To be eligible for admission to the MBA and MSc programs, an applicant must possess one of the following qualifications and a good working knowledge of English:

  1. A Bachelor’s Honours / Special (SLQF 6) with a class standing in Management and Management related discipline from a recognized university.
  2. A Bachelor’s Degree (SLQF 5) with a First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) standing in Management and Management related discipline from a recognized University.
  3. A Bachelor’s Honours / Special Degree (SLQF 6) in Management and Management related discipline from a recognized university with one-year post-qualifying relevant experience.
  4.  A Bachelor’s Degree (SLQF 5) in Management and Management related discipline from a recognized university with two-years post-qualifying relevant experience.
  5. A Bachelor’s Honours / Special Degree (SLQF 6) in any other discipline with a class standing from a recognized University with one-year post-qualifying relevant experience.
  6. A Bachelor’s Degree (SLQF 5) in any other discipline with a class standing from a recognized University with two years’ post-qualifying relevant experience.
  7. A Degree (SLQF 5 or SLQF 6) in any other discipline from a recognized University with three years’ post-qualifying relevant experience.
  8. A Postgraduate Diploma not less than one year or equivalent to SLQF 8 in Management and Management related discipline from a recognized University.
  9. A Postgraduate Certificate not less than one year or equivalent to SLQF 7 in Management and Management related discipline from a recognized University with one-year post-qualifying relevant experience.
  10. A Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma not less than one year or equivalent to SLQF 8 or SLQF 7 in any other discipline from a recognized University with two years’ relevant experience.
  11. A Member from one of the following professional institutions with one-year post-qualifying relevant experience.
    • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ACA)
    • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
    • Association of Chartered & Certified Accountants (ACCA)
    • Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators
    • Association of Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA)
    • Membership from any other management related professional bodies recognized by University senate
  12. A professional full qualification / Passed Finalist from the following institution with three years’ post-qualifying relevant experience.
    • Institute of Chartered Accountants (ACA) – Passed Finalist
    • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) – Passed Finalist
    • Association of Chartered & Certified Accountants (ACCA) – Passed Finalist
    • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) UK – Diploma
    • Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB) UK – Diploma
    • Chartered Institute of Bankers (AIB) Sri Lanka – Diploma
    • Institution of Engineers (CIE) UK /Sri Lanka – Associate member or above
    • Ceylon Technical College – Higher National Diploma in Accountancy (HNDA) (Four Year Course)
    • Ceylon Technical College – Higher National Diploma in Management/ Commerce (HNDM/C) (Four Year Course)
    • Attorney – at – Law
  13. One of the following professional qualifications with five years’ post-qualifying relevant experience.
    • Diploma in Marketing awarded by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM)
    • Professional qualification in Human Resource Management from the Institute of Personnel Management.
    • Completion of NVQ level 7 (B.Tech) with a minimum of GPA of 3.0
  14. Other professional / academic qualifications equivalent to the above may be considered subject to the approval of the Senate.