The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL) which is the premier professional body for engineers in Sri Lanka has gained reputation for its excellence in providing engineering education in the country. Its part-time engineering course which is recognized as an equivalent to engineering degrees offered by state universities in the country fulfills the academic qualifications required to become a fully-fledged engineer. The qualification is well recognized to gain employment as a qualified engineer, both in the state and the private sector. Thus the IESL Engineering Course is a top choice for those students who wish to become an engineer.
Entry requirements for the IESL Engineering Course
GCE (A/L) – Sri Lanka (03 Subjects in Mathematics Stream) or London (A/L) (Mathematics Stream)
The course consists of three levels, Certificate, Advanced Diploma and the Graduate Diploma. It is specially designed to facilitate lateral entry at the start of levels 1 and 2 and multiple exits, at the end of each level. The students have the choice of selecting several fields of specialization:
• Civil engineering,
• Electrical engineering,
• Mechanical engineering
• Electronic engineering ,
• Communication and computer engineering.
Students who satisfactorily complete the course are eligible to become Associate Members of the IESL, a professional qualification, paving their way to a successful career as an Engineer.
The structure of the course is as follows:
Engineering Certificate Stage 1 – One Year
Engineering Certificate Stage 2 – One Year
On successful completion of the Certificate level Stages 1 and 2, students are eligible to receive IESL Engineering Certificate.
Advanced Diploma Level
Advanced Diploma Stage 1 – One Year
Advanced Diploma Stage 2 – One Year
On successful completion of the Advanced Diploma Stages 1 and 2, students are eligible to receive IESL Engineering Advanced Diploma.
Graduate Diploma Level
Graduate Diploma – approximately one and a half years.
The Graduate Diploma course consists of eleven subjects and a project. On successful completion of the Graduate Diploma students will be awarded the IESL Engineering Graduate Diploma.
The theory classes of the course are conducted at the IESL headquarters in Colombo, during the weekends, to allow students who are already employed, to follow the classes at ease. The practical sessions are conducted at the University of Moratuwa and the Open University of Sri Lanka. The medium of instruction is English.
The highly qualified and dedicated academic staff consists of part time lecturers from the Engineering Faculties of the state universities and the industry who make every effort to create a stimulating academic environment to promote and enhance innovation among students.
Course Fee for 2012
Stage 1 – Rs. 50,000/=
Stage 2 – Rs. 75,000/=
Advanced Diploma Level
Stage 1 – Rs. 150,000/=
Stage 2 – Rs. 150,000/=
Graduate Engineering Diploma – Rs. 200,000/=
To obtain further details of the course contact:
The Director of studies
The IESL College of Engineering
Tel : 011 2 698 426 (Ext. 239)
Fax : 011 2 699 202.
Website : http//www.iesl.lk/collegeofengineering
I have two questions.
1. This course consists of three levels, what are the equivalant courses ( NDT , NCT etc. ) in outside world to these three levels and are they publised in goverment sectors.
2.Is there are any issues not to award BSc certificate instead of the IESL Engineering Graduate Diploma certificate. According to my knowledge the KDU award a BSc certificate why IESL does not do it.
I have got through only two (02) simple passes from Mathematics subjects of GCE A/L exam. Please confirm me whether i am qualified to follow Civil Engineering certificate course in IESL.
Best way to become an Engineer in Sri Lanka
This course is the best way to become an Engineer in Sri Lanka
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