The 98th General Convocation of the University of Kelaniya was successfully held on the 24th of May 2018 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH).
During the first session, 446 graduands were awarded the following degrees; Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy, Master of Public Health in Epidemiology, Master of Science, Master of Commerce, Master of Social Science, Master of Business Administration in Business Technology, Master of Business Administration, Master of Human Resource Management, Master of Arts (Two Year), Master of Science (One Year), Master of Defence Studies, Master of Finance in Business, Master of Business in Accounting, Master of Social Science, Postgraduate Diploma.
During the second session 418 graduands of Bachelor of Business Management (General) Degree and Bachelor of Arts Degree were awarded certificates.
The convocation was presided over by Thripitaka Vagishvaracharya, Mohopadhyaya, Pandith, the most Venerable Welamitiyawe Dharmakirthi Sri Kusala Dhamma Thera, – The Chief Prelate of the Colombo and Chilaw regions and the 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. Karunarathne, Registrar of the University, Deans of the Faculties, Directors of Postgraduate Institutes, Directors of Institutes, Heads of academic Departments, Academic Staff of the University and parents of the graduands.