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Karandeniya Central College

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Address  Karandeniya, Sri Lanka
Phone  +94 91 2 291629

Karandeniya central college


Karandeniya Central College is a high school situated in Galle District of Southern Province of Sri Lanka.

The main building was declared open in 1953 by the Minister of Education M. D. Banda. The College is one of the early schools that offered science education in [[Sinhala language|Sinhalese]the language spoken by about 75% of Sri Lankans] in Sri Lanka. Two students qualified to enter the University of Ceylon in science in Sinhalese medium from the first batch of graduates, in 1961. They are now university professors. The next batch produced one civil engineer who entered the University of Ceylon and later opted to accept the offer from the Education Department to enter Moscow University. The third batch produced one engineer who studied at the University of Sri Lanka and one doctor who studied in East Germany. Thereafter hundreds of students got admission to various universities in Sri Lanka and abroad from the Sinhalese programme. At present it could become one of the best colleges in southern province. Generally it is providing more than 50 student for Sri Lanka Universities per year.

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