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University Grants Commission - Sri Lanka

Sciences

Terms of Reference

 


 

  • Initiate actions on policy directions issued by the UGC from time to time and take steps to implement prescribed initiatives, programmes and activities at university/campus/institute level.
  • Evaluate proposals submitted by universities/Institutes with respect to curricular reforms and curriculum for new study programmes and submit recommendations to the Commission.
  • Evaluate proposals submitted by Universities/Institutes for the establishment of new Departments/Faculties/Institutes and submit recommendations to the Commission.
  • Frame guidelines for planning of new undergraduate degree programmes, namely, a) ways and means of evaluating need and demand, b) graduate profile, c) structure of the study programme, d) courses and intended learning outcomes and planning for course modules, e) evaluation procedures and f) credit qualification framework for natural and applied science degree programmes.
  • Function as a catalytic unit to promote new initiatives and reforms to improve and advance quality and relevance of natural and Applied Science Degree programmes and convey to the Commission for consideration.

 


Members Information

 

Membership Name Designation University /HEI
Chairman  Prof. Chandana P Udawatte Vice Chairman University Grants Commission
Secretary Ms. M.P.K. Senadeera Assistant Secretary/Academic Affairs University Grants Commission
Members
Prof. Upul Sonnadara Dean/Faculty of Science University of Colombo
Prof. S.R. Kodituwakku Dean/Faculty of Science University of Peradeniya
Prof. Laleen Karunanayake Dean/Faculty of Applied Sciences University of Sri Jayawardenapura
Prof. S.R.D. Kalingamudali Dean/Faculty of Science University of Kelaniya
Prof. P. Ravirajan Dean/Faculty of Science University of Jaffna
Prof. P.A. Jayantha Dean/Faculty of Science University of Ruhuna
Dr. (Mrs.) H. B. Asanthi Dean/Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology University of Ruhuna
Prof. P. Peratheepan Dean/Faculty of Science Eastern University, Sri Lanka
Prof. J.C.N. Rajendra Dean/Faculty of Natural Sciences Open University of Sri Lanka
Prof. Ranjith Edirisinghe Dean/Faculty of Applied Sciences Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
Dr. (Mrs) Rasangi Sabaragamuwa Dean/Faculty of Applied Sciences Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
Dr. L.D.R.D. Perera Dean/Faculty of Applied Sciences Waymba University of Sri Lanka
Dr. U. L. Zainudeen Dean/Faculty of Applied Sciences South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
Dr. H.M.J.C. Pitawala Dean/Faculty of Sciences & Technology Uwa Wellassa University 
Dr. (Ms) A. Nanthakumaran Dean/Applied Sciences University of Vavuniya
Mr. S. Thadchanamoorthy Trincomalee Campus
Prof. A. Pitawala Director/Postgraduate Institute of Science University of Peradeniya
Prof.K.R.R. Mahanama Faculty of Science University of Colombo
Prof (Mrs) H.A.D. Ruwandeepika QAC observer