Objectives of the Institute

  • To promote and advance the science of physics and its application in Sri Lanka by-
    • Providing a centre for the acquisition, dissemination and interchange of knowledge and information in Physics;
    • Providing a forum for the presentation of original communications and discussions thereon;
    • Publishing matters of interest to the profession of Physics;
    • Establishing and maintaining libraries;
    • Promoting and maintaining standards in Physics education at all levels;
    • Promoting, encouraging and fostering research in Physics; and
    • Promoting the application of Physics in the development activities of the country;
  • To bring to the notice of the Government, public corporations, local bodies and other institutions all matters connected with the application of Physics to the progress and development of the country;
  • To ensure the maintenance of high standards by members in their professional activities;
  • To establish liasion, and if necessary, seek affiliation with other scientific and professional organizations in Sri Lanka or abroad;
  • To safeguard and enhance the status of the profession of Physics in Sri Lanka;
  • To secure satisfactory working and living conditions for Physicists in Sri Lanka ; and.
  • To take any other measures that may be necessary for the attainment of all or any of the objects of the corporation.