Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture | University of Peradeniya

Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture

University of Peradeniya

Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture

University of Peradeniya


Applications are called for 2020(PGIA Colombo Intake)   Apply Online

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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Conferment of degrees at the general convocation 2018

A total of 278 graduates inclusive of 06 Ph.D., 31 M.Phil, 196 M.Sc., and 45 MBA from the PGIA were conferred degrees at the General Convocation of the University of Peradeniya for the year 2018 held on 04th July, 2019.


Vacancy for a Postgraduate Research Position For Immediate Enrolment

A post of Research Assistant of an ongoing project funded by National Science Foundation (NSF) is open for immediate recruitment.

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Calling for Applications
University of Peradeniya Postgraduate Research Fellowships-2020


Guidelines for applicants

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Scheme for promoting publications of Postgraduate Research

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Download RFF application form


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Recent Events

MSc. in Natural Resource Management and Technology Examination of Ms. S M Amarathunge , Board of study in Agricultural Economics took place on 11 th January, 2021 at 11.00 am The title of the research was “BOTANICAL AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF SELECTED SALACIA SPECIES IN LOWLAND WET ZONE WITHIN SRI LANKA " The examiners are Dr. Pushipika Priyanganie Masakorala, Dr. Jilushi W Damunupola their work is supervised by superviso Prof. D K N G Pushpakumarar, Prof. L H P Gunaratne, Dr. D V P Prasada.