• Education
    Delivering Specialised Education in Scientific Disciplines

  • Research
    Conducting Innovative and Extensive Scientific Research

  • Dissemination of Knowledge
    Promulgation of Scientific Information to the Society

  • Management Practice
    Inculcating Efficient Management Practices in the Scientific Community

PGIS at Peradeniya

Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS) is a National Institute established by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in 1996. The Director is the principal executive, academic and accounting officer of the institute while the Board of Management is the principal authority of the institute. The PGIS is attached to the University of Peradeniya and depends on the university for formulation and implementation of its academic programmes and the award of postgraduate degrees.

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OCT 20

59th Short Course on GIS and Applications

OCT 20- 25

OCT 24

Application of Seed Technology in Sri Lanka

OCT 24

OCT 31

Plant Defence Workshop

OCT 31


Advanced Course in Organic Chemistry

NOV 1 - MAR 2015

DEC 4 - 5

5th National Workshop on Scientific Writing

DEC 4 - 5

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Video Tour

This provides a basic introduction to the University and its vistas placed in the context of Hantana legends and dreams; the first cover by Pandith Amaradewa and young Umaria epitomizes these legends/dreams; the two covers by Karunesh celebrates the cultural and academic diversity represented by the University of Peradeniya. Hope the beauty of the Garden University of Sri Lanka will inspire our Postgraduates to do their best.