Postgraduate Studies Division


 

The Postgraduate Studies Division was set up under the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering  for the administration of Research Degrees in the Faculty.

 

 

It is headed by the Director of Postgraduate Studies, who is also the ex-officio Chairman of the Higher Degrees Committee of the Faculty of Engineering.

 

 

Prof. (Mrs.) N Ratnayake served as the first Director of Postgraduate Studies Division from August 1999 to May 2004. Dr. N Munasinghe was appointed as the Director of Postgraduate Studies Division in June 2004 and served up to October 2008. Prof. RA Attalage is the served as the director from  November 2008 to  February 2012, Prof (Ms) C Jayasinghe is the present Director of  Postgraduate Studies Division from February 2012 todate.

 

 

The Division is responsible for the promotion of postgraduate research, and for the administration of research degree programs from the stage of Application to Final Assessment.

 

 

Progress Monitoring of all research degree candidates is done through the Higher Degrees Committee.

 

 

Postgraduate Diploma and taught MEng / MSc courses are the responsibility of the respective academic Departments conducting them

 

 

 

Some Statistics about Research Degrees: 

 

 

  • Students Registered for Research Degrees

Year

Ph.D.*

M.Phil.*

M.Eng./M.Sc.

Full Time

Part Time

Full Time

Part Time

Full Time

 1986 ~ 1990

-

01

-

01

-

1991 ~ 1995

01

-

-

03

-

1996 ~ 1999

-

-

04

02

-

2000

02

03

07

02

20

2001

02

02

02

02

35

2002

01

- 03 01 31

2003

01

01 06  02 38

2004

03

04 08 02 14

2005 

02

- 05 02 08

2006

01

 01

04 02 21
2007 03 01 07 - 13
2008  03 04 04 05 40
2009 03 04 08 05 45
2010 01 01 03 03 16
2011 05 03 11 03 18
2012 04 04 07 05 14
2013 02 03 06 05 21

                * - This includes candidates initially registered for Unclassified and Provisional category

 

  • Research Degrees awarded

 

Year 

       Degree

Total

Ph.D. M.Phil. M.Eng./M.Sc.

1989

-

02 -

02

1994

-

01 -

01

1999

01

- -

01

2000

01

01 -

02

2001

-

01

10

11
2002 - 08 14 22
2003 02 03 15 20
2004 - 06 40 46
2005 01 01 22 24
2006 - 04 21 25
2007 01 02 12 15
2008  05 03 21 29
2009 03 08 08 19
2010 02 06 10 18
2011 03 04 27 34
2012 02 04 16 22
2013 02 06 15 23

 

 

 

Staff of the Division 

 

 

 

Director - Postgraduate Studies:   

Prof. (Mrs) C Jayasinghe

e-mail:

dpgs@mrt.ac.lk

 

Secretary - Postgraduate Studies :

Dr. AS Perera

e-mail:

   shehan@uom.lk

Computer Applications Assistant :

Mrs. K.C. Wickramaarachchi

Computer Applications Assistant :

Ms. DK Wijayawickrama

e-mail :

  dhanuwijez@gmail.com 

Office Assistant :

Mr. A.M.T.S. Gunasekara

 

 

 

 

 

 

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