The Council consists of 16 members and works as the executive body and authority on discipline and administration. The composition of the Council is made up with the academic staff representatives including the Deans of the University and externally appointed distinguished members. Vice Chancellor is the Chairman of the Council and works as the Officer who is empowered as per the provisions of University Act, and implements and fulfills the tasks and duties through the Council.

        • Committees under the Council
  • Financial Committee
  • Auditing and Management Committee
  • Tender Board
  • Minor Tender Board
  • Technical Committee
  • Management Board of the Vice Chancellor’s Fund
  • Student Admission Committee
  • Student Welfare Committee

Ven. Professor Kanattegoda Saddaratana Nayaka Thero (Chairman)
Vice Chancellor of Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka.


Ven. Dr. Kadawathgama Piyarathana Thero
The Dean (Faculty of Buddhist Studies).


Ven. Galwewe Wimalakhanthi Thero
The Dean (Faculty of Languages and Cultural Studies Buddhist Studies).


Ven. Kirama Wimalathissa Thero
Head of the Department of Buddhist & Pali Studies.


Ven. Udugampola Gunananda
Head of the Department of Social Sciences & Comparative Studies.


Prof. Kapila Gunawardana, Secretary, Ministry of Buddhasasana, Cultural and Religious Affairs


Mr. T. B. M. Athapaththu, Additional Secretary (Administration and Finance), Ministry of Education.


Mr. R.M. Wijesinghe Banda, Director, Department of Public Enterprises


Ven. Dr. Niyangoda Wijithasiri Anunayaka Thero


Ven. Snr. Professor Kandegoda Wimaladhamma Anunayaka Thero.


Ven. Nadagamuwe Wijayamaithree Anunayaka Thero.


Ven. Professor Thumbulle Seelakkhandha Nayaka Thero.


Ven. Dr. Godagama Mangala Thero.


Professor P. Wilson.


Mr. R. M. Wanninayake - District Secretary, Anuradhapura


Mr. U. D. Dodanwala - Registrar of Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka.