scholorship for Saiva Religion) - This Scholarship is awarded to MISS.THANUJA THANKARASA, for being the best student in Hindu Civilization at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013.
Rasaretnam Veerasingham (Nee) Chelliah Memorial Prize for Tamil - This Prize is awarded to MISS.PIRASANTHINI SHANTHAKUMAR for being the best student in the papers (Dravidian Linguistics and Tamil Grammatical Tradition) at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013
Prof. Somasundaram Selvanayagam Memorial Gold Medal - This Gold Medal is awarded to MISS.CAVITHA BALACHANDRAN , for being the best student in Geography at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013.
Kathirveluppillai Memorial Award - This award is awarded to MISS.SUBANI RAJALINGAM for being the best student in Fine Arts at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013.
Saiva Siththantha Athma Laba Fund - This Prize is awarded to MISS.KAMSIYA POSARASAN . MISS.THANUJA THANKARASA and MISS.SURENTHINI THURAIRASASINGAM for being the best students in the papers (Sathanaviyal and Payaniyal) at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts –2013.
Vinasithamby Kanagasingam Prize for English Literature - This Award is awarded to MISS.ARIVARASY MUTHULINGAM for being the best student offering English Literature as a subject at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013.
Then-Puloly Kanthamurugesan Memorial Award - This Prize is awarded to MISS.CHANDRAKUMARY BALACHANDRAN , for being the best student in the paper (Studies on the Tolkappiyam) at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013.
Sivathamil Chelvi Dr.Thangamma Appakkuddy Scholarship - This Scholarship is awarded to MISS.CHANDRAKUMARY BALACHANDRAN , for being the best student in Tamil at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013
Prof .K. Kailasanatha Kurukkal Memorial Prize for Hindu Civilization - This Prize is awarded to MISS.SURENTHINI THURAIRASASINGAM , being the best student in Hindu Civilization at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013.
Prof .K. Kailasanatha Kurukkal Memorial Prize for Hindu Philosophy - This Prize is awarded to MISS.RASINA SELLATHTHURAI for being the best student in Hindu Philosophy at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013.
Prof .K. Kailasanatha Kurukkal Memorial Prize for Sanskrit - Not awarded as there are no eligible candidates
Prof .A Sathasivam Memorial Award for Hindu Philosophy -This Prize is awarded to MISS.RASINA SELLATHTHURAI for being the best student in Hindu Philosophy at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013.
Prof .A Sathasivam Memorial Award for Tamil - This Prize is awarded to MISS.CHANDRAKUMARY BALACHANDRAN , for being the best student in Tamil at the Final Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013
Dr. Nagalingam Balakrishnan Memorial Gold Medal for Economics - This gold medal is awarded to MISS.JAMUNA KANTHASAMY , for being the best student in Economics at the Special Degree Examination in Arts – 2013.
Social Science Union Scholarship - Not awarded as there are no eligible candidates.
Saiva Siththantha Athma Laba Fund - This prize is awarded to MISS.PIRIYANKA SIVAM, for being the best student in Hindu Civilization at the General Degree Examination in Arts -2013.
Pulavarmani Periyathambippillai Memorial Prize Tamil - Not awarded as there are no eligible candidates.
Alvappillai Sivakkolunthu Memorial Award( Hindu Civilization ,Vadamaradchi Student ) - Not awarded as there are no eligible candidates.
Alvappillai Sivakkolunthu Memorial Award ( Tamil ,Vadamaradchi Student ) - Not awarded as there are no eligible candidates.
Vinasithamby Kanagasingam Prize for English - This prize is awarded to MR.CHELLIAH THAYAHARAN, being the best student offering English as a Subject at the General Degree Examination in Arts -2013.
Faculty of Arts - Fine Arts (RAFA)
Ratnanathar Memorial Scholarship - This prize is awarded to MRS.BAVANUJA KAJAKARAN , who performs best in Bachelor of Fine Arts (Carnatic Music) final examination -2013 provided that the performance is not below First Class level.
Thangamma Appakkuddy Pann Isai Award - This prize is awarded to a student who performs best in Bachelor of Fine Arts, Music (Pannisai) Final Examination and earns minimum of OGPA 3.25 or the highest and OGPA 3.25 or the highest in core practical units. However the prize is not awarded as there is no eligible Candidate.
Last will of Late Dr.Agehanantha Barathi Prize - This prize is awarded to MRS.BAVANUJA KAJAKARAN who performs best in Bachelor of Fine Arts Music (Vocal) Final Examination -2013 and earns minimum of OGPA 3.25 or the highest and OGPA 3.25 or the highest in core practical units.
Suppiramaniam Thayanithy MemorialAward - This prize is awarded to MRS.BAVANUJA KAJAKARAN being the most outstanding Student in Bachelor of Fine Arts Carnatic Music –Vocal Final Examination 2013 and earns minimum of OGPA 3.25 or the highest and OGPA 3.25 or the highest in core practical units.
A.S.K Selvadurai Gold medal for Carnatic Music - This Gold Medal is awarded to a student for the best performance in Carnatic Music (Instrumental) study programme in the Final Examination and earns minimum of OGPA 3.25 or the highest and OGPA 3.25 or the highest in core practical units. However This prize is not awarded as there are no students in the Final year Carnatic Music (Instrumental) programme.
M.A.Kulaseelanathan Memorial award - This prize is awarded to MRS.BAVANUJA KAJAKARAN, for the best performance in Bachelor of Fine Arts Carnatic Music (Vocal) Final Examination -2013 who earns minimum of OGPA 3.25 or the highest and OGPA 3.25 or the highest in core practical units.
Kavinkalai Mantram Scholarship to RAFA - This prize is awarded to MISS.THARMIKA KANAGASABAI , who performed best in Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) Final Examination - 2013 and earns minimum of OGPA 3.25 or the highest and OGPA 3.25 or the highest in core practical units.
New Zealand Tamil Society Scholarship Fund - This prize is awarded to MISS.THARMIKA KANAGASABAI , for the best performance in Bachelor of Fine Arts ( Dance) Final Examination -2013. and earns minimum of OGPA 3.25 or the highest and OGPA 3.25 or the highest in core practical units.
Faculty of Business Studies
Gold Medal offered by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing - This gold medal is awarded to MISS.NIVATHIKA VENCASLAUS for having the best performance in the Degree of Bachelor of Business Management with Specialization in Marketing Management in 2015
Faculty of Medicine
Dr. S. Subramaniam Gold Medal for Surgery - This Gold Medal is awarded to MISS.DINUSHA LOGESWARAN for having obtained a Distinction and for having shown the highest competency in Surgery at the Final Examination for Medical Degrees – 2014
Dr. S. Ramanathan Gold Medal for Medicine - This Gold Medal is awarded to MISS.SHAHINI NADARASA and MISS.THANIKAI SIVAKUMAR jointly for having obtained a Distinction and for having shown the highest competency in Medicine at the Final Examination for Medical Degrees – 2014
Dr. V.T. Pasupati Gold Medal for Pediatrics - This Gold Medal is awarded to MISS.THANIKAI SIVAKUMAR for having obtained a Distinction and for having shown the highest competency in Pediatrics at the Final Examination for Medical Degrees – 2014
St. George Memorial Gold Medal for Obstetrics & Gynecology - This Gold Medal is awarded to MISS.SHAHINI NADARASA and MISS.THANIKAI SIVAKUMAR for having obtained a Distinction and for having shown the highest competency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Final Examination for Medical Degrees - 2014
Dr. Gunaratnam-Muttuthamby Gold Medal for Obstetrics & Gynecology - This gold medal is not awarded this year as it has to be awarded once in three years which includes 2009 , 2010 and 2011 batches of students.
Dr. Vaithianathar Nadarajah Memorial Prize - This Prize is awarded to MISS.THANIKAI SIVAKUMAR for the best performance at the Final Examination for Medical Degrees – 2014
Dr. Samuel Green Memorial Prize - This gold medal is not awarded this year as it has to be awarded once in three years which includes 2008 , 2009 and 2010 batches of students
Nanthi Gold Medal - This Gold Medal is awarded to MISS.THANIKAI SIVAKUMAR Index No: 2014/FM/55, Reg.No:2009/FM/66 for the overall best performance at all Examinations in the Medical Course
Nainativu Muththar Ramalingam Ambalavanar Memorial Award - This Prize is awarded jointly to MISS.SHAHINI NADARASA and MISS.THANIKAI SIVAKUMAR , for having obtained a Distinction and for having shown the highest competency in Medicine at the Final Examination for Medical Degrees - 2014
Medical Institute of Tamils U.K Gold Medal for Clinical Component of Pediatrics - This Gold Medal is awarded to MISS.SHARMIKA ARUNTHISIVAM for having the Best Performance in the clinical component of Pediatrics at the Final Examination for Medical Degrees – 2014
Standing Committee of Tamil speaking people in the UK gold Medal for Clinical Component of Obstetrics & Gynaecology - This Gold Medal is awarded to MISS.SHAHINI NADARASA for having the Best Performance in the clinical component of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the Final Examination for Medical Degrees – 2014
Dr. Gunanandam Gold Medal for Clinical Component of Surgery - This Gold Medal is awarded to MISS.DINUSHA LOGESWARAN for the Best Performance in the clinical component of Surgery at the Final Examination for Medical Degrees – 2014
Dr. S. Ramachandran Gold Medal for Clinical Medicine - This Gold Medal is awarded to MISS.SHAHINI NADARASA and MISS.THANIKAI SIVAKUMAR jointly for the Best Performance in the Clinical Medicine at the Final Examination for Medical Degrees – 2014
Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce
SOMASKANDA EMERITUS PRINCIPAL SANGARAPILLAI VEERASINGAM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - This prize is awarded to MISS.NIRUJA RAJAKULANAJAGAM, being the best student who obtained First Class in Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration Examination - 2013 with specialization in Accounting. MISS.ANUSIGA GUNARATNAM being the best student who obtained First Class in Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration Examination - 2013 with specialization in Financial Management. MISS.JASINTHA BALASUBRAMANIAM, being the best student who obtained First Class in Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration Examination - 2013 with specialization in Human Resource Management. MISS.GRACE HYACINTH HENSMAN, being the best student who obtained First Class in Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration Examination - 2013 with specialization in Marketing
MR.N.JEEVARATNAM MEMORIAL PRIZE - This Prize is awarded to MISS.JASINTHA BALASUBRAMANIAM , being the best Student in the Degree Examination of the Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce Examination 2013
Securities Exchange Commission Scholarship - This Scholarship is awarded to MISS.ANUSIGA GUNARATNAM , who has obtained the highest OGPA in Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration Examination - 2013 with specialization in Financial Management.
The Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka – Gold Medal - This Gold Medal is awarded to MISS.NIRUJA RAJAKULANAJAGAM , for the most outstanding student specialized in Accounting at the Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration Examination - 2013.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka – Gold Medal - This Gold Medal is awarded to MISS.LUDSANA NAGARATNAM, for the most outstanding student in ‘Financial Accounting’ in specializing Accounting at the Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration Examination - 2013.
Faculty of Science
PROFESSOR P. KANAGASABAPATHY MEMORIAL PRIZE: This prize is awarded to MISS NATKUNANATHAN NIROJA for having the best performance in the General Degree Examination in Science – 2013 (Physical Science and Biological Science were considered together)
PROFESSOR S. MAGESWARAN GOLD MEDAL FOR BEST PERFORMANCE IN PHYSICAL SCIENCE: This prize is awarded to MISS NATKUNANATHAN NIROJA for having the best performance in the General Degree Examination in Science - 2013
PROFESSOR S. MAGESWARAN GOLD MEDAL FOR BEST PERFORMANCE IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE: Not awarded as there is no eligible Candidate.
S.SRISKANDARAJAH MEMORIAL PRIZE: This prize is awarded to MISS NATKUNANATHAN NIROJA for having the best performance in The General Degree Examination in Science – 2013 (Physical Science and Biological Science were considered together)
S.JEGANATHAN MEMORIAL PRIZE : Not awarded as there is no eligible Candidate.
S. RATNANATHAR MEMORIAL PRIZE : This prize is awarded to MR YASANTHA SAMPATH DAYARATHNA for obtaining the highest GPA in Chemistry in the General Degree Examination in Science 2013.
MOOTATAMBY SWAMINATHAN PRIZE FOR BOTANY: This prize is awarded to MISS. THAMIRA VEERASINGAM for having the best performance in the Special Degree Examination in Science (Botany) – 2013
PROFESSOR P. KANAGASABAPATHY MEMORIAL PRIZE IN STATISTICS: This prize is awarded to MISS. JEEVANA SELLIAH for having the best performance in the Special Degree Examination in Science (Statistics) – 2013
SIR ARUNACHALAM MAHADEVA MEMORIAL PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY: This prize is awarded to MISS. PAVISHA KASILINGAM for having the best performance in the Special Degree Examination in Science (Chemistry) – 2013
SIR ARUNACHALAM MAHADEVA MEMORIAL PRIZE IN MATHEMATICS: This prize is awarded to MR. JEYARASA IMMANUVAL LUXSAN for having the best performance in the Special Degree Examination in Science (Mathematics) – 2013
SIR ARUNACHALAM MAHADEVA MEMORIAL PRIZE IN PHYSICS: This prize is awarded to MISS. AJUBANA AZMI YOGARAJAN 2010/SP/078, Index No: S 7826 for having the best performance in the Special Degree Examination in Science (Physics) – 2013
SIR SANGARAPILLAI PARARAJASINGAM PRIZE IN ZOOLOGY: This prize is awarded to MISS. MOHAMED JUNAID FATHIMA JUMANA for having the best performance in the Special Degree Examination in Science (Zoology) - 2013.
RAMALINGAM VEERASINGHAM MEMORIAL PRIZE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS: This prize is awarded to MR. THURAISAMY KURUKKAL THIVAKARASARMA for having the best performance in Theoretical Physics at the Special Degree Examination in Science (Physics) – 2013
PROFESSOR S. MAGESWARAN GOLD MEDAL FOR BEST PERFORMANCE IN ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY AT THE SPECIAL DEGREE EXAMINATION: This prize is awarded to MISS. THARANI SENATHIRAJAH for having the best performance in Advanced Organic Chemistry at the Special Degree Examination in Science (Chemistry) – 2013
PROFESSOR K. THEIVENDRARAJAH GOLD MEDAL IN BOTANY: This prize is awarded to MISS. THAMIRA VEERASINGAM for having the best performance in the Special Degree Examination in Science (Botany) – 2013
PROF. RAJESWARY MAGESWARAN GOLD MEDAL IN INORGANIC CHEMISTRY: This prize is awarded to MISS. PAVISHA KASILINGAM , for having the best performance in Inorganic Chemistry at the Special Degree Examination in Science (Chemistry) – 2013
MR. SITHAMPARAPILLAI KANDIAH GOLD MEDAL IN PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY: This prize is awarded to MISS. PAVISHA KASILINGAM for having the best performance in Physical Chemistry at the Special Degree Examination in Science (Chemistry) – 2013
SABALINGAM MEMORIAL PRIZE FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE: This prize is awarded to MISS. SAMANTHA THARANI JEYAKUMAR for having the best performance in the Special Degree Examination in Science (Computer Science) – 2013
Prof. Chellappah Suntharalingam Gold medal for Best performance in Mathematics units at the special Degree Examination 3M & 4M: This prize is awarded to MR. JEYARASA IMMANUVAL LUXSAN for having the best performance in mathematics units at the Special Degree Examination in Science 3M - 2012 and Special Degree Examination in Science 4M – 2013.
Professor Kandiah Kunaratnam Gold Medal - 2015: This gold medal is awarded to MR.SIVASINGHAM ARTHIYAN for the Best overall performance in Pure & Applied Sciences for the academic year 2012/13
Unit of Siddha Medicine
KALANAYAKI SINGANAYAGAM MEMORIAL PRIZE - This prize is awarded to MISS NATHIKA ELAIYATHAMBY,– for the best performance at the Final BSMS Examination 2013 and obtained SECOND CLASS (UPPER DIVISION).
Faculty of Graduate Studies
PROF . P. CHANDRASEGARAM MEMORIAL GOLD MEDAL - This Gold Medal is awarded to MRS. SUBOTHINI THISHAKARAN, for the best performance in the Post graduate Diploma in Education Examination – 2014