University of Peradeniya Ranking and Reviews

University of Peradeniya Country Rank: 2 – University of Peradeniya World Rank: 1851

University of Peradeniya located in Galaha and founded in 1942. Sri Lanka has a population over 22 million. University of Peradeniya is a public university. The university offering short courses, online courses and degree programs. University of Peradeniya Acceptance rate is 17%. Type of degree programs is a Bachelor’s (B.Sc) Degree, Master’s degree (M.Sc) and Doctor of Philosophy (Phd.). Visit Ministry of Higher Education in Sri Lanka for university accreditation. Please find below other informations about university.

University of Peradeniya Courses and Degree Programs

Find University of Peradeniya Offering Courses, School Courses, Online Courses, Degree Programs. Click to the plus button to open accordion to see more courses and degree programs.

  • Bachelor of Arts General (BA General)
  • Bachelor of Arts Special (BA Special)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com)
  • Bachelor of Law (LLB)
  • BSc. in Geographical Information Science
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Hons)
  • BBA (Hons.) in Accounting & Finance
  • BBA (Hons.) in Human Resource Management
  • BBA (Hons.) in Marketing Management
  • BBA (Hons.) in Operations Management
  • BBA (Hons.) in Organizational Management
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA.).
  • MSc. in Management
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts in Applied Economics
  • Master of Development Practices
  • Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA)
  • Postgraduate Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences (PGIHS)
  • Postgraduate Institute of Medical Science (PGIMS)
  • Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS)
  • Postgraduate Diploma

Online Courses and Distance Education Programs Not reported. Please visit later!

Associate Degree Programs Not reported. Please visit later!

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University of Peradeniya Course Fees / Degree Fees

University of Peradeniya Course fees range is 250,000 LKR – 350,000 LKR. Check table below.

Program or CourseFee Structure (LKR)
Graduate (Master’s) Degree250,000 LKR
Doctorate (PhD) Degree350,000 LKR
Fees for Casual/Research/ Audit Pre-requisite and for upgrading
2,500.00 LKR
Make-up Examination Fee5,000.00 LKR
Comprehensive Exam13,000.00 LKR
Thesis Defense Exam13,000.00 LKR
Transcript1,500.00 – 3,000.00
Semester Report1,000.00 LKR
Provisional Certificate/ Letter
of Reference/ Covering Letter
500.00 LKR
Registration confirmation letters300.00 LKR
Note: Tuition fees may change. Please make contact with university before making last decision.

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University of Peradeniya Admission Requirements

Academic Calendar: Spring semester (January – April); Summer semester (May-August); Fall semester (September-December)

University of Peradeniya Undergraduate Admission

Students are admitted to the undergraduate programme primarily on the basis of their performance at the General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) Examination. The number to be admitted each year and the required performance level are determined by the University Grants Commission. In addition, a limited number of students from the following special categories are also admitted each year.

  • Students who wish to study subjects in which student enrolment is usually low, such as Western Classical Culture, Sanskrit, Pali, English, Arabic, French, and History. Such students are required to continue courses in these subjects throughout their first-degree program
  • Adult students
  • Teachers in secondary schools who do not possess a first degree
  • Students with foreign qualifications
  • Disabled students
  • Students who have excelled at national level in fields other than academic study
  • Graduates who wish to follow a second course of study.

All undergraduate students are required to follow a common programme of study in their first year. This programme consists of 10 courses spread over in two semesters. Those who complete the two semesters successfully with a minimum of 30 credits have the option of following either a General Degree or a Special Degree in Arts Programme, or a Bachelor of Commerce Degree Programme. To be admitted to the Special Degree or the Bachelor of Commerce Degree Programme, students should have the required grade point average determined by the relevant Department of Study. They may also be required to face an interview if this is deemed necessary by their Department of Study.

University of Peradeniya Graduate Admission

Only certified photocopies of certificates in support of age (Birth Certificate) and educational / professional qualifications (Convocation degree certificate, detailed certificate or course completion certificate) together with the payment receipt of the application processing fee (LKR 3,000.00 should be sent to the Deputy Registrar, Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, P.O. Box 55, Old Galaha Road, Peradeniya. by registeredpost.

  • Students applying for M.Phil. / Ph.D. should submit two page concept notes together with the application. The applicant need to mentioned that the funding source for research.
  • Official Transcript of the candidate should be submitted directly to the PGIA by the respective
    University where the applicant has obtained Bachelor Degree or equivalent qualifications.
  • Students whose final results are pending (results to be released by March 2023) can apply with an official document issued by the Registrar of University / Institute.
  • Employees of government department, corporations (permanent employees only) should submit their applications through the respective head of the institute/ corporation. (Send the Employer Consent Form separately)
  • If you are unable to submit all relevant documents by deadline, kindly submit the application and payment receipt together with the available documents and remaining documents to be submitted within two weeks’time.

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University of Peradeniya Scholarship

  • Scholarship awarded by the Sri Lanka Petroleum Corporation
  • Scholarship awarded by the Dehiwala – Mt. Lavinia Municipal Council
  • Government Officers Benefit Association
  • Vidusetha Higher Education Scholarship Fund
  • Sri Lanka Police Central Welfare Council Benefit Scheme
  • Latitia Murial Malalgoda Memorial Scholarship
  • Yogeswary De Soysa Memorial Scholarship
  • Sri Lanka Tyre Corporation Prizes (for all 7 faculties)
  • Scholarship awarded by the Dalada Maligawa Welfare Fund
  • University Scholarship for Best Performance (for all 7 faculties)
  • Pera’60 Scholarship (for all 7 faculties)
  • (Awarded directly to students by Donors)

Housing and Dormitory Fees

The average monthly housing and dormitory fees for students in the Sri Lanka can vary based on factors such as location, accommodation type, and amenities provided. On average, students can expect to budget is over 417,714.24 Rs to 75,330.00 Rs per annum for housing or dormitory expenses.

Cost of Living in Sri Lanka

Housing: 34,809.52 Rs to 62,775.00 Rs – includes the cost of rent, utilities, and other associated expenses. The cost of housing will vary depending on the size and location of your home, as well as the amenities offered. This informations was gathered in April 2024.

Food: 53,822.02 Rs – 80,869.00 Rs includes the cost of groceries, meals out, and other food-related expenses. The cost of food will vary depending on your dietary needs and how often you eat out.

Transportation, Entertainment and Utilities: 50.00 Rs – 1,750.00 Rs – includes the cost of public transportation, gas, and parking. The cost of transportation will vary depending on how much you travel and how you get around. This informations was gathered in April 2024

Communication: Rs 580.00 – This includes the cost of cell phone service, internet, and other communication expenses. The cost of communication will vary depending on your usage and the plan you choose. This informations was gathered in April 2024

University of Peradeniya Address, Location

Address: Galaha Rd, 20400, Sri Lanka

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