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University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

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Founded

1978

History

The university was founded in 1942 as University of Ceylon, the result of the merger of Ceylon Medical College and Ceylon University College. It subsequently became Peradeniya Campus of the University of Sri Lanka in 1972 and achieved independent university status in 1978.

Admission to first degree courses

Application is through University Grants Commission (UGC) and is based on performance at General Certificate of Education (GCE) A level examination.

First Degrees

BA, BDS, BSc, BScAgric, BScEngin, BVSc, MB BS

Higher Degrees

Masters

Admission: Applicants should hold an appropriate first degree (with at least second class honours), or (for arts courses) have passed master's preliminary programme.

MA, MBA, MEng, MPhil, MSc, MVSc

Doctoral

PhD

Language of Instruction

Sinhala, Tamil and English.

Libraries

Volumes: 785,642.

Periodicals subscribed to: 166.

Income

(2006-2007). Total, SLRs177838050

Subject Areas

Agriculture/Agricultural Science
Agronomy/Soil Science
Anatomical Science/Anatomy
Animal Nutrition/Animal Physiology
Animal Science/Husbandry/Production
Aquaculture/Fisheries/Marine Science
Arabic
Archaeology
Architecture
Art, Fine
Banking/Finance
Biochemistry
Biology
Biostatistics
Biotechnology
Botany/Plant Science
Buddhist Studies
Building/Built Environment/Construction
Business/Commerce
Chemistry
Classics/Greek/Latin/Ancient History
Community Medicine
Computer Science
Crop Science/Production
Dairy Technology
Dentistry
Design, Industrial
Economic History
Economics
Economics Agricultural/Agribusiness
Education
Educational Psychology
Engineering
Engineering Agricultural/Fisheries
Engineering Chemical/Petrochemical/Process
Engineering Civil/Environmental/Structural
Engineering Computer
Engineering Electrical/Electronic
Engineering Geological
Engineering Industrial
Engineering Mathematical
Engineering Mechanical/Production
Engineering Medical
English
Entomology
Environmental Science/Studies
Food Science/Nutrition/Home Science/Dietetics
French/French Studies
Genetics and Plant Breeding
Geography
Geology/Earth Sciences/Atmospheric Studies
History
History/Philosophy of Science
Horticulture
Information Science/Studies/Systems
Islamic/Middle Eastern Studies
Languages, Modern
Livestock Science
Mathematics
Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Medicine, Paediatric
Medicine/Surgery
Microbiology/Medical Microbiology
Parasitology
Pathology
Pharmacology
Philosophy
Physics
Physiology
Plant Pathology
Politics/Political Science/Government
Psychiatry
Psychology
Sanskrit/Pali/Prakrit/Vedic Studies
Sinhala
Sociology
Statistics/Actuarial Science
Tamil
Veterinary Science
Zoology

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Contact for Further Information

Address: Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 (0)81 239 2000/1
Fax: +94 (0)81 238 8102
URL: http://www.pdn.ac.lk/
Email: vc@pdn.ac.lk
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