Management of Mahanama College
Mahanama college only consists of Sinhala Buddhist students. Sinhala is the official language used in the school. However students can choose Sinhala or English medium to do their higher educations.
In addition to the teachers, three categories of senior boys are entitled to maintain school discipline. Boys who belong to any of three categories of prefects, are entitled to wear a silver silver badge with the name of specific prefectorial name crafted into it.