Eligibility for Admission to the PhD Programme

Possesses –
I.    A M.Phil Degree in Computer Science or information Technology from a recognized University;

or

II.    Any other academic or professional qualification, which is deemed equivalent to a M.Phil Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology by the Senate of the University of Colombo on the recommendation of the School. Each application under this category shall be considered on a case-by-case basis.

 

Application for  the Admission To The Programme

  1. A person who is seeking admission to the programme shall make an application to the Senor Assistant Registrar/Academic in the prescribed form furnishing his qualifications, research proposal and other information required for undertaking the programme.The application shall be evaluated by a panel of academic staff of the School and if it is acceptable, the panel recommends suitable supervisor or supervisors. At least one of the supervisors should be an academic member of the School. The recommendation of the panel of staff shall be forwarded to the Director of the School. The Director shall obtain the recommendations of the Board of Study of Research and Higher Degrees of the School, and recommend  the suitable applications for acceptance to the Academic Syndicate of the School the applications suitable for acceptance.

Registration For The Degree Programme

  1. A  student whose application for admission to the Programme is accepted by the School shall take steps to be registered for the Degree Programme not later than the prescribed date and the library deposit and/or other deposits and the prescribed fees including the registration fee, course fee, supervision fee, examination fees and other fees as specified by the Council shall be paid to the School on the recommendation of the School.

 

Fees Structure

Application & Processing Fees

1,000

Year Registration Fee

100,000

Thesis Submission Fee

90,000

Thesis Re -Submission Fee

45,000

Library Deposit/Convocation Fee

15,000

Registration Renewal Fee

25,000

Total Fees

Category Applicable Fees for the Minimum Duration (Rs.) Total (Rs.)
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Thesis Submission
Full Time PhD – Minimum3 Years

115,000

100,000

100,000

90,000.00

405,000.00

Part Time PhD – Minimum 5 Years 115,000

100,000

100,000

100,000

100,000

90,000.00

605,000.00