Awarding of the Pg Diploma in Psychiatry will be held over a limited period of time as determined by the Board of Study in Psychiatry. The diploma is a postgraduate qualification but does not give the holder any claim to specialist or Consultant status.

Prospective applicants must satisfy the following requirements.  

(a) A medical/dental degree registered * with the Sri Lanka Medical Council.  

(b) Satisfactory completion of internship acceptable to the Sri Lanka Medical Council. 

(c) Satisfactory completion of one year of post internship in Medical/Clinical practice in a university/public/private sector institution in Sri Lanka acceptable to the PGIM.  

(d) The criteria prescribed in paragraphs (a) to (d) must have been satisfied by the applicants as at the date of closure of applications, 

provided that where a short-fall has occurred due to any reasons including Sick, Maternity or Other leave, the doctor concerned should complete such shortfall in order to become eligible to apply for the Selection examination. 

(e) Any other requirement/s stipulated by the Board of Study relevant to a particular field of study concerned that has/have been approved by the Board of Management. 


*foreign nationals who seek to apply to register for selection examinations should possess a medical degree registrable with the Sri Lanka Medical Council. The decision of the Board of Management will be final in all such applications.  

A quota for the private sector is presently available for most courses

Please refer to the relevant prospectus for the most up to date information. The prospectus of a particular programme contains official information pertaining to a programme approved by the Board of Management, University Senate and the University Grants Commission

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