Diploma in Agriculture

(Approved and recommended by the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands (NVQ Levels 03, 05 and 6)


To provide students with high quality Agricultural knowledge

To develop essential practical skills related to Agriculture

To expose students to local and global current trends in Agriculture

To build up personality to contribute towards local and global needs in Agriculture

Entry Requirements

Age : Above 17 years

Educational Qualifications

A minimum of three passes at the Advanced Level Examination in the Biology Stream or from Bio – System Technology Stream

A Credit pass for English at the Ordinary Level Examination

Programme Duration

Full- time two year course (NVQ Level 03,05 and 06) and six months on the Job Training programme with the National Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA)

Programme Schedule    

Tuesday to Saturday 8.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Medium of Instruction 


Course Fees

NVQ level 03, 05 and 06 exam LKR.   11,500/-
For the orientation programme LKR.    8,500/-
1st Semester LKR.  30,000/-
Non-refundable deposit LKR.    2,000/-
Registration Fee (Total) LKR.52,000/-

The above mentioned registration  should be paid before the commencement of the course

At the commencement of each semester (3 semesters) LKR30,000/- must be paid.


From 1st June, every year.


End of September, every year (A/L Pending Results)


Fr. in Charge

Rev. Fr. Thusitha Gayan Solangaarachchi

Contact Nos.      : 0767456600, 011-2694014/15, 7389115/22, 4616311; Ext: 323/290

e-mail                  : dip.agriculture@aquinas.lk

Office Location  : Peter Pillai Building – Ground floor