University admission in Sri Lanka is carried out on the basis of a national policy laid down by the Government of Sri Lanka. University Grants Commission (UGC) is the apex body of the University System in Sri Lanka. Applications for university entrance is called after publishing the university hand book titled “Admission to undergraduate courses of the Universities in Sri Lanka” issued by the UGC for every academic year.

The University (UVPA) intakes students for four degree programmes. i.e. Dance, Drama, Music and Visual Art. The selection of students will be done by the UGC on the basis of Z-Scores and passing of the Aptitude Test which is conduct by the university.

The enrollment of new students is done by the Student Welfare Division of the University according to the registered list of the UGC. Moreover, students’ year registration is also done by this division.