Vision, Mission and Core Values


To be a leading centre of excellence in teaching, learning, research and innovation, scholarship and community engagement


To produce intellectually and professionally competent graduates and postgraduates in alignment with current and emerging needs of the national and international community, engage in research, innovation and research commercialization, promote scholarship and engage with industry and community with a special emphasis on the social, economic and cultural needs of Northern Sri Lanka

Core Values

Excellence: Promoting excellence in all activities we do to exploit full potentials

Integrity: Constant pursuit of being exemplary in maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards through trust, honesty, and respect

Accountability: Ensuring good governance and management with high degree of efficiency and productivity

Freedom of Thought and Expression: Courageously exploring knowledge and ensuring freedom of thought and expression

Co-creation: Fostering ingenuity, creativity and innovation through collaborative development of impactful research and innovation, and research commercialization

Community Engagement: Transforming lives of people through identifying the needs and challenges of our community and nation and applying the knowledge we create for the benefit of the community and national development

Respect for Conservation of Nature: Influencing, encouraging and assisting societies to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable in line with the mission of IUCN

Unity in Diversity: Respecting, recognising, and valuing all people with equality, civility and dignity

Discernment: Sprit of perceiving wisdom; an organised form of life