Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture | University of Peradeniya

Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture

University of Peradeniya

Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture

University of Peradeniya


The Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA), University of Peradeniya was established in 1975 with the main objective of developing in-country capacity for postgraduate education in agriculture and to provide appropriately trained scientific personnel for a rapidly expanding agricultural sector of the country.

Over the past three decades it has achieved substantial progress and has emerged as a “Centre of Excellence” in higher education in agricultural sciences in the country.


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Admissions open for July - 2016 intake.

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Paper recycling project for a green revolution

Postgraduate Students of Board of Study Agric. Engineering of the PGIA and the Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya collaborate with British Council of Sri Lanka to launch a waste paper recycling programme in 10 leading schools in Central Province of Sri Lanka. British Council coordinates the event and Nation Trust Bank fully sponsors the program. University of Peradeniya, especially the Postgraduate students collaborate in the programme by providing technical knowhow, demonstrations and training of trainers. The program was launched on 8th June at PGIA Auditorium with the participation of Country Director of British Council Mr Keith Davies MBE and other delegates from the British Council.

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Conferment of degrees at the general convocation 2015

A total of 353 graduates inclusive of 15 Ph.D., 15 M.Phil, 294 M.Sc., and 29 MBA from the PGIA were conferred degrees at the General Convocation of the University of Peradeniya for the year 2015 held on 26th May 2016.








  Announcements

Call for papers: 28th annual congres of the PGIA 17-18 November 2016.

Papers presented in the congress will be published in the peer-reviewed quarterly journal “Tropical Agricultural Research”; Vol. 28, 2016 (ISSN: 1016 - 1422), which is indexed in CAB abstracts and full papers are included in Sri Lanka journals online and Asia journals online.

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Research Opportunities for MPhil or M.Sc. Students

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Statistical consultancy service (SCS)

Statistical consultancy service (SCS) provides guidance and assistance to its clients with respect to designing experiments and survey questionnaires, data collection, data analyses and interpretation. Moreover, SCS will organize training programs and short courses upon request by the clients with respect to any of the above aspects.

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Call for applications for PGIA research grant – 2016 Research facilitation fund (RFF)


Applications are called for the research facilitation fund (RFF) of the PGIA for the year 2016.

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Symposium on groundwater availability and use in the dry Zone of Sri Lanka July 22, 2016

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Facilitating Publications of postgraduate research

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  Public seminars & thesis defence exams

Upcomming Event

Public Seminar on improving the quality cold water solubility and antioxidant property of instant black tea and utilization of spent tea.
On 24 th July, 2016

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Public Seminar on an integrated crop management approach to enhance the growth and yield of chilli.
On 18 th July, 2016

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Public Seminar on identification and assessment of technical and socio-economic aspects in cultivation other field crops (OFC) in bayawa minor irrigation systems.
On 05 th July, 2016

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Public Seminar on growth performance and carbon accumulation of khaya (khaya senegalensis) in anuradhapura and kuranegala divisions of sri lanka.
On 01 th July, 2016

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Recent Event

M.Phil. examination Mr. B.A. Sudesh Greshana, Board of study in animal science took place on 27th June, 2016 at 10.30 a.m. The title of the research was “a taxonomic study on the south asian cyprinid genera horadandia and rasboroides (ostariophysi: cyprinidae: danioninae) and evaluation of the present distribution of rasboroides vaterifloris pallidus in the gin river.”
The examiners were Dr. Madhava Meegaskumbura and Dr. R.R.M.K.P. Ranatunga. Her work was supervised by senior supervisor Prof. U. G. De A. Edirisinghe and supervisor Mr. R. Pethiyagoda and Mr. A.R.S.B. Athauda.