Institute for Agro Technology and Rural Sciences - UCIARS
University of Colombo Institute for Agro-Technology & Rural Sciences The University of Colombo Institute of Agro-Technology and Rural Sciences(UCIARS) was established as an Institute with blended distance mode of teaching to provide opportunities of higher education to farming community across barriers of age, space, time and academic background, under Section 24 A and Section 18 of the Universities Act no 16 of 1978 and the University of Colombo Institute of Agro-technology and Rural Sciences Ordinance No. 02 of 20082.
The Order under Section 24 A came into operation with effect from 23rd August 2008. The establishment of this Institute heralded an era of affirmative action on the part of the Government of Sri Lanka to "uplift farming in Sri Lanka as a prestigious occupation through arming the farming community with modern knowledge and information technology".
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Weligatta New Town , Weligatta , Hambantota
Courses @ Institute for Agro Technology and Rural Sciences - UCIARS
A Higher Diploma and graduates in Agro-technology should be capable of identifying and analyzing problems in agro-technology and related sectors at the local, regional, national and global needs.
4 years long
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