Foundation Course in Physics

Institute of Physics Sri Lanka conducts a Foundation course in Physics covering the G.C.E Advanced Level Physics syllabus. Successful completion of this course is accepted as a pass in G.C.E (A/L) Physics subject when enrolling in some Degree programmes.

For whom:

  • Those who lack pass in G.C.E (A/L) Physics subject seeking University admission
  • 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

Accepted Degree programs as pass in G.C.E. (A/L) Physics:

  • The Open University of Sri Lanka- B.Sc. in Natural Sciences
  • Rajarata University of Sri Lanka- B.Sc. in Applied Science External Degree Programme
  • University of Colombo- Electronics and Automation Technologies External Degree Programme
  • Qualification to request exemption for any other local and foreign Degre programes for G.C.E (A/L) physics.

Eligibility for Admission:

  • Six passes, including Science and Mathematics, in local or Cambridge/Edexcel (O/L) examinations or (Students pending on results may also apply)
  • 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

The medium of Instruction:

Bilingual (English and Sinhala)

Duration: One year

Fees: LKR 30,000

Closing date of Applications: 31st April 2021

For more information contact:

Course Coordinator: 0718174739

Application form (Word)

Application form (PDF)

Prospectus