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Postgraduate Certificate Program in Applied Statistics

Offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies, USJ

Through the Department of Statistics, Faculty of Applied Science

New Admissions for Academic Year 2022

Duration: 01 Year

Medium of Instruction: English

Course Fee: LKR 150,000/-**

**excluding registration fee, library fee and refundable library deposit

Eligible for Registration:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any field of study from a recognized university.

Download 2022 Prospectus

Application Closing Date: 30th May 2022

How to apply?


  1. Click on the “Apply Now” button below or go to “Applications” page.
  2. Select the Course “Postgraduate Certificate Program in Applied Statistics” and login with your email & NIC/passport number
  3. Enter your details and click on Submit.
  4. You will see “You have successfully submitted your Application” in a new web page. Download the application & Bank pay slip from this page.
    You can pay the application fee online via Visa or Mastercard in LKR from this page by clicking the  icon.
  5. You can pay the application fee of Rs. 1,000/- online only at this stage. If not, you have to visit to a People’s bank physically and pay the application fee of Rs. 1,000/-to the relevant accountMSC in Applied Statistics
    • Account Holder      : University of Sri Jayewardenepura
    • Account number    : 053010006731
    • Bank & Branch       : People’s Bank, Gangodawila BranchIf the bank officer informs you that this account number is incorrect, please ask the officer to contact People’s bank, Gangodawila branch.
  • People’s bank accounts normally contain 15 digits. But this account contains only 12 digits. So, you cannot use Cash Deposit Machines or bank applications to pay.
  1. Login again by repeating the above 1st & 2nd steps again.
  2. Click on the “Next” Button at the bottom. (If necessary, you are allowed to edit your details)
  3. You need to upload the following documents
    • Color Photograph (3.0cm width x 4.0cm height with plain sky-blue background) – .jpg or .png file
    • Scanned copy of Birth Certificate – .pdf file
    • Bank payment receipt or Online payment receipt- .pdf file
    • Scanned copies of Academic Certificates (First Degree & Masters/MPhil) – .pdf files
    • Scanned copy/ies of Professional Qualifications Certificate/s- .pdf files
    • Scanned copy/ies of Other Qualifications Certificate/s – .pdf file/s
    • Service letter – .pdf file

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


  1. Post the printed application (from 4th step above) along with 3 passport size color photographs & the certified documents included in the above 8th step through a registered post to Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda.
    Write “Postgraduate Certificate Program in Applied Statistics” on the top left-hand corner in the envelope.


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For further details, please contact:

Dr. (Mrs.) Neluka Devpura
MSc in Applied Statistics / PGC in Applied Statistics

Department of Statistics
Faculty of Applied Science
University of Sri Jayewardenepura


Phone: 011 2803225

E-mail: pgcerti.appstat@sjp.ac.lk 


Contact Faculty of Graduate Studies

Mrs. Sachintha Ranathunga: (+94) 11 288 1557

Registrar, University of Sri Jayewardenepura


Common Questions

Q1) What are entry requirements?

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any field of study from a recognized university.


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Q2) How do I apply?

  • Please refer to the above “How to apply?” step.

Q3) Whom do I need to contact for further details?

    Faculty of Applied Sciences

    • Phone: 011 2803225



Faculty of Graduate Studies:

  • Mrs. Sachintha Ranathunga: (+94) 11 288 1557

Q4) What is the course duration of this Program?

  • 1 year

Q5) When does this start?


  • October 2022


Q6) What is the course fee?

  • LKR 150,000/-

Q7) How do you conduct lectures (Online / Physically)?

  • Physically at the Department of Statistics, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.