The Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka was established under the universitites Act Number 16 of 1978 on 7th November 1995 and ceremonially inaugurated on 2nd February 1996. Assigned to the University are the faculties of Agricultural Sciences , Applied Sciences, Geomatics, Management studies and Social Scences and Languages set up at Belihuloya in Rathnapura District of the Sabaragamuwa Province.
The mission of the faculty is to search for, and disseminate knowledge in the sphere of Agiculture. The faculty produces graduates in Agricultural Sciences who are proficient in the sciences /disciplines and practical skills in agriculture to contribute towards the manpower requirements of the nation.
The objective of the faculty at the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka is to produce graduates who would be able to