Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)


The Internal Quality Assurance Cell of Gamapha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya, Yakkala was established under the rules and regulation made by Quality Assurance Center of University Grant Commission Circular No. 04/2015 dated on 05th May,2015; in 2017 along with the approval of the Board of management of the Institute. The goal of the IQAC is to create an environment that pursues continuous improvement in the quality and standards of all activities and all services at GWAI, University of Kelaniya.

The IQAC headed by a Coordinator, who is guided by the IQAC, University of Kelaniya. Also it is chaired by the Director of GWAI, and is constituted as per the guidelines issued by the University Grants Commission. The Assistant Registrar of GWAI, coordinates the Functions as the Secretary to the IQAC. The IQAC meets regularly on the third Monday of each month, at 2.00 pm, in the GWAI Board Room.

The office of the IQAC is located in the A1 002 room of the institute.


Ensure the excellence in quality assurance of Ayurveda medical education in Sri Lanka higher education sector.


Harmonize and evaluate the quality assurance processes and practices in teaching, learning, research and support services.

Governing Structure

The administrative and financial control of the IQAC will be managed through a Management Committee of the Institute, which is comprised of the following composition, in terms of Commission Circular No. 04/2015 dated in 5th May, 2015;

Director/ GWAI, Coordinator/IQAC, Heads of the Departments (and/or a nominee in each department, recommended by the board of studies), Deputy Registrar (or his nominee), Deputy Bursar (or his nominee), Senior Assistant Librarian (or his nominee) and Assistant Registrar Convener/Secretary to the IQAC.

* The Internal Quality Assurance cell of GWAI was organized guest lecture series on 11th July 2018 & 25th July 2018 at Mini Auditorium.

IQAC Members

Major General (retired) H.M. Udaya Bandara Herath

Dr W.M.B.Weerasooriya

Mr. A.K.H.Dharmapriya
Head, Department of Ayurveda Basic Principles

Dr.Tissa Hewavithana
Head, Department of Daravyaguna

Dr. Dr. K.P.P. Peiris
Head, Department of Shalya Salakya

Dr. P.Vitharana
Head, Department of Cikitsä

Dr. Rajini Pushpakumari
Head, Department of Kaumärabrtya and Stree Roga

Mr. C.G.Kothalawala
Deputy Bursar

Mr. U.G.J.R. Udagedara
Senior Asst. Registrar

Mr. R.D.Ananda Tissa
Senior Assistant Librarian

Mrs. W.C.M.Fernando
Representer, Department of Ayurveda Basic Principles

Dr. S.L.Wewalwala
Representer, Department of Ayurveda Basic Principles

Mr. D.S.R.Wijewardena
Secretary, Assistant Registrar

Non Academic Staff

Mrs W. A. Chandrika

Works-Aide(Gr. III)

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 July 2019 08:42



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