Department of Computer Science, USJ

New Admissions for 2023 (2nd Batch)

Computing has become an indispensable skill today both locally and globally. This program has been designed to cover the fundamental concepts of Computer Science as well as in-depth knowledge of specific areas of Computer Science as highlighted below to develop the necessary skills of students to produce innovative solutions to emerging complex problems in computing.

Application Closing Date:  31st  October  2023

Targeted for those who are seeking qualifications:

  • to pursue PhDs
  • to move into computing discipline from other disciplines like Engineering
  • to join with local/foreign Software Engineering, Data Science, Networking, Cybersecurity or related industries
  • to be a lecturer/teacher in Computer Science or IT


A bachelor’s degree in Computing, Engineering, Physical Science OR any other degree in related disciplines from a recognized university (with subject to the approval of the senate of the university).

Course Fee
Rs. 490,000/- (for locals)
US $ 3,000/- (for SAARC countries),
US $ 5,500/- (for Non SAARC countries)

In addition, the following fee should be payable at the time of registration.                                                                     applynow-gif

Library subscription   Rs. 5,000.00
Registration fee          Rs. 5,000.00
Library deposit           Rs. 5,000.00 (refundable)

Installment payments can be arranged (Conditions apply)


Exit Levels :

  • MSc in Computer Science (SLQF 10),
  • Master of Computer Science (SLQF 9),
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (SLQF 8),
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Computer Science (SLQF 7)

Selection procedure:

An aptitude test and/or interview will be held to select the best candidates for the program.

Application Closing Date:  31st  October  2023


  1. Click to Download  Application form
  2. Submit to the  Apply Now 
  3. Enter your details and click on Submit.
  4.  Submit  your application & Bank pay slip to applynow-gif registration .
  5. You can pay the application fee of Rs. 2,000/- online only at this stage. If not, you have to visit a People’s bank physically and pay the application fee of  Rs. 2,000/-to account number 053010005030

Account Holder: University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Bank & Branch: Peoples Bank, Gangodawila branch

  • People’s bank account contains 15 digits normally. But this account contains only 12 digits. So, you cannot use Cash Deposit Machines or bank applications to pay.
  1. You need to upload the following documents
    • MSc Application*
    • Bank payment receipt *
    • Scanned copies of Academic Certificates (First Degree & Masters/MPhil) – .pdf files*
    • UGC Letter (Only for foreign/affiliated degrees)
    • Transcript (Detailed degree certificate)
    • Birth Certificate
    • Color Photograph (3.0cm width x 4.0cm height with plain sky-blue background) – .jpg or .png file

** no need to upload any Research Proposal / Concept paper

  1. Send the downloaded application (from the 4th step above) to with scanned copies of the Degree Certificate, Transcript, Birth Certificate, Passport size Colour photograph, and payment receipt.
    Please write “Computer Science – 2023 (2)” in the subject field of the email.
  2. Post the printed application (from the 4th step above) along with the certified documents included in the above 8th step through a registered post to the Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda.
    Write “Computer Science – 2023 (2)” on the top left-hand corner of the envelope.



Secretarial Assistant – M.Sc. in Computer Science Program
Department of Computer Science,

011 2 758 907