ACBEM : According to the guidelines of the Sri Lanka Qualification Framework (SLQF) (updated September 2015) the admission requirement of the passing six subjects of GCE (OL) Examination or NVQF level III qualifications. However, a credit pass for the Science is compulsory in addition to the basic requirement as the subject area covered in the course is science based.
DBAM: According to the guidelines of the Sri Lanka Qualification Framework (SLQF) (updated September 2015) (page 21), the minimum requirement for the Diploma in Biodiversity and Ecosystem Management is;
1. Passing three subjects in the GCE (AL) Examination (preferably subjects of Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Zoology, Botany, Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Sociology) or
2. The NVQF level IV or equivalent qualifications or
3. Passing the Advance Certificate level in Biodiversity and Ecosystem Management or
4. Any other equivalent qualifications or experience in the relevant field or professional qualifications that will be considered on a case by case basis, by the Board of Study of Agriculture with the approval of the Senate of University of Ruhuna.
And a general working knowledge in English
All above and other entry qualifications will be considered subjected to the approval of the Senate of the University of Ruhuna.
Calling applications, Screening and Written on line / paper based test: Applications will be called by the advertisements on national newspapers by the DCEU of University of Ruhuna and the web-site of the DCEU. Broachers prepared for the programme will be sent to the relevant institutions informing the calling of application. After screening of the applications, MCQ and Structured questionnaires will be sent to applicants to be filled and to be sent back to selected applicants to test the competency of the students in the relevant subject area, interest and language and IT skills. Based on the marks obtained by the students, candidates will be selected to be enrolled in the course. The potential students can be answer the web-based questionnaire as an option.