Call for Papers - Technical Sessions - 2021   new

The 37th Technical Sessions of the IPSL in conjunction with the 41st AGM of the IPSL will be held on Saturday, 20th March 2021. The purpose of these sessions is to enable members of the IPSL to present work done by them in the form of a research paper. Members who wish to read their papers are kindly requested to inform the Jt. Secretary Dr. P. K. D. D. P. Pitigala by sending the full paper by December 31, 2020, either by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or snail mail to, Department of Physics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda.

(IPSL membership application form can be found at the web site's Membership section)

 

Call for papers - Technical Sessions

Declaration - Technical Sessions

Guidelines for Technical papers

The Sri Lankan Junior Science Olympiad Competition - 2021new

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SRI LAKAN JUNIOR SCIENCE OLYMPIAD - 2020 has been Cancelled due to Corona Covid-19 outbreak! Those who have registered for this competition will be given the opportunity to appear for 2021 competition using the same Admission. If you are not eligible for 2021 (born in 2005), your registration fee will be refunded. Contact Prof. H.H. Sumathipala via 0781487622

 

The objective of SLJSO is to promote interest in science among school students, exposing them to problem-solving, critical thinking and experimentation and to select best students to represent the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) annually. The Institute of Physics Sri Lanka has made arrangements to hold the national competition (SLJSO) annually. The SLJSO is open for science students who are sixteen years or younger on 31st December of the competition year. The competition shall be conducted in Sinhala/English/Tamil media on a date decided by IPSL. The examination paper shall consist of 50, Multiple Choice Questions based on physics, chemistry, biology, and Mathematics taught at 6 - 11 level syllabuses in Sri Lanka. Based on performance at SLJSO, Gold, Silver, Bronze Medals with a certificate will be awarded to the contestants. The best-selected contestants may represent the International Junior Science Olympiad with the guidance and support from the Institute of Physics.

Registration Guide - Sinhala

Registration Guide - Engish

Registration Guide - Tamil

 

Registration closing date: 2021-04-23

Examination date: 2021-05-08

 

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For more information, please contact;

National Coordinator- Sri Lankan Junior Science Olympiad

Professor H H Sumathipala
Mobile: 0718487622

 

 

 

Foundation Course in Physics 2020new

Institute of Physics Sri Lanka conducts Foundation course in Physics covering the G.C.E Advanced Level Physics syllabus and practicals. Successful completion of this course exempts from pass in G.C.E (A/L) Physics subject when enroll in some Degree programs conduct by Universities.

For whom:

  • Students following G.C.E. (A/L) in science (English/Sinhala Medium) as a supportive/ revision course for the Physics subject.
  • Anyone interested to gain knowledge in Physics

Eligibility for Admission:

  • Six passes, including Science and Mathematics, in local or London (O/L) examinations or
  • Secured an equivalent or higher qualification acceptable to the Council of the Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka.

Application process: Send a completed application downloaded from the web site www.ipsl.lk with a self-addressed stamped envelope to reach the following address:

Institute of Physics Sri Lanka
Vidya Mandiraya 120/10,
Wijerama Mawatha,
Colombo 07.

Course content:

The course is designed based on the G.C.E.(A/L) local syllabus including Practicals along with field visits to Research Institutions.

Teaching Panel:

University Academics and Scientists in Research Institutions

Medium of Instruction:

Bilingual (English and Sinhala)

Duration: One year Fees: LKR 30,000

Closing date of Applications: 20th January 2020

 

 

For more information contact:

Course Coordinator: 0718174739

President (IPSL): 0718032772

 

Application form (Word)

Application form (PDF)

Prospectus

Commencement of the course

 

 

 

The Sri Lankan Physics Olympiad Competition - 2019

The 15th Sri Lankan Physics Olympiad Competition was held on September 7, 2019 (Saturday) from 9.00 am to 11.00 am at the Universities of Colombo, Kandy, Kelaniya, Ruhuna, Jaffna, Vauniya, Rajarata (Mihintale) and Batticaloa. A maximum of five and eight students who did well in the national competition was selected to participate in the 51st Lithuania, during the month of July in 2020 and the 21st APhO will be held in the month of May 2020 in (the country not known yet).

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The Sri Lankan Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad Competitions

(Gr. 10-13 & Gr. 6-9) - 2019

The 13th Sri Lankan Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad competition and 9th Sri Lankan Junior Astronomy Olympiad competition was held on September 7, 2019 (Saturday) from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm at the Universities of Colombo, Kelaniya, Ruhuna (Matara), Rajarata(Mihinthale), Jaffna and the Open University Centres in Kandy(Polgolla) and Batticaloa. A team of five students who did well in the national competition was selected to participate in the 51st IPhO will be held in Lithuania, during the month of July in 2020 and the 21st APhO will be held in the month of May 2020 in (the country not known yet).

Registration deadline is 15th August 2019

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Instructions

Important!

SLAAO13-Astronomy & Astrophysics Olympiad Index Numbers

SLJAO9-Junior Astronomy Olympiad Index Numbers

Route map for Kandy & Batticaloa

 

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Mailing Address:

Institute of Physics Sri Lanka
Vidya Mandiraya
120/10, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 7.

Payments:

Prof. H. H. Sumathipala
Telephone: +94 11 2903349
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Memberships:

Prof. H. H. Sumathipala
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Physics Olympiad:

Prof. S.R.D. Rosa
Telephone: +94 11 2158335
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Astronomy & Astrophysics Olympiad:

Prof. K.P.S.C. Jayaratne
Telephone: +94 11 2158357
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Sri Lanka Junior Science Olympiad:

Prof. H.H. Sumathipala
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IPSL Journal:

Prof. K. D.Jayasuriya
Telephone: +94 11 2903345
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Technical Sessions:

Dr. P. K. D. D. P. Pitigala
Telephone: +94 11 2758104
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