Faculty of Engineering

University of Peradeniya

Faculty of Engineering

University of Peradeniya

The General Programme in Engineering which is conducted in the first academic year is a common programme for all the students at the Faculty of Engineering. There are 12 courses to be completed under the General Programme, which consists of two semesters.

The tweleve courses are given in Table below.


Course Code Credits
English I GP 101 3
English II GP 102 3
Mathematics I GP 103 3
Mathematics II GP 104 3
Engineering Drawing GP 105 3
Computing GP 106 3
Fundamentals of Manufacture GP 113 3
Electricity GP 108 3
Materials Science GP 109 3
Engineering Mechanics GP 110 3
Elementary Thermodynamics GP 111 3
Engineering Measurements GP 112 3
Total 36

A student should have successfully or provisionally completed the General Programme in Engineering and he/she should have got selected to a field of specialization as specified in the Rules and Regulations given in Annexure I for him/her to continue studies by registering for the Specialization Programme in Engineering.

Students are chosen to different fields of specialization at the end of their first year of study, based on his/her preference to a particular field of specialization. In case of many students wanting to follow a particular field of specialization, priority of allocation will be given to students with high overall performance during their first year of study at the Faculty of Engineering.