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Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA)

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  • Sri Lanka, Lombron
  • Founded in 1975
  • ID 1014400003

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About the university

~ $4,554 / year
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Vision of the Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture is to be a Centre of Excellence in Postgraduate Education, Research and Outreach in Agriculture and Related Fields to Serve the Needs of Government, Industry and the Global Community. Mission of the Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture is to be a National and Regional Centre for Postgraduate Education, Research and Outreach by Providing a Theoretically Sound and Practically Oriented Training to Produce Competent, Innovative and Dedicated Persons to Foster National Development of Agriculture and Allied Fields.

Education programs

Administration

Master of Business Administration

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $6,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,235

    Fee for domestic students

Agriculture

~ $4,542 / year

M.Sc. in Plant Biology Conservation and Breeding (CW & R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,111

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Biotechnology (CW &R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,111

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Agricultural & Bio-systems Engineering (CW &R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,235

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Integrated Water Resources Management (CW & R )

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,235

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Integrated Water Resources Management (CW only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $741

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Environmental Economics (CW & R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $988

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Environmental Economics (CW Only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $494

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Natural Resource Management (CW Only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $494

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Natural Resource Management (CW & R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $988

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Development Communication and Extension (CW only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $617

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Development Communication and Extension (CW &R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,111

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Organizational Management (CW &R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,358

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Organizational Management (CW only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $864

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Animal Science (CW only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $617

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Aquatic Bio-Resources Management and Aquaculture (CW only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $617

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Dairy and Meat Product Technology (CW only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $617

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Animal Science (CW &R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,111

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Poultry Science and Technology (CW &R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,111

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Dairy and Meat Product Technology (CW &R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,111

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Aquatic Bio-Resources Management and Aquaculture (CW & R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,111

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Poultry Science and Technology (CW only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $617

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Applied Statistics (CW & R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,235

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Bio-Statistics (CW only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $741

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Bio-Statistics (CW & R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,235

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Crop Science (CW & R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $10,618

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Crop Science (CW only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $741

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Floriculture and Landscape Architecture (CW only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $741

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Floriculture and Landscape Architecture (CW &R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,235

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Plantation Crop Management (CW )

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $741

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Plantation Crop Management (CW & R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,235

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Environmental Forestry (CW Only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $741

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Environmental Forestry (CW & R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,235

    Fee for domestic students

M Sc. in Horticulture (CW & R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,235

    Fee for domestic students

M Sc. in Horticulture (CW only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $741

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Tropical Agriculture

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,975

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Food Science & Technology (CW Only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $741

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Food Science & Technology (CW & R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,235

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Food & Nutrition (CW & R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,235

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Food & Nutrition (CW Only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $741

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Molecular and Applied Microbiology (CW & R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,111

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Environmental Soil Science (CW & R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,111

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Soil and Environmental Microbiology (CW only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $617

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Soil and Environmental Microbiology (CW &R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,111

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Tropical Soil Management (CW & R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,111

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Tropical Soil Management (CW Only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $617

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Environmental Soil Science (CW only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $617

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Plant Biology Conservation and Breeding (CW only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $617

    Fee for domestic students

M.Sc. in Molecular and Applied Microbiology (CW Only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $617

    Fee for domestic students

Biology

~ $4,000 / year

M.Sc. in Biotechnology (CW only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $617

    Fee for domestic students

Food and Nutrition

~ $4,000 / year

M.Sc. in Plant Protection Technology (CW only)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $4,000

    Fee for international students

  • $617

    Fee for domestic students

Landscape

~ $5,000 / year

M.Sc. in Plant Protection Technology (CW & R)

  • English

    Language of instructions

  • Full-time

    Study mode

  • $5,000

    Fee for international students

  • $1,111

    Fee for domestic students

International students friendly

Over the years the PGIA has been proud to bestow many International postgraduates to the world. As a centre of excellence in postgraduate research and education, the PGIA is always ready to cater its knowledge to international students. Please go thorough the Student Prospectus by visiting www.pgia.ac.lk.

Accommodation

There are many places of accommodation ready to welcome local and international students at Peradeniya. The Peradeniya area can cater to almost all requirements and comfort needs of the majority of Rooms, apartments and houses are available at reasonable rates. The PGIA guest house, located a few minutes’ drive from the PGIA on the Hanthana range is an affordable, warm stay for most international students until they find permanent accommodation.

Scholarships

The PGIA offers limited number of partial scholarships for international students. The PGIA has waived off the application fee from International applicants. Please go thorough the Student Prospectus by visiting www.pgia.ac.lk. Research students can obtain funds from Research Facilitation Fund (RFF) for their research activities at the M.Phil. and Ph.D. levels for a 2-3 years full time research of national importance.

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Required documents for admission

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  • Official Academic Transcript
  • Online Application form
  • Letters of reccomendation (MA, PhD)
  • 2 passport sized photographs
  • 2 Referee Reports
  • Copy of the Birth Certificate
  • Copy of the B.Sc. and/or M.Sc. degree certificate
  • Payment proof of Application fee

Why people choose this university

High-quality education International recognition Attractive tuition fees Top of the best universities Professional teaching staff High scientific degree Many years of training experience Participation in scientific research

Contacts

Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA)
Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, Old Galaha Road, 20400
Lombron 20400
Sri Lanka

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