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


Prof. 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

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29 October 2019

One day training programme titled, “Nursery Management Techniques of Commercial Floricultural Crops” funded by UNESCO

28 September 2019

Dr. Wolly Wijayaratne receives Norman E. Borlaug Fellowship

31 October 2019

Call for a Consultant to develop two English Courses to the academic program of the Department of Agricultural Systems, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

30 October 2019

Terms of Reference (ToR) for Trainer/Facilitator Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop on “How to become a successful mentor”

09 October 2019

Farmer Training Program on "Dairy Product Processing", funded by UNESCO

18 September 2019

Farmer Training Programme on “Minimizing Postharvest Losses of Crop Products in Anuradhapura Area”, funded by UNESCO

20 August 2019

Farmer Training Program on "Alternative feed sources for dairy cattle", funded by UNESCO

15 October 2019

Extension of Application Deadline: Master of Agriculture - Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

04 September 2019

Inauguration of e-Journal, Faculty of Agriculture, RUSL

Call for a consultant to develop English Courses, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

22 August 2019

Krushi Mela 2019 Agricultural Exhibition

30 July 2019

Crop Diagnostic Clinic, at Paniyankadawala

Calling for Expression of Interest (EoI) for academic staff Training on Curriculum Development and OBE-LCT Approaches in Teaching

Competitive Grants received from the AHEAD Project for the Faculty of Agriculture, RUSL

04 July 2019

Agro's English Night "Efflorescence 2019"

15 May 2019

SLJAE opens submissions to the volume 2 of 2019

04 April 2019

11thAnnual Research Symposium_2019 was successfully held on 04.04.2019.

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

06 February 2019

Inauguration Ceremony for new entrants (2017/2018)

02 February 2019

Fall Armyworm awareness Program

23 January 2019

VIANDS – The Food and Nutrition Day 2019

29 December 2018

Walk to Conserve Malwathu Oya