The program is enriched with a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge of nearly 320+ hours of course work, 120+ hours of 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.

Lectures will be conducted during weekends and practical classes on Friday evenings

Duration: Two years

Medium: English

Course Fee : Rs.185, 000/=

(Course fees can be paid in two installments, Rs. 95000.00 prior to the commencement of the course and the other Rs. 90000.00 within six months from the starting date of the course)

Preference will be given to applicants sponsored by the state and the private sector organizations engaged in Plastic, Rubber and allied industries.


  • B.Sc. Degree with Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or an equivalent qualification from a recognized higher education institution or an equivalent professional qualification.

  • Special Enrollment for a limited number of candidates with NDT Certificate and 5 years of working experience in executive capacity in rubber and plastics sector.

  • The selection will be based on an interview.

Application Procedure:

Application forms and particulars can be obtained from the Deputy Registrar, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

Or Download Application form here

Duly completed application should be submitted with the receipt supporting a payment of Rs. 1000/- to University Account No: 053010005675 at the People’s Bank, Gangodawila, Nugegoda.

Application Closing Date    :     10th June 2016

Course Commencement      :     June 2016


Further Information          

Dr. Dilru Ratnaweera, Course coordinator

Tel – 0112758451 / 0719809653, dilru@sci.sjp.ac.lk