According to the commission circular No. 09/2021 of the University Grants Commission, you will not be given any opportunity to correct your name after the effective date of your degree.

On that reason and to avoid the inconveniences in the process of writing the names of the graduands on the degree certificates, all the students of the final year of FAS should send the scanned copies of the following documents in PDF format {(must be clear scanned documents (not images, photos taken from cameras, mobile phones or shade/dark documents scanned by mobile phones and etc. )} on or before 04.04.2023 via e-mail (


  1. Dully filled form. Download the form here
  2. A scanned copy of the first two pages of the Student Record Book to certify your name in the university registration.
  3. Certified copy of the birth certificate (check name, whether it is exactly the same as the name written on the form)


{Subject of the e-mail should be as follows:

: Index number, Registration no, Name of the Degree
Ex : AS2018xxx, AS90xxx, Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Zoology}


Extra information

The name you have written on your form should exactly be the name appearing on your Birth Certificate.

In the original degree certificate, your name in Sinhala will be appeared as on your birth certificate and in English, it will be appeared as in the final results. Since the name in the final results same as the name appeared in your Student Record Book, check your Student Record Book for any name correction or any spelling correction in your name and get it corrected from the Academic Student Affairs, Publications & Examinations Division before sending the above documents.

Since the name of your degree certificate will not be corrected for any reason, the name on your other essential documents such as educational certificates, Passport should be the same as the name on the Student Record Book (name of the university registration).


Senior Assistant Registrar
Academic Student Affairs,
Publications & Examinations Division