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Five Gold Medals with Highest GPA Award to the Old Nalandian Ashan Ariyawansa at the General Convocation of the University of Colombo



Old Nalandian Ashan Ariyawansa B.Sc. (Special Degree in Physics) of 2009 A/L Batch and a graduate at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, has awarded for achieving the highest GPA in physical science in 2014 at the General Convocation of the University of Colombo 2014 which was held on 22nd of July, 2015 at the BMICH.

He has also obtained five gold medals at the general convocation 2014 including Prof. Thilak Hettiarachchi Open Award for Academic Excellence and the Gulamhusein A. J. Noorbhai Gold Medal for Best Physics Research Project.

Mr. Ashan Ariyawansa obtained three A passes at the G. C. E. A/L Examination in 2009 and chose the path of Physical Science instead of Engineering. He was at the general convocation wearing Nalanda College Tie.

Congratulations dear son of Mother Nalanda. Mother Nalanda is proud of you !

President congratulates Nalandian Student Rakitha Malewana, who discovers a new method to cure HIV/AIDS

Rakitha Malewana, a student from Nalanda College in Colombo, who developed a new method to cure HIV/AIDS, called on President Maithripala Sirisena today (18th of June, 2015) at the President’s Official Residence. President Sirisena congratulated the students who brightened the name of Motherland by discovering this new medicine. He also wished for his future endeavors and pledged to provide state patronage for him to conduct his research activities.

Scientists participated in the International Science Project Olympiad (ISPrO) Jakarta, Indonesia praised the Rakitha Malewana’s method which used Nano technology to control the spread of HIV/AIDS. Rananjaya Subhash Gamage, another Nalandian along with Rakitha Malewana managed to bag two gold medals out of four gold medals presented at the ISPr Jakarta, Indonesia.

Rakitha Malewana told President that he has no desire to enter into a foreign university, but wish to enter into the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University to do further studies and research.

(NEWS and photos by President Media)

Island First Place of G.C.E. (O/L) 2014 to Nalanda




The results of G. C. E. Ordinary Level Examination 2014 were released on 30th of March, 2015. L. Tharindu Nirmal Wickramasinghe of Nalanda College, Colombo, Sri Lanka emerged as the island first place of G. C. E. O/L 2014. Second Place went to Sanduni Nawanjana of Holly Cross College, Gampaha.

Tharindu is a talented Nalandian even also in extra curricular activities. Also he is an English announcer, violin player, chess player, an active member of astronomy society and a scout at Nalanda College.

Congratulations Nalandian. Mother Nalanda is proud of you.

Top Board of Prefects' Guild 2014/2015

Head Prefect

  • Malik Peiris

Deputy Head Prefects

  • Chamath Deegalle
  • Malisha Gajanayake
  • Dinuka Abeywickrama
  • Manula De Zoysa


Congratulations brothers..!

Nalanda Debaters won the Championship of Senpathi Sangrama 2014

The Sinhala Oratory and Debating Society of Nalanda College won the championship of Senpathi Sangrama 2014, all island debating tournament organized by the Debating Society of D. S. Senanayake College, Colombo.

Nalanda Debaters to the Next Round at Sirasa TV the Debater

Sinhala Oratory and Debating Society of Nalanda College won the debate with Rathnavali Balika Vidyalaya, Gampaha which was held on 8th November, 2014 at the TV program The Debater on Sirasa TV. With this victory, Nalandians goes to the next round of the competition.

Best debater of the debate was Chanduni Niroshani of Rathnavali Balika Vidyalaya, Gampaha.

Congratulations Nalandians. And thank you for giving the best birthday present to mother Nalanda..!

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Nalanda College 90th Anniversary (1924 - 2014)

Nalanda College was started in 1924 and registered in 1925 as government school. It has rewarded great leaders and noble sons to the entire world from the start under great teachers, education and right guidance. Now mother Nalanda is celebrating her 90th anniversary. Nalanda College has planned a week starts from November 1st which celebrates 90th anniversary with different events.

Tribute Mahela Jayawardene at his Farewell Test Cricket Match


The Old Nalandians’ Silver Committee which consists of 8 age groups from 2000 to 2007, under the guidance of Nalanda College Old Boys’ Association - the Legitimate Old Boys’ Association of Nalanda College plans to organize the below as tribute to their brother and friend maestro Mahela Jayawardena at his farewell test match.

Jayawardena is one of the elite Sri Lankan cricketers who is considered as one of the magnets in the international arena and most of all one of the best paragons of Mother Nalanda. Nalanda is gathering their numbers to honour him and bestow on him a supreme send-off befitting such a worthy gentleman at the final test match of his career at the SSC grounds on 14th - 18th August.

A Spectator Stand has been organised at the SSC exclusively for all Nalandians including present and old Nalandians, past Principals, Masters-in-Charge and teachers at the ground during all 5 days. (Tokyo Cement Stand – Entrance from SSC main Gate)

All Nalandians are hereby invited to come and pay your gratitude and salute their most famous son on the verge of ending is illustrious career.


More information: 

  • Milinda 0777-310938
  • Vindula 0718-734040
  • Dinuka 0773-039943
  • Gayantha 0777-313330

Bronze Medal at the 8th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics 2014

Isuru Abeyratne of Nalanda College (Also a member of Astronomical Society of Nalanda College) has won a bronze medal at the 8th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) 2014. This is the first time a Sri Lankan student has won a medal in an International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics. This is a huge step in Sri Lankan Astronomy history. Congratulations Isuru for bringing the glory for our Sri Lanka and Mother Nalanda.

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