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Admission of diploma holders in Agriculture to B.Sc. Agricultural Resource Management and Technology Degree Programme:

The Faculty of Agriculture calls applications from the diploma holders in Agriculture to follow the B.Sc. Agricultural Resource Management and Technology Degree Programme under the approval of University Grants Commission. Employees in the agricultural field in government and private sector organizations who possess the following qualifications are eligible to sit for the admission test. The Head of Institutions concerned should make arrangements to grant scholarships / study leave for the selected persons to follow the programme on full-time basis for four years.

Every candidate should satisfy the following requirements:
  1. Academic Qualifications
  2. A two year Diploma in Agriculture or Animal Production from any School of Agriculture of the Department of Agriculture, Aquinas University College, Hardy Institute of Technical Training, Affiliated University College or any other recognized institution approved by the Ministry of Higher Education or University Grants Commission.

    OR

    A two year Diploma from National College of Education with Agriculture as the main subject with G.C.E. (O/L) New or NCGE (Six passes in one sitting, with four credit passes including Science and Mathematics) and G.C.E.(A/L) (At least three passes in one sitting of the following subjects: Botany, Chemistry, Zoology, Biology, Physics, Mathematics(Pure/Applied), and Agriculture.)

  3. Experience:
  4. Five years (05) of experience (on the closing date of application) as a permanent employee in the government or private sector, in the field of Agriculture/Animal Production or related sectors, after obtaining the Diploma in Agriculture.

  5. Age Limit
  6. Should be below 40 years of age, on the closing date of application

Government of Sri Lanka Presidential Scholarships Program by Ministry of Higher Education and Highways:

The University of Ruhuna admit number of students with foreign qualification under the Government of Sri Lanka Presidential Scholarships Program. Foreign students who have obtained foreign qualifications equivalent to GCE (A/L) examination of Sri Lanka are eligible to apply through the Ministry of Higher Education and Highways. More details can be obtained from;

UGC scholarships for Foreign Students

The selection of students will be done by the respective Faculty Boards based on the applications recommended by the University Grants Commission.