The 97th General Convocation of the University of Kelaniya

The 97th General Convocation of the University of Kelaniya was successfully held on the 30th of January 2018 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) for the conferment of Bachelor’s Degrees of the University of Kelaniya.
The Convocation was consisted of two sessions. Accordingly, 390 graduands (External Candidates) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and 104 graduands (External Candidates) of the Faculty of Humanities were awarded the Bachelor of Arts (General) Degree certificates during the First Session.
During the Second Session, 176 graduands (External Candidates) of the Faculty of Humanities and 234 graduands (External Candidates) of the Faculty of Social Sciences were awarded the Bachelor of Arts (General) Degree certificates.
The convocation was presided over by Thripitaka Vagishvaracharya, Mahopadhyaya, Pandith, the most Venerable Welamitiyawe Dharmakirthi Sri Kusala Dhamma Thera, – the Chief Prelate of the Colombo and Chilaw regions and Chancellor of University of Kelaniya. The event was graced by Professor D.M. Semasinghe, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya, Prof. Lakshman Senevirathne, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of University, Mr. W.M. Karunaratne, Registrar of the University, Deans of Faculties, Directors of Postgraduate Institutes, Directors of Institutes, Heads of academic Departments, academic staff of the University and parents.