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    Application Procedure

  • Applications for enrolment in a postgraduate taught programme may be made when such programmes are advertised. These programmes are administered by the respective Departments of Study and are offered depending on the demand and the availability of staff and other resources. The application forms may be obtained from the respective Heads of Departments or Programme Coordinators (contact details provided below).
  • Dept of Study PG Programm (PGP) Programme Coordinator Contact Details
    Chemical & Process Engineering PGP in Environmental Pollution Control Engineering Dr. M.A. Elangasinghe
    +94 81 239 3698
    Civil Engineering PGP in Disaster Management* Dr. L.C. Kurukulasuriya
    +94 81 239 3514
    PGP in Environmental & Water Engineering Prof. K.P.P. Pathirana
    +94 81 239 3501
    PGP in Geotechnical Engineering & Engineering Geology Dr. M.C.M. Nasvi
    PGP in Structural Engineering Dr. C.S. Bandara
    PGP in Sustainable Built Environment Dr. P.B.G. Dissanayake
    +94-81-239 3541
    PGP in Highway and Traffic Engineering Dr. W.M.V.S.K. Wickramasinghe
    +94 81-239 3517
    Electrical & Electronic Engineering PGP in Electrical & Electronic Engineering Dr. P.J. Binduhewa
    +94 81 239 3405
    MSc. Prog. in Wireless Communications Engineering Dr. S.A.H.A. Suraweera
    +94 81 239 3434
    Mechanical Engineering PGP in Building Services Engineering Dr. J.C. Rajaguru
    +94 81 239 3625
    Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering PGP in Engineering Management Dr. K.M.A.K. Kulatunga
    +94 81 239 3658
    Engineering Management PGP in Construction and Project Management Ms. K.K.K.Sylva
    +94 081-239 3370

    *Conducted jointly with Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya

  • Applications for enrolment in a postgraduate research programme must be made on the prescribed forms (download MSWORD/PDF or obtainable from the Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya). For postgraduate research programmes applications can be submitted at any time of the year. The application for a research-based programme should accompany a research proposal and the consent of one or more supervisors, who shall be of sound academic and/or professional standing. At least one supervisor shall be a permanent member of the academic staff of the Faculty of Engineering. Guidelines for preparation of the research proposal are issued along with the application form. Once you have duly completed the application, you should get it signed by the supervisor/s, and submit to the Head of the Department of Study where you are planning to pursue your research.
  • The eligibility of an applicant to enrol in the Doctoral/Masters/Diploma programmes will be determined by the University on the basis of the particulars given in the application. The particulars of the relevant academic/professional qualifications claimed by the candidate should be supported by academic transcripts, marks sheets and originals of certificates as appropriate. Transcripts would be required from all higher educational institutions that the applicant has attended.


    • The applicant is required to make arrangements with the academic institutions concerned to send official copies of transcripts directly to the Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Engineering.
    • Where photocopies of documents have been submitted at the time of application, the original documents should be presented to the Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Engineering before admission to the postgraduate programme.

  • The applicant is required to submit the following items along with the duly filled application.
  • Degree/Diploma certificate(s) (photocopies)
  • Birth certificate (photocopy)
  • Four copies of passport-size colour photograph of yourself
  • Three self-addressed stamped envelopes (22 cm x 10 cm)
  • The applicant is also required to arrange to send separately and under confidential cover, two letters of recommendation.
  • In the event of a discrepancy between the name/s appearing in the applicant's academic/ professional/birth certificates and the name given in the application, an affidavit to the effect that the applicant is the one and the same person known by all such names should accompany the application form.
  • Applications which are received late or incomplete or carry false information are liable to be rejected.
  • All documents submitted in support of an application shall be the property of the University of Peradeniya.
  • The University may at its discretion refuse admission to any applicant.