Dean’s office of Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology offers numerous services to students and act as a source of information for other interested parties. The Dean’s office handles student registration, student recruitment and transfer & deals with legal aspects and coordinates all the departments in order of smooth continuation of Faculty’s duties. The web addition of the Dean's office is designed to minimize workload traffic while downloading forms and applications, viewing examination results and obtaining academic schedules, time tables and lecture notes etc;


The Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology, founded in 2005 is unique in the state University system of Sri Lanka. The faculty has spearheaded fisheries and marine sciences education and research in the tertiary education system of the country. The faculty consists of three academic Departments and, annually admits 210 students for the two Honours degree programs; BScHons in Fisheries and Marine Sciences, and BScHons in Marine and Freshwater Sciences. The faculty is highly conscious of the excellence of the academic programs and, uses creative and innovative teaching approaches to make subject delivery alive to the students. Course units of the degree programs have been designed to allow the students to acquire skills in laboratory techniques, fieldwork, problem-solving, teamwork, leadership, and effective communication to meet the needs of the country. Contents of the Course units are updated constantly to provide the most up-to-date information to the undergraduates. The academic programs of the Faculty are aligned with the Sri Lanka Qualification Framework (SLQF). Further, the Faculty has taken every necessary step to maintain the standard and quality of the degree programs through the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Internal Quality Assurance Unit (IQAU) of the University, and Quality Assurance and Accreditation Council (QAAC) of the University Grant Commission (UGC) of Sri Lanka. The students are nourished by friendly and well-qualified academic staff who engages in high-quality research and innovations while being deeply dedicated to undergraduate teaching. Academic and other related activities of the faculty are supported by the well-trained Demonstrators, academic-supportive, and non-academic staff members of the Faculty. The faculty also offers research degrees leading to Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Fisheries and Marine Sciences disciplines. At present, the faculty consists of 31 well-qualified academic staff, 03 academic supportive staff, 26 non-academic staff, 15 postgraduate students, and over 350 undergraduate students. With the vision of establishing futuristic research culture, the faculty has already established several Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) with leading international Universities and institutes, most of which are expanding higher education opportunities for the grandaunts.

As the academic and administrative Head of the Faculty, I cordially invite you to further explore our Faculty either online or through a visit to the Wellamadama premises of the University.

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සප්ත ස්වර මාවතේ ගිමන්හල - The Miyesi Thotupola 2022 was held on 7th September at the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology. The occasion was graced by the Vice chancellor Snr. Prof. Sujeewa Amarasena and Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof. EPS Chandana. It was a splendid evening for the students and the staff of the faculty

Guest Lecture by Prof. Takeshi Fujino

The guest lecture for "Localizing SDGs for a Hopeful Future abd Vitality" which will be held on 04th Nov 2023 at 11.30-12.30 in FMST Auditorium

We Are

" National centre of excellence for fisheries and marine sciences "


To be the centre of excellence for Fisheries Science, Marine Science and Water Technology education and research in Sri Lanka.


To produce outstanding, internationally accredited graduates in the fields of Fisheries, Aquaculture, Limnology, Water Technology, Oceanography and Marine Geology.


All Recent News & Events

* MIND Scholarships for undergraduates 2022 / 2023 [Read More]

* All Island Art Competition 2022 [Read More]

* Online Lecture Series 16 organized by the Cultural Center.
Zoom Link :
Meeting ID: 691 3847 2595 Passcode: hm9=AeeJ [Read More]

* Literature Competition Organized by the Faculty of Management and Finance [Read More]



To me,FMST is the ideal place to study about the Marine Sciences in Sri Lanka.FMST helped me grow and excel as a student,all the while nurturing my love for the ocean, backed by some of the best academics in this field.

S K Edirisinghe

Being selected as a student of FMST is the major turning point in my life. Within the premises of FMST, I was provided with myriads of opportunities to explore new horizons and to build up my personality. This is the perfect place to grab the knowledge about Fisheries and Marine Sciences. All academics & extracurricular activities not only widened my knowledge, but also heightened my passion for my future career.

R M K S Gimhani

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