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Faculty Quality Assurance Cell

Overview of Faculty Quality Assurance Cell

The Faculty of Engineering Quality Assurance Cell (FQAC) of the University of Ruhuna is committed to ensuring and enhancing the quality of the undergraduate and postgraduate programs of the Faculty of Engineering. Currently, the Faculty of Engineering conducts five undergraduate degree programs. All undergraduate degree programs are accredited by IESL (Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka) in accordance with the Washington Accord.

The Chairperson of the FQAC is appointed by the Vice-Chancellor for three years. The Chairperson works on a part-time basis and reports to the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Director of the Centre for Quality Assurance (CQA), University of Ruhuna. The Chairperson is a member of the Senate Standing Committee of Quality Assurance which meets every second working Tuesday of a month, where the Chairperson reports faculty level QA activities to the SSQA which in turn reports to the Senate.

The Faculty Quality Assurance Cell is chaired by the Chairperson and consists of thirteen Quality Assurance Coordinators representing all the departments, Coordinator, Engineering Education Centre; Deputy Senior Student Counselor; Member, By-Law and Curriculum Revision Committee; and Senior Assistant Librarian. The Assistant Registrar of the Faculty serves as the secretary to the cell. The QA Committee meeting is scheduled to take place on the second week Tuesday of every month and is a regular meeting in the Faculty calendar. The agenda for the meeting covers the full spectrum of quality assurance activities of the Faculty. The QA Committee serves as a medium to share best practices in the different departments and provides a critical review of the effectiveness of existing QA procedures and makes necessary improvements.

Vision of the CQA

To assure the highest quality in all study programmes of the University that is respected worldwide.

Mission of the CQA

To ensure continuous quality improvements and achieve standards of academic excellence through quality assurance mechanisms. CQA, in collaboration with Faculty Quality Assurance Cells established at faculties, library and other entities of the University is committed to achieving following goals;

     • Ensuring the expansion of the access to education meets the needs of the country and aligns with national educational policy frameworks.
     • Ensuring continuous improvement in quality of education, research and service experience of students.
     • Ensuring justice, transparency and equity in QA functions and processes.
     • Contributing towards Good Governance.
     • Inculcating the culture of quality enhancement among students and all categories of staff.

Member of the FQAC-Faculty of Engineering


Prof. Sudhira De Silva Chairperson

Dr. Chandana Perera Member, By-Law and Curriculum Revision Committee

Dr. Ruwan Appuhamy Deputy Senior Student Counselor

Dr. Sujeewa Wimalsena Coordinator / Engineering Education Centre

Dr. K. S. Wanniarachchi Representative / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. U. Galappaththi Representative / Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Dr. R. P. S. Chandrasena Representative / Department of Electrical and Information Engineering

Dr. W. T. G. Samantha Representative / Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

Mr. J. J. G. Arachchige Senior Assistant Librarian
10. Ms. H.D. Dissanayaka Secretary/Assistant Registrar

News & Events

All of the past News & Events


ARS - 2020

The ARS 2020 is the 7th Annual Research Symposium of Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna which will bring together the key researchers, academics and practitioners from industry spread all over the country.

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IESL Techno - 2018

Techno exhibition 2018 organized by IESL was held on 12th, 13th and 14th October 2018 at the BIMCH. This is the largest engineering exhibition organized annually which features wide range of engineering and technology products and services in

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Master Program 2021/2022

(Applications now open until 30th April 2021)
Applications are calling for the 5th intake of the Postgraduate Program (M.Eng) conducted by Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Ruhuna.

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Computer Engineering

The department of Electrical and Information Engineering (DEIE) commenced a new specialization program, named as Computer Engineering which takes an intake of 200 students per year.


All of the past Achievement

Inter-University Debate Competition 2021 - Runners Up

The University of Ruhuna debate team emerged as runners up in the Inter-University Debate Competition 2021, which was organized by IESL YMS. In the final, the UoR team represented the opposition in the topic of “Shifting towards 70% renewable energy power by 2030 is feasible, regardless of the current economic standpoint and framework of Sri Lanka”. Congratulations to the UoR debate team.

IET Young Women Engineer (YWE) 2019

Two candidates from University of Ruhuna have made to the final 5 of IET Young Women Engineer (YWE) 2019 which is a remarkable achievement. On behalf of IET On Campus Ruhuna, we would like to express our warm wishes to both the great engineers. e Winner of IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year 2019

Faculty Stall at Techno 2017 Won an Award

The Techno 2017 annual engineering exhibition organized by the IESL was held during October 13th, 14th and 15th 2017. Selected final year projects from Department of Civil and Environment Engineering, Department of Electrical and Information Engineering and Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing engineering was showcased during the exhibition representing the faculty of engineering university of Ruhuna. The faculty won the silver award for the best display with university projects.

Related Links

  • UoR
  • MIS
  • LMS
  • EEC
  • UGC
  • IESL
  • IEEE

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