Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

The Faculty of Agriculture was initiated in 2001 with the aim of developing sustainable agricultural systems particularly focused on the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka by utilizing rural farm settings and natural resources effectively. To achieve this goal, Faculty of Agriculture offers a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.Sc. (Agric.) as a special degree, which is a four-year degree programme.

The Bachelor degree programme comprises of semester-based evaluations that consist of eight semesters, during which different courses are offered by the four departments. These four departments are, Agricultural Engineering and Soil Science (ES), Agricultural Systems (AS), Animal and Food Sciences (AF) and Plant Sciences (PS).


Faculty of Agriculture envisions to be a dynamic , innovative and renowned center for excellence in agriculture.


Mission of the Faculty of Agriculture is− to produce innovative and dynamic graduates with sound knowledge and requisite skills towards achieving a sustainable development in Agriculture,through creating a conductive environment for teaching ,learning ,research and dissemination of knowledge


Dr. A.M.J.B. Adikari

B.Sc. Agric. (P’deniya) Sri Lanka, M.Sc. (NDRI) India, PhD(Virginia Tech)USA

P: +94 252 221 610

F: +94 252 221 610

E: deanagrirusl@yahoo.com

News Highlights

04 April 2019

11thAnnual Research Symposium_2019 was successfully held on 04.04.2019.

22 April 2019

Call for a consultant to develop the academic program of the Department of Agricultural Systems, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

30 April 2019

SLJAE calls for full length research manuscripts/ short communications / review papers

RUSL’s First Three Minutes Thesis (3MT) Competition-Successfully held at the 10th Annual Research Symposium of Faculty of Agriculture

03 February 2019

Article co-authored by Dr. Wolly Wijayaratne on 'Fall Army Worm' appeared in Sunday Lankadeepa

06 February 2019

Inauguration Ceremony for new entrants (2017/2018)

02 February 2019

Fall Armyworm awareness Program

08 October 2018

Dr. Wolly Wijayaratne appointed as Editorial Board Member of JSPR

23 January 2019

VIANDS – The Food and Nutrition Day 2019

29 December 2018

Walk to Conserve Malwathu Oya