PhD in Management

Duration : Full Time 03 Years / Part Time 05 Years
Course Fee : Rs. 300,000/- per annum

Eligibility for Registration

Applicants must satisfy any of the following admission requirements:

  • MPhil in Management / Management related discipline.
  • Master’s degree in Management/ Commerce /Econ/ Engineering with a research component from a recognized university.
  • Masters’ degree in any field with evidence of research in management

Application Procedure

  1. Fill the application online and submit.
  2. Pay the application fee of Rs. 1,000/- to account number 053010005758 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 (2” x 2.5” – 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
    • Research proposal / Concept paper (guidelines for preparation is given below )
    • Documents that certify relevant work experience. (in PDF format)

online application



PhD in Management Program
Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce
University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Direct:  0112758349 / 0112803976

Ms. Kumudu : +94 11 2881552 / Ms Padmini : +94 11 2881550
Faculty of Graduate Studies
University of Sri Jayewardenepura


Format of the Concept Paper / Research Proposal

  • Tentative Title:
  • Background/Justification/Introduction (100-500 words)
  • General Objective and Specific Objectives (in point form)
  • Literature Review (briefly indicating the most significant ones)
  • Methodology (materials and methods)
    • Study site/s
    • Design of experiment/survey
    • Collection of data/information
    • Statistical Analysis etc.
  • Expected outcome/results
  • Time scale bar chart (Gantt chart)
  • Certificate of ethical clearance if applicable
  • Source of funding

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