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 2019(PGIA Colombo Branch)click here for more details.

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.








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South Asian Water Leadership Program on Climate Change

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Scheme for promoting publications of Postgraduate Research

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Recent Events

Ph.D examination of Ms. R.P.M.K. Amarasinghe, Board of study in Agriculture Engineering took place on 03rd June, 2019 at 12.30 p.m The title of the research was “Evaluating the productivity and stability of major rice-based annual cropping systems of sri lanka using apsim" The examiners were Prof. P.M.A.S. Karunaratne,Dr. L.P. Muthuwatta,Prof. Champa M. Navaratne and His work was supervised by senior supervisor Prof. L.D.B. Suriyagoda and supervisor Dr. L.W. Galagedara,Prof. B. Marambe.


Ph.D examination of Ms. K.G.I.D. Koralegedara, Board of study in Agriculture Engineering took place on 01st July, 2019 at 9.30 a.m The title of the research was “Investigation of the recent changes in paddy cultivation in terms of food quality and ecosystem sustainability" The examiners were Dr. S.H.S.A. De Silva,Dr. V.P.A. Weerasinghe and His work was supervised by senior supervisor Prof. M.I.M. Mowjood and supervisor Dr. A.K. Karunarathne.