Applications are invited for the above course from those employed in the public and the private sectors and school leavers. Applicants should possess the following entry requirements.

A. An Advanced Certificate in English from a recognized university OR
B. A candidate should have passed General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) Examination, or an equivalent qualification or a course equivalent to SLQL 2 (Sri Lanka Qualifications Framework) or NVQL 4 (National Vocational Qualification ) and

a. A credit pass for English at GCE (O/L) or
b. Basic or Professional English Certificate from a recognized university or
c. A pass at the National Certificate in English (NCE) or
d. A pass for General English at the GCE (A/L) or
e. A pass at the compulsory English examination conducted by a university as a requirement for the award of a degree. or
f. A degree in English medium from a recognized university. or Any other qualification, the Board of Studies may, on case by case evaluation, consider suitable, and acceptable to the Senate

In addition, the candidates have to sit for a selection test conducted by the University. Those who possess a pass at the Advanced Certificate in English (Extension) course conducted by the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka will be exempted from the selection test.


One Year (Weekend)


This course includes lessons and activities to improve advanced Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing skills and Grammar. The course includes a Literature component as well.


Course Fee - Rs. 22,000/= (With the option of paying in 2 installments)
(Rs. 14,000/=+Rs.8, 000/=)


Application forms and further information could be obtained from the Assistant Registrar, Centre for Distance & Continuing Education, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Mihintale by sending a self addressed stamped envelope (9"X4") along with the bank slip after depositing Rs.200.00 credited to Account No. 5022233 of Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Bank of Ceylon, Mihintale Branch (Payment could be made at any branch of Bank of Ceylon) or by calling over personally with the bank slip or by following links.When the application is sent to the university, the bank slip obtained as per the instructions in this advertisement should be sent.

Application form

Further Information

Closing Date of Applications

Applications will close on 31.01.2018

Rajarata University of Sri Lanka