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Brief Description

St. Benedict’s College, Kandy is a Private Catholic Boys’ School managed by the Sylvestro Benedictine Congregation in Sri Lanka.It was started in 2007 in Katugastota and later was shifted to Kandy, Ampitiya. St. Benedict’s College at present provides education to students from grades one to nine.She is just nine years old and year after year she will go up in grades up to the Advanced level. The College follows the Government Curriculum prescribed by the Education Ministry in Sri Lanka and the lecturing is conducted only in the English medium except for Sinhala and Tamil languages and thus the students are prepared to face the Government examinations in English medium. Admissions are done in accordance with the mechanisms employed by the Board Governors of the Sylvestro Benedictine Congregation.

  • Saints: St. Benedict and St. Sylvester
  • Type                : Roman Catholic School
  • Established     : 2007
  • Founder          : Rt. Rev. Dr. Cletus ChandrasiriPerera OSB
  • Rector             : Rev. Fr. Dr. Clement Gnanapragasam OSB
  • Gender           : Boys
  • Age                  : 06 – 14
  • Enrollment     : 400
  • Colors              : Gold, Dark Blue, Light Blue
  • Web Site         :
  • E-mail ID        :
  • Telephone       : 081-2219886
  • Fax                   : 081-2219886
  • St. Benedict’s College, Kandy seeks to be one of the Nation’s great Catholic Colleges by providing a holistic learning experience for the students in our country. We will inspire our students to new heights of intellectual, spiritual, physical and social development that is informed by ethical reflection and rooted in our Catholic and Benedictine Tradition.

  • St. Benedict’s College fosters the vitality of human community through learning and the pursuit of wisdom. Striving for excellence, we unite the wisdom of Catholic social teaching and intellectual tradition with the practicality of the common life envisioned by Saint Benedict.

  • Dedicated to the pursuit of understanding, wisdom, and the common good through the perfect listening St. Benedict’s College is committed to the following values:

    Community built upon relationships of hospitality, respect, cooperation, and challenge.
    Openness to learning, inquiry, beauty, truth, and difference.
    Respect for persons, tradition, creativity, experience, faith, reason, and religious practice.
    Depth in understanding, relationships, faith, and spirituality.
    Sacredness of God, being, truth, place, nature, and knowledge.
    Passion for excellence, truth, learning, beauty, love, and personal growth.