Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya

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Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya
Established 1961
Type Public
Dean Prof. S.H.P.P. Karunaratne
Administrative staff
Students 2000
Location Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Campus Subrban
Website www.pdn.ac.lk/sci

Faculty of Science is one of the eight faculties in University of Peradeniya. It was established as the second Faculty of Science in Sri Lanka in 1961.


Faculty of Science is situated about half a kilometre from the Galaha Junction, Peradeniya. Faculty consists of 110 academic and 120 non-academic staff.[1]

Degree Programs[edit]

Faculty of Science offers course of study leading to General and Special Degrees of Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.). Course unit system is introduced in 2001. Calendar of the faculty is semester based.

Departments and Institutions[edit]

Faculty consists of eight departments, five units, a separate library and the Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS).

Departments of the Faculty of Science
  • Department of Botany [1]
  • Department of Chemistry [2]
  • Department of Geology [3]
  • Department of Mathematics [4]
  • Department of Molecular Biology and Bio-technology [5]
  • Department of Physics [6]
  • Department of Statistics and Computer Science [7]
  • Department of Zoology [8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Historical Background". University of Peradeniya. 2009. Retrieved 2010-08-05. 

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