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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. R Kumaravadivel Chairman/Standing Committee on Sciences University Grants Commission
Secretary Mrs. Janadari Wijesinghe Senior Assistant Secretary/Academic Affairs University Grants Commission
Members
Prof. KRR Mahanama Dean/Science / University of Colombo University of Colombo
Prof. SR Kodituwakku Dean/Science / University of Peradeniya University of Peradeniya
Prof. Sudantha Liyanage Dean/Applied Sciences / University of Sri Jayawardenapura University of Sri Jayawardenapura
Prof. Bimali Jayawardena Dean/Science / University of Kelaniya University of Kelaniya
Prof. J.P. Jeyadevan Dean/Science / University of Jaffna University of Jaffna
Prof. P.A. Jayantha Dean/Science / University of Ruhuna University of Ruhuna
Dr. RA Maithreepala Dean/Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology / University of Ruhuna University of Ruhuna
Dr. (Mrs) M.Vinobaba Dean/Science / Eastern University, Sri Lanka Eastern University, Sri Lanka
Prof. (Ms.) Lilani K Senaratna Dean/Faculty of Natural Sciences Open University of Sri Lanka
Dr. BA Karunaratne Dean/Applied Science / Rajarata University of Sri Lanka Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
Prof. Udaya Rathnayaka Dean/Applied Science / Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
Dr. L. D.R.D. Perera Dean/Applied Science / Waymba University of Sri Lanka Waymba University of Sri Lanka
Dr. U. L. Zainudeen Dean/Applied Sciences / South Eastern University of Sri Lanka South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
Dr. EP Sisira K Ediriweera Acting Dean/Sciences & Technology/UWU Uwa Wellassa University 
Dr. S Kuhanesan Dean/Applied Sciences/Vavuniya/University of Jaffna University of Jaffna
Mr. S. Loheeswaran Head/Department of Physical Science/Trincomalee Campus Eastern University, Sri Lanka
Prof. Namal Priyantha Director/ Postgraduate Institute of Science/University of Peradeniya University of Peradeniya
 

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