a) A Bachelors Degree in Computing from a University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission and/or the University of Colombo; OR
b) Any other academic or professional qualification deemed equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in Computing 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.
Note: A student who satisfies the specified minimum academic performance in the first two semesters is eligible to register for the second year of the program (third and fourth semesters)
The applicants who possess the eligibility requirements shall sit for a selection test (an aptitude test and a subject test) and the short listed candidates from the selection test shall face an interview in order to be selected to the programme.
Next Intake – 2020/2021:
Application Deadline – 02nd February 2021
Issuing of Admissions for the Selection Test: 08th – 13th March 2021
Selection Test: 14th March 2021
Selection interviews: April/ May 2021
Inauguration of the new intake: August 2021
The fee for MCS and MSc in CS are categorized into 3 types as local, foreign SAARC countries, and foreign non-SAARC countries.
In addition to the registration fee, the fee includes a Non-Refundable Library Fee of Rs. 15,000/=. The non-refundable library fee should only be paid once and is valid for the whole duration of the degree programme. The value of the library fee is same for both local and foreign students.
Note: Non-Refundable Library fee is NOT included in the registration fee for degree programme.
Graduate students are required to pay a 75% of the course fee for MCS degree at the initial registration for the degree programme in the first year. The remaining of 25% of the fee should be paid at the registration for the second year of the degree programme.