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As one of the oldest university in the Sri Lanka,
University of Kelaniya is a unique and historic institution.

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පඤඤාය පරිසුජඣති
Self-purification is by insight

University Vision

"To become a centre of excellence in creation and dissemination of knowledge for sustainable development."

University Mission

"To nurture intellectual citizens through creativity and innovation, who contribute to the national development."

2019 June 17 04.15 P.M.

“Vidulakara Punarawalokana”: 60th Anniversary Celebration

It was held under the patronage of the most Venerable Dr. Welamitiyawe Dharmakirthi Sri Kusaladhamma Nayaka Thero, Pincipal & Director of Vidyalankara Pirivena and Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya The event was graced by Prof. D.M. Semasinghe, Vice- Chancellor and Professor Patrick Rathnayaka, Dean- faculty of Humanities & Chairman of the University 60th Anniversary Committee.
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1995

Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies

1991

Faculty of Medicine

1991

1983

Faculty of Social Sciences

1972

Vidyalankara Campus

Later the Vidyalankara Pirivena became the Vidyalankara Campus of the University of Ceylon in 1972

1972

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Vidyalankara University

The Vidyalankara Pirivena became the Vidyalankara University in 1959

1875

Vidyalankara Pirivena

The University of Kelaniya has its origin in the historic Vidyalankara Pirivena, founded in 1875 as a centre of learning for Buddhist monks. It was one of the two great national centres of traditional higher learning, heralding the first phase of the national movement and national resurgence.

1875

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