Application Procedure

An application fee of Rs. 750/= should be paid to the People’s Bank Collection Account of the “University of Colombo” Account No: 304025700009. On submitting the bank receipt a brochure containing details of each course and an application form are available to personal callers, from the Office of the Extension Courses in English, Room 29, Arts Faculty Building, University of Colombo, Colombo 3, from the 15th November 2016 to 16th December 2016. (The office is closed on Mondays). Applications can also be downloaded from the Extension Courses website.


How to Apply

Completed application forms, together with one certified copy each of all the necessary documents and a stamped, self-addressed long envelope should be sent by post to reach:

The Co-ordinator
Extension Courses in English
Department of English
University of Colombo
Colombo 03

not later than 16th December 2016. Hand delivered applications (except from employees of the University of Colombo) will not be accepted.  

Applications will be checked and if they are in order, the Admission Card for the Placement Test will be posted to the applicant. No applicant will be admitted to the Placement Test without the Admission Card.


  1. Incorrectly filled application forms

  1. Applications without the necessary documents

  1. Applications without the payment slip of application fee attached and

  1. Late Applications

will be rejected. Applicants will be informed if their application is rejected .

Rejected applications will not be considered under any circumstance.

An applicant who has not received any communication from the Extension Courses in English by 17th January 2017 should call at this office before 25th January 2017.

Selection Test

The Selection Test is scheduled to be held on the 29th of January (Sunday) of 2017.

Applicants who fail to appear for the Selection Test will not be considered for admission to the courses.