Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture | University of Peradeniya

Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture

University of Peradeniya

Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture

University of Peradeniya

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ADMISSIONS FOR 2021/22 PERADENIYA INTAKE

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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Scheme For Promoting Postgraduate Research and Publications

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Seeking possible marketable products leading to Start-Ups initiated with inventions -
Sri Lanka Inventors Commision

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  Garden university of Sri Lanka

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Recent Events

Ph.D. Examination of Ms. D.M.P.S. Dissanayake, Board of study in Soil Science takes place on 12th September 2021 at 10.00 a.m., The title of the research is SCREENING OF RICE VARIETIES FOR LOW NITROGEN CONDITIONS AND DEVELOPMENT  OF A SUITABLE NUTRIENT PACKAGE TO ENHANCE NITROGEN UPTAKE FOR LOW INPUT CONDITIONS AND ORGANIC FARMING The examiners are Prof. Nalina Gnanavelrajah, Dr. L S K Hettiarachchi, Dr. S H S A De Silva and their work is supervised by supervisor Prof. R M C P Rajapaksha, Dr. W M J Bandara.