Industrial Analytical Chemistry – 2022

Master of Science/Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Analytical Chemistry

Offered through the Department of Chemistry, USJ

New Admissions for 2022

This course is designed to improve the analytical chemistry skills of government and industrial employees who are engaged in chemical, pharmaceutical, bio-analytical, forensic, food and environmental fields. The MSc program consists of 420 hours of course work, 180 hours of practical classes, workshops, case studies and one year research component.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for admission to this program an applicant must possess one of the following qualifications;

  • BSc in Sciences including Chemistry as a subject
  • BSc in Pharmacy (with a minimum of 30 credits in Chemistry)
  • BPharm (with a minimum of 30 credits in Chemistry)
  • Any other special qualification equivalent to a degree recognized by the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka or considered appropriate by the University Senate having a minimum 30 credit units in Chemistry


Medium of Instructions

Lectures and practical classes

Course fee

MSc with Research

: 02 Years

: English

: Weekends and Friday evenings

: Rs. 235,000/-

In addition, following fee should be payable at the time of registration.

Application fee           Rs 1,000.00    
Library subscription   Rs. 5,000.00
Registration fee          Rs. 5,000.00    
Library deposit           Rs. 5,000.00 (refundable)
Examination fee         Rs 1,500.00    
Laboratory deposit     Rs. 5,000.00 (refundable)

Course fee can be paid in two installments, 60% of the course fee at the registration and the balance within 6 months of the 1st year.

Application Closing Date: 31st October 2022 (Extended)

How to apply?

  1. Click on the “Apply Now” button below or go to “Applications” page.
  2. Select the Course “PGD/MSc in Industrial Analytical Chemistry” and login with your email & NIC/passport number
  3. Enter your details and click on Submit.
  4. You will see “You have successfully submitted your Application” in a new web page. Download the application & Bank pay slip from this page.
    You can pay the application fee online via Visa or Master Card in LKR from this page by clicking the  icon.
  5. You can pay the application fee of Rs. 1,000/- online only at this stage. If not, you have to visit to a People’s bank physically and pay the application fee of Rs. 1,000/-to the following account
    • Account Holder      : University of Sri Jayewardenepura
    • Account number     : 053010005725
    • Bank & Branch       : People’s Bank, Gangodawila Branch
  • If the bank officer informed you that this account number is incorrect, please ask the officer to contact People’s bank, Gangodawila branch.
  • People’s bank account contains 15 digits normally. But in this account contains only 12 digits. So, you cannot use Cash Deposit Machines or bank applications to pay.
  1. Login again by repeating the above 1st & 2nd steps again.
  2. Click on the “Next” Button at the bottom. (If necessary, you are allowed to edit your details)
  3. You need to upload the following documents
    • Color Photograph (3.0cm width x 4.0cm height with plain sky-blue background) – .jpg or .png file
    • Scanned copy of Birth Certificate – .pdf file
    • Bank payment receipt or Online payment receipt- .pdf file
    • Scanned copies of Academic Certificates (First Degree & Masters/MPhil) – .pdf files
    • Scanned copy/ies of Professional Qualifications Certificate/s- .pdf files
    • Scanned copy/ies of Other Qualifications Certificate/s – .pdf file/s
    • Service letter – .pdf file

** no need to upload any Research Proposal / Concept paper

  1. Send the downloaded application (from 4th step above) to with scanned copies of Degree Certificate, Transcript, Birth Certificate, Passport size Colour photograph and payment receipt.
    Please write “Industrial Analytical Chemistry – 2022” in the subject field of the email.
  2. Post the printed application (from 4th step above) along with the certified documents included in the above 8th step through a registered post to Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda.
    Write “Industrial Analytical Chemistry – 2022” on the top left-hand corner in the envelope.

For further details, please contact:

Dr. Asitha Cooray
Course Coordinator
MSc/PGD in Industrial Analytical Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Applied Sciences
University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Phone: +94 777 465392 | E-mail:

Contact Faculty of Graduate Studies
Mrs. Sachintha Ranathunga: 011 288 1557 |

Registrar, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

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