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Monday, March 26, 2018

Call For Applications: Postgraduate Diploma/MA/ MPhil/PhD

Calling for the application for Postgraduate Diploma/MA/ MPhil/PhD


Postgraduate Diploma

  • A Bachelors' degree or equivalent qualification

Master of Arts

  • A Bachelors' Honours degree (Special) in the relevant subject or
  • A Bachelors' degree (general/Combined) with 30 credits from the relevant subject area with a minimum of average B grade or equivalent grade point in the relevant subject area or
  • A Bachelors' degree in any discipline and a Postgraduate Diploma in the relevant subject area or
  • an equivalent qualification

Master of Arts in Applied Economics

  • A Bachelors' degree or equivalent qualification and two years of experience

Master of Philoshopy

  • A Masters' Degree (SLQF levels 9/10) in the relevant subjects area OR
  • A Bachelors' Honours Degree (Special) degree with first/second class (Upper Division) pass in the relevant subject area or
  • Any other  equivalent qualification

Doctor of Philoshophy

  • A Masters' of Philosophy Degree (SLQF Level 11) in the relevant subject area or
  • A Masters'   Degree with a research component (SLQF Level 10) in the relevant subject area

Fields of Study

Archaeology, Buddhist Studies, English, Economics, Fine Arts, Geography, History, Islamic Civilization, Pali, Philosophy,  Political Science, Sanskrit, Sinhala, Sociology, Tamil, Greek and Roman Studies.


  1. Certified Copies of the Degree/Diploma Certificate/s 
  2. Certified Copies of the Detailed Degree/Diploma Certificate/s 
  3. Certified Copies of the Birth Certificate 
  4. Synopsis of Research Project 
  5. Service Letter (PGIHS/APP/FORM 002)
  6. Two Referee Reports (PGIHS/APP/FORM 003) 
  7. Other Relevant Documents
  8. 4 self-addressed stamped (Rs.15/-) envelops (22x10cm)

Click below to Download the relevant Documents

Service Letter  PGIHS/APP/FORM 002
Referee report PGIHS/APP/FORM 003

Duly completed application form together with paying in voucher for 1000 paid to the credit of Director, PGIHS, University of peradeniya (A/C No 057-1001+6002+7421) should be sent to the 

Assistant Registrar, 
Postgraduate Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, (PGIHS)
University of Peradeniya 
P.O Box 71, Peradeniya 20400
under registered post on or before 30th of March 2018 (Mention the Course on the top left hand side of the envelope)

Contact No 081 206 83 63