Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, affiliated to the University of Kelaniya, is one of the two University institutes of Ayurveda education in Sri Lanka.
The Institute has its origin in the well-known Gampaha Sidayurveda Vidyalaya founded by Ayurveda Pandit G. P. Wickramarachchi in 1929, as a centre of learning Siddayurveda tradition of medicine.
It offers undergraduate, certificate, diploma and postgraduate degrees.
Masters degree programs:
Master of Science in Management and Administration of Ayurveda Institutions
Postgraduate Diploma in Management and Administration of Ayurveda Institutions
The Institute offers the Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) degree, a six year course including one year internship training in state hospitals. Further the institute provides the facility for Ayurveda graduates to upgrade their administrative capabilities by conducting Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital Management.
Currently the Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) degree programme is conducted by five departments of study namely the Department of Ayurveda, Department of Dravyaguna, Department of Shalya Shalaky, Department of Kaumarabhrity stree Roga and the Department of Cikitsa.
For more details contact:
Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute
University of Kelaniya, Kandy Road, Yakkala,
Tel 033-2222748, 2222740, 033 3340101
Fax 033-2222739,033 2226618, 033 2223784, 033 222378
Email – [email protected]
(Other Government Institute offering Ayurveda Degrees in Sri Lanka – The Institute of Indigenous Medicine (IIM) of University of Colombo https://studentlanka.com/2013/02/05/institute-of-indigenous-medicine-iim/)