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Members of the Faculty of Graduate Studies


Chairman to the Board of Study of Agricultural Sciences

Prof. S. Sutharsan
B.Sc. Agric. (EUSL), M. Agric., D. Agric. (Nagoya, Japan), Dip. in Comp. (EUSL)
Professor in Crop Science
Research Interest: Sustainable Agriculture, Organic Farming,Conservation Agriculture, Rice Agronomy, Floriculture

Chairman to the Board of Study of Sciences


Prof. S. Thirukkanesh
B.Sc. (Hons) (EUSL), M.Sc. (Natal , South Africa), Ph.D (KwaZulu - Natal, South Africa)
Professor in Mathematics

Chairman to the Board of Study of Languages, Religious & Cultural Studies


Prof. Sinnathamby Santhirasegaram
PhD, MPhil, BA (Hons), Edu.
Professor in the Department of Tamil Studies
Research Interest: Folklore, History of Tamil Literature, Ancient Tamil Poetry, Tamil Modern Literature,Criticism ,Cultural Studies.

Chairman to the Board of Study of Commerce & Management


Prof Florence Bharathy Kennedy
PhD (Annamalai University, India), MBA (RUSL), BBA Hons (EUSL)
Professor in Management
Department of Commerce and Management
Faculty of Commerce and Management

Chairman to the Board of Study of Healthcare Sciences


Prof. M Umakanth
MBBS(Jaf), MD(Col), MRCP(UK), MRCP(Lon), FRCP(Edin), Dip in Diabetes
Professor in Medicine 
Department of Clinical Sciences
Faculty of Health-Care Sciences
Eastern University, Sri Lanka

Chairman to the Board of Study of Aesthetics Studies


Prof. V. Inpamohan
B.A. Hons, (EUSL), M.Phil (UJ), Ph.D (UJ)
Professor in Fine Arts 
Research Interest: Esthetics, Folk arts, Indigenous studies

Chairman to the Board of Study of Economics


Prof. T. Bhavan
PhD (HUST), M.Sc (UoP) ,B.A(Hons) (UoJ)
Professor in the Department of Economics
Department of Economics
Faculty of Commerce and Management
Research Interests: International Financial Flows, International Trade 

Chairman to the Board of Study of Education & Social Sciences


Prof. V. Gunaretnam
B.A. Hons. (UJ), M.Phil (UJ)
Professor in Political Science
Department of Social Science
Faculty of Arts and Culture

Senate Nominee to Board of Graduate Studies


Prof T Jayasingam
Emeritus Professor in Botany

Dr. S Maunaguru
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Prof. Nimal F. Perera 
Emeritus Professor in Animal Science

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Mr. Kanapathipillai Karunaharan 
SLAS (Special)

Former Government Agent, Batticaloa


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