Sri Lanka Military Academy

Serve to Lead



    13th September 2018 07:09:19 Hours

    The Passing Out Parade of Drill Instructor Course no 117 was held on 15th August 2018 at the Sri Lanka Military Academy. The Commanding Officer of the Officer Cadet Wing Colonel A P Wikramasekara graced the occasion as the Chief Guest while other Wing Heads, a cross section of officers and other ranks from all Wings also attended the occasion. On a special invitation extended to regiments, there were officers representing the regiments.


    13th September 2018 07:07:55 Hours

    The Sri Lanka Military Academy organized a special meeting with the parents of Intake 59 (V) officer cadets on 12th August 2018 at the Colonel Fazly Laphir Memorial Auditorium where the Commandant, Brigadier Priyantha Senaratne, Commanding Officer of the Officer Cadet Wing, Colonel Ajith Wikramasekara and Chief Instructor of the Military Training Wing, Colonel Nilantha Premaratne addressed them. It functioned more as an interactive session, especially for parents to understand the type of military training their sons are undergoing at the Military Academy. The respective course officers and company commanders also participated in the event and they all interacted with parents. These officers emphasized the importance of allowing young school-leaving adults to undergo military training in order to transform them to be competent junior officers and useful citizens.


    13th September 2018 07:06:51 Hours

    The final exercise, in the conventional setting where Officer Cadets are tested in all four phases of war “Ex Frozen Trout” is one of the major field exercises in the cadet curriculum conducted in the general area Ambewela. The Officer Cadets practically exercised planning and sending recce/fighting patrols in order to gather intelligence, laying ambushes, launching and repulsing counter attacks under extreme weather conditions. The exercise was conducted as a two-sided ex, bestowing realism to the exercise and an opportunity for the appointment holders in particular to gain practical experience in handling troops under similar conditions to that of the real battle scenario.


    13th September 2018 07:05:30 Hours

    Thirty-eight officer cadets of DE Intake II - 2018 arrived at the SLMA on 12 July 2018 for their basic military training. The batch comprises of professionals from various fields such as medicine, engineering, architecture, air ticketing, performing arts, criminology and agriculture. Their basic training will continue for four months at the SLMA before being commissioned into the ranks of Lieutenant, Captain or Major based on their qualifications.


    13th September 2018 07:04:30 Hours

    The Commandant, Brigadier H H A S P K Senaratne extended a warm welcome to Officer Cadets of KDU Intake 36 in his opening address delivered at the Col Fazly Laphir Auditorium on 31st July 2018. The Deputy Commandant, Wing Heads, respective course officers and company commanders also were present at the occasion.

  • PARENTS’ DAY OF INTAKE 87, 58 (V), LADY 16 & 15 (V)

    13th September 2018 06:59:04 Hours

    The Parents’ Day of Intake 87, 58 (V), Lady 16 & 15 (V) was held on 21st July 2018 at the Sri Lanka Military Academy. During the event, parents and their family members witnessed a drill display which showcased talents and skills in foot and weapons drill, a demonstration on the battle confidence course to display the skills of negotiating obstacles and a physical training display to showcase the development of agility, flexibility, endurance, neuromuscular coordination - all performed by Cadets. The Parents’ Day is organized with the purpose of giving parents and their family members an opportunity to showcase their sons and daughters’ newly acquired talents and skills, talk to course officers and other instructors of the institute, and above all for them to see the infrastructure facilities available at the Academy.

  • VIVA VOCE OF INTAKES 81, 81A, 82, 83 AND 84

    13th September 2018 06:57:44 Hours

    The Viva Voce of Intake 81, 81A, 82, 83 and 84 was conducted on 12th and 13th July 2018 at the Academy Library premises. 27 young officers from the above intakes endeavoured to defend their dissertations at the viva supported by a ten-minute presentation.


    13th September 2018 06:56:39 Hours

    The Commandant, Brigadier H H A S P K Senaratne extended a warm welcome to the 45 officer cadets of Intake 59 (V) in his Opening Address delivered at the Col Fazly Laphir Auditorium on 11th July 2018. The Wing Heads, respective course officers and company commanders also were present at the occasion.


    13th September 2018 06:55:16 Hours

    The Inter-Company Swimming Meet of the Sri Lanka Military Academy was held on 8th July 2018 at the Academy Swimming Pool with the participation of Intake 85, 86, 87, 58 (V), 86 B, Lady 16 & Lady 15 (V). The event was graced by Brigadier Priyantha Senaratne, the Commandant of the institute as the Chief Guest. All Wing Heads, Senior Officers, Other Rank Instructors, students of neighbouring schools were also present at the occasion.


    13th September 2018 06:53:59 Hours

    A delegation of officers including the Chief Instructor, Brig Gen S M Mahbub and seven officers of the Directing Staff of the Bangladesh Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) together with their families called on the Military Academy, Diyatalawa on 7th July. They were extended a warm welcome by the Wing Heads and other officers of the Academy.