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Past Principals - Jaffna Central college

1816Rev. James Lynch
1819 Rev. Thomas Squance
1820 – 24 Rev. Robert Carver
1825 Rev. Joseph Roberts
1834 – 51 Rev. Dr. Peter Percival
1852 – 54 Rev. John Walton
1855 Rev. William Barber
1859 – 61 Rev. William Talbot
1862 – 66 Rev. John Mitchell
1867 – 70 Rev. John O. Rhodes
1870 – 72 Rev. D.P. Niles (Acting)
1873 – 74 Rev. Samuel R. Wilkin
1874 - 76 Rev. William R. Winston
1877 – 78 Mr. Edward Strutt
1879 – 81 Mr. Fredrick M. Webster, B.A
1882 Mr. Thomas Little
1883 Mr. William J.G. Bestall
1884 Mr. Joseph West
1885 - 86 Rev. A.E. Restarick, B.A.
1886 - 87 Rev. D.P. Niles (Acting)
1888 - 89 Rev. Sheldon Knapp
1890 Rev. E. Middleton Weaver
1891 - 93 Rev. W.T. Garret B.A.
1894 - 95 Rev. Gabriel Leese
1896 - 98 Rev. W.T. Garret B.A.
1899 Rev. George B. Robeson (Acting)
1900 Rev. E.O. Martin
1901 Rev. Arthur Lockwood
1901 - 03 Rev. W.T. Garret B.A.
1903 - 08 Rev. W.M.P.Wilkes B.A., L.C.P.
1908 - 10 Rev. H.A. Meek B.A.
1910 - 16 Rev. W.M.P.Wilkes B.A., L.C.P.
1916 Rev. E.T. Selby (Acting)
1917 - 21 Rev. Harold Bullough M.A., B.Sc.
1921 Rev. H.R. Cornish (Acting)
1922 – 26 Rev. Percy T. Cash M.A., B.Sc.
1927 Mr. J.K. Chanmukam B.A., L.T.(Acting)
1928 - 32 Rev. Percy T. Cash M.A. B.Sc.
1933 Mr. R.J. Seal M.Sc. (Acting)
1934 - 39 Rev. Percy T. Cash M.A., B.Sc.
1940 - 42 Mr. R.S.D. Williams B.A., Dip.Ed.
1943 - 44 Mr. J.W. Arudpragasam B.A.
1945 - 55 Rev. C.A. Smith B.A.,(Hons) L.Th.
1949 Mr. J.C. Charles (Acting)
1956 - 62 Rev. Dr. D.T. Niles B.A.(Hons),D.D.,(Chic)
1962 - 64 Mr. A.E. Tamber B.Sc.
1964 - 71 Mr. E. Sabalingam B.Sc.,P.g.Tr.,S.Gr.P.
1971 – 80 Mr. E.K.Shanmuganathan B.A.Dip.Ed.SGrP
1980 – 82 Mr. N.S. Rathinasingham B.A.Eng,Trd,T.C.
1983 - 90 Mr. V Balasuntharam B.Sc.
1990 Mr. N. Rasaratnam B.A. Dip.Ed
1990 – 96 Mr. N.K. Shanmuganathapillai B.Sc,Dip.Ed,T.C.Cer, SLEAS 2
1996 Mr S. Sivanrooban B.Sc,Dip.Ed (Acting)
1996 – 2005 Mr. K. Rasathurai B.Ed.,B.A.,M.A.(Ed)
2006 - 2008 Mr. S. Pathmanathan B.A., Dip.Ed (Acting)
2009 - 2011 Mr. L. Ongaramoorthy B.A., Dip.Ed, SLPS
2011 - present Mr. K. Elilventhan B.A. Jaffna, Dip.Ed SLPS.1