Department of Physical Education
The main objective of the department is to promote and improve the students' sporting abilities and provide opportunities to develop individual and team sport and physical education of the students of Rajarata University of Sri Lanka.
The university is allocating a considerable amount of funds for the department of physical education from its annual budget. The main office is situated at Mihintale with strength training hall, badminton court and playground. A new students’ centre in the Faculty of Agriculture which facilitates with in-door badminton court, room for table tennis, carrom room, strength room, changing rooms and office for Physical Education Instructor. The Physical Education Unit is providing facilities and conducting training programmes in Badminton, Carrom, Chess, Cricket, Elle, Football, Hockey, Netball, Table Tennis, Track &Field, Volleyball, Wrestling, Weightlifting and Strength Training for students on array of sports. Annual sports events such as, Inter Faculty Freshers’ Sports Tournament, Inter-Faculty Sports Tournament, Open Championships and Inter University Sports Tournament coaching camps, workshops and seminars, friendly matches and recreational programs are also conducted by the Physical Education Unit. The department enter the student for inter university tournaments, sport federations tournaments, invitational tournaments and sports ministry tournaments in locally. Also the department prepares the road to students to represent international events such as world University games, Asian University games, South Asian University games and some invitational tournaments of Universities and Clubs.