Top 5 Sri Lankan universities based on research citations - 2018

Rank Citations   University
1 52909   University of Ruhuna
2 31797   University of Peradeniya
3 22256   University of Kelaniya
4 19991   University of Colombo
5 12839   University of Sri Jayewardenepura

                                                                             (Google Scholar / Webometrics 2018)