Applications are now called for M.Sc. Degree Programme in Polymer Science and Technology – 2018 offered by the Department of Chemistry, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

The program is enriched with a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge, practical classes, workshops, industrial visits and one year research component. The course aims at training much needed polymer scientists, polymer technologists, quality control officers, and plant managers for the booming Sri Lankan rubber and plastics industry.


  • B.Sc Degree with Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or an equivalent qualification from recognized higher education institute or an equivalent qualification.
  • Special enrollment for a limited number of candidates with NDT certificate and 5 year working experience in executive capacity in rubber and plastic sector.

Duration: 2 years

Medium: English

Course Fee: Rs.225, 000/=

Application Procedure

  1. Fill the application online and submit or handover properly filled application with relevant photocopies of the certificates to the Deputy Registrar of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
  2. Pay the application fee of Rs. 1,000/- to account number 053010005675 from any People’s Bank branch.
    OR Pay online via Visa or MasterCard in LKR.
  3. After you have made the payment of application fee, upload the following documents to process your application OR Handover to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
    • Color photograph (Passport size – sky blue background in PNG or JPG format)
    • Birth certificate (in PDF format)
    • Certified copies of the certificates of Academic / Professional qualification (in PDF format)
    • Letter of Release from employer (only for full-time students who are currently employed) – (in PDF format)
    • Bank payment receipt (in PDF format) – not applicable for Visa or MasterCard payments
    • Documents that certify relevant work experience. (in PDF format)

online application

Closing date of applications: 20th February 2018

For further details, please contact:

Dr. Madhubhashini Maddumaarachchi
Coordinator / M.Sc. Degree Programme in Polymer Science and Technology
Department of Chemistry
University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Gangodawila, Nugegoda
Sri Lanka
TP: 0777210277 / 0112758451
E mail:

Mrs Manjula Lokumanage
Faculty of Graduate Studies
University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Tel: 0112881555

MSc Polymer 2018