Professor Hema Wijewardena Gold Medal

This medal was established in 1994 by Professor Hema Wijewardena, the founding Head of the Department, a former Dean of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce and a former Professor in Commerce at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.  He was a Professor in Accounting and presently Honorary Principal fellow in the School of Accounting and Finance at the University of Wollongong, Australia.

Prof. Hema Wijewardena medal is awarded annually at the university convocation to a student who obtains the highest overall GPA (Grade Point Average) among the First Class Division Pass in the B. Com. (Special) Degree Programme.  The medal may be awarded to a student who obtains a Second Class (Upper Division) Pass with the highest overall GPA if there is no First Class Division Pass.

Hirdaramani Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually by the Hirdaramani Group of Companies in memory of the late Mr. Bagawandas Hirdaramani and the late Mr. Nanda Hirdaramani, founder members of the Hirdaramani group. It is offered to a student who obtains the highest GPA in the B. Com. (Special) Degree Part I examination.

Best Student Award

In order to strengthen the main intention of the degree programme, the Department has decided to offer a best student award for each subject offers by the Department, effective from 01.01.2017. The students who enrolled the Bachelor of Commerce (Special) Degree Programme are eligible to receive these awards. The students who take the highest mark for the Semester End Examinations of the following subjects offered by the Department of Commerce are selected as the best students. Accordingly, 18 students are eligible for receiving the best student award per academic year. However, if there are more than one students who scored highest mark per subject, more than one awards are offered per subject.

Awards and Scholarships News


Best Student Award Ceremony – 2019

The aim of the Department of Commerce is to produce graduates with appropriate and sufficient managerial skill, knowledge and experience, who are competent to support and augment the economic development of the country by generating and imparting scientific knowledge with … Continued

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