Following are the top leading medical schools/colleges in Sri Lanka:

University of Kelaniya
- The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Kelaniya is one of the leading state medical schools in Sri Lanka.
- The Faculty comprises sixteen academic departments, a Medical Education Centre, a Computer Centre, a Centre for Tropical Medicine & International Health, and a Molecular Medicine Unit.
- The MBBS course run by the Faculty is of five years duration. The medium of instruction is English.
- The Faculty is listed in the World Health Organisation Directory of Medical Schools and the MBBS degree is recognised by the General Medical Council of the United Kingdom.

University of Peradeniya
- The University of Peradeniya is the heir to the oldest university tradition in Sri Lanka as the successor to the University of Ceylon.
- The Faculty of Medicine (FoM), University of Peradeniya (UoP), has a 5-year undergraduate curriculum for the Degree of MBBS.

University of Sri Jayewardenepura
- The Faculty of Medical Sciences aims to be one of the centers of excellence in the training of undergraduates and postgraduates in the field of medicine and other health sciences. The vision of the Faculty is to be the best Medical Faculty in Sri Lanka and rated as one of the best in South East Asia.
- The faculty offers undergraduate courses in Medicine (MBBS), Human Biology (B.Sc), Nursing (BSc), Pharmacy (BSc) and Medical Laboratory Sciences (BSc).

University of Colombo
- The Faculty of Medicine is the second oldest medical school in South Asia.
- In 1887, the Diploma of Licentiate of Medicine and Surgery (LMS) granted by the College became registrable with the General Medical Council (GMC) of the United Kingdom.

University of Ruhuna
- The Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna is located in the southern part of Sri Lanka. It was established in 1980 and has come a long way to become one of the best medical schools in Sri Lanka.
- It is a leading medical school for both undergraduate and post graduate studies. The Faculty of Medicine offers a course leading to the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree.

* Suggested Reading: Top Universities in Sri Lanka

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