General Convocation of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University 2021

The General Convocation 2021 of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University ceremonially commenced at the KDU Faculty of Graduate Studies Auditorium on 29th October 2021, and its first two sessions were successfully completed with the participation of the Chancellor, General (Retd) GH De Silva RWP VSV USP ndc gracing the occasion as the Chief Guest.

Due to the prevailing pandemic situation, the General Convocation 2021 of KDU has been planned to be conducted in eleven separate sessions on six different days and the first ten sessions will be conducted at the Faculty of Graduate Studies Auditorium on 29th October 2021 to 2nd November 2021. The final session of General Convocation 2021 of KDU is scheduled to be held in BMICH on 25th November 2021, and His Excellency the President will grace the occasion as the chief guest at the final session.

The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) of KDU conducts Doctoral and Master’s Degree programmes for the personnel in the Tri-Services, Police and Executive Officers in Public and Private Sector.

60 candidates became eligible for graduation from the Faculty of Graduate Studies under following programmes in year 2021 at Session I.

PROGRAMMES NO OF STUDENTS GRADUATED IN YEAR 2021
Master of Science in Security & Strategic Studies Programme   3
Master of Laws Programme   20
Master of Science in Management Programme   9
Master of Business Administration in Logistics Management Programme   9
Master of Science in Disaster Risk Reduction and Development Programme   3
Postgraduate Diploma in Law Programme   2
Bachelor of Science in Management Programme   14