Examinations

Application for Examination

All postgraduate students who are eligible to sit for an examination should apply for the examination. Each application for entry to a postgraduate examination must be made on the prescribed form obtainable from the Institute and should reach the Institute on or before the closing date of application along with the payment slip of the prescribed examination fees. Application of a student who is not eligible to sit an examination, late applications or incomplete applications will be rejected and such decision will be informed to the student before the commencement of the examination.

Candidates whose entry forms have been accepted will be sent an admission card and a copy of the timetable for the relevant examination fourteen (14) days before the commencement of such examination. Candidates who have not received the above documents by the seventh (7th) day before the commencement of the examinations that they have applied for should immediately contact Programme Officer of the Institute.

Withdrawal from Examination

A candidate who wishes to withdraw from an examination after the receipt of the admission card should annex the admission card to his/her application for withdrawal and send it to the AR/PGIHS in order to reach him/her at least three (3) days before the date of commencement of the examination. The absence to the examination without informing the Institute in advance is counted as an examination attempt.

Medium of Examination

Candidates are entitled to be examined in the medium in which they have registered for the study programme. If a student has written answers to questions in a language other than in which he/she has registered or in multiple languages, the answer scripts will not be marked and student will receive a fail grade for such paper/ subject.

Rules and Regulations of Examinations

All postgraduate students of the Institute are also subject to the rules and regulations regarding examination procedure, offences and punishment of University of Peradeniya and therefore they themselves should be familiar with the rules and regulations regarding the Examination Procedure, Offences and Punishments of the University.