“Department of Finance, University of Kelaniya Emerged Champions at The Varsity Battles 2023”
The Varsity Battles 2023 is an inter-university quiz competition organized by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) and the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), with the objective of educating the university students of all the state universities on the capital market.
The grand finale of the Varsity Battles 2023 was held on the 7th of November 2023 at the Grand Kandyan Hotel, Kandy, with the participation of 39 teams representing state universities of Sri Lanka. The Department of Finance, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya team emerged as the champions of the first-ever inter-university capital market quiz competition - The Varsity Battles 2023, marking a legendary triumph. The team received a cash prize of Rs. 300,000, a trophy and several complementary gifts. The team consisted of G.V. Malin Vijayantha, H.P.W. Pamoda Jayasanka, Dilendra Mario Winston Ratnayake and Yakoob Mohamed Naasik; third and final year undergraduates of the department.