Frequently Asked Questions


How to find us?

Faculty of Medicine of University of Kelaniya is situated on a spacious 35 acre campus at Ragama, Sri Lanka. The faculty is easily accessible via road and rail is within 14.7 miles of Bandaranaike International Airport via Colombo - Katunayake Expy/E03.

By Rail

The nearest train station to medical faculty is Ragama Railway Station, situated around 0.59 miles away from the faculty. Ragama is on the little north-east of Colombo, the country's capital town, with regular rail services to destinations throughout the Sri Lanka.

You can get down from Ragama railway-station and get a bus (route number 262/1) towards faculty under flyover near hospital or you can get a taxi to the faculty. Taxis are available at the station.

Here is a link that you may find helpful.

Train Schedule - Sri Lanka Railways

By Bus

This is bus information starting from Colombo, the country's capital town.

Take the bus route number 262 (Ragama-Petteh) and get down from Ragama town. From Ragama onwards you can get the bus route number 262/1 (Dambuwa-Ragama) & get down from "Campus Halt".

Google Map

How to contact us?

Dean - Faculty of Medicine  Senior Assistant Registrar 
 drprasantha  SARi
Prof. Prasantha S. Wijesinghe
Tel: +94-11-2955280
Email: [email protected]
Mrs. W.E.M.Wagalath
Tel: +94 112961162
Email: [email protected]
     icon phone  By Phone +94112961000, +94112958219, +94112958039, +94112956153
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Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya
P.O Box 6, Thalagolla Road, Ragama, Sri Lanka

What are the qualifications you would need as a foreign student to apply for MBBS Degree Program?

Each year the Faculty offers a small number of places on our MBBS degree programme, for students with foreign qualifications.

Such places are on a self-financing basis, and subject to admission criteria and tuition fees stipulated by the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka.

Prospective students are advised to refer to information published on the UGC and Ministry of higher education Sri Lanka websites ( & Genaral Information for foreign students) regarding Admission of Students with Foreign Qualifications to Undergraduate Courses in the Universities of Sri Lanka.

Is there a guide for International Elective Students?


Overseas medical students who wish to undertake elective appointments are welcome to engage in hospital based clinical work in order to get acquainted with common medical problems encountered in this part of the world. Sri Lanka being a South Asian tropical island , is susceptible to some unique medical problems that overseas students may not be exposed to in their medical career.

Further you can refer the following website regarding elective appointments in our faculty :   Click Here >>

How can I donate a dead body to the faculty?

There is a form you need to fill if you want to donate a dead body to the faculty.

Click the below button to download the form,

Click Here >>

For more information you can contact through these numbers,

Tel:  0112961163, 0112961000, 0112961124, 0112958337

Does your faculty provide water quality testing services?

Yes. Department of Medical Microbiology provides water quality testing services to general public. Please click the below link to get instructions.

Instructions for collecting of water samples for Bacteriological Analysis