SINCE 1929

Carey College Old Boys' Union

Established in 1929

Carey College, Colombo (also known as Carey Baptist College), is a private school for boys in Sri Lanka. It was founded in 1914 by Baptist missionaries and offers primary and secondary education. The college started by Rev H.J Charter and one of the oldest private school in Colombo.

The Carey College Old Boys’ Union was formed in the year 1929. Since then, the Union has been closely associated with the school and its development. The OBU is well established & having its office inside the college premises. The eminent executive committee lead by Mr. Mervin Ponnaiah (2022) who is a visionary with innovative ideas to grow the college reputation & address any concerns for college development & collectively finding solutions with the support of college old boys, School management & the Baptist Sangamaya.

OBU Annual Program of Events.

1. Past vs Present Boys Cricket match played for the C.M. Vasa Challenge Trophy.
2. Members Outing - A day of fun and frolic for the members and their families
3. Members Get-Together: A program for members and members of the College staff to meet and socialize.
4. Fund Raiser – a varied program which may include a Sing-along, Dinner Dance, Walk, Musical show, etc. to raise funds for Its activities.

Our Vision

“Produce future leaders in excellence to serve the society and obey the compassionate ethics to be admired among the worldwide community”

Our Mission

“Organize educational, religious, cultural and physical advancement activities for students while developing the relationships between the old boys and the college and look into the welfare of OBU members”

Principal's Message

Dear Members of the Old Boys Union,

I am honoured and excited to address you as the new Principal of Carey College. Having been a part of this esteemed institution for more than 20 years in various capacities, including five years as Vice Principal, I am deeply committed to our school's continued growth and success.

As an Old Boy myself, I hold a special place in my heart for Carey College. I am eager to work closely with the Old Boys Union to further develop and enhance our beloved school. We can build on our rich heritage and strive for even greater achievements.

Looking forward to our collaboration.

Warm regards,

Rev. Heshan de Silva


OBU President's Message

Dear Careyites

It is indeed a great pleasure to welcome you all to the Carey OBU Website. It will be a new experience to every one of us and as the newly elected President in 2022 I am honored to welcome everyone on board on this new exciting journey. I am sure all Careyites will be pleased to be a part of this dynamic path and will play a positive role to assist us in our quest to further improve the standard of education and sports.

Our desire is to upload past memories of our college life especially the OBU activities and all current / future projects. The college has a rich heritage of history and we are proud of studying at such a college and I believe that all Careyites will be happy to be updated at regular intervals through this website. All overseas alumni can be easily connected with us and we have also created a convenient path to become an OBU member online.

I wish to thank all who those who contributed immensely to make this website a reality and look forward to the support of each and every Careyite.


Mervyn Ponniah

President OBU

Latest News and Events

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8th of July 2024, at Defence Services College Auditorium from 4.00PM onwards

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Carey Emerge as Runners-up

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U15 Basketball Match

U15 Basketball Match

Consolation Final 

Carey College Vs DS Senanayake College


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OBU President addressing the gathering

OBU President addressing the gathering

The OBU President Mervyn Ponniah also addressed the gathering, Mervyn reiterated the commitment of OBU and requested the school administration to a..

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