Diploma course in Sinhala for Speakers of Tamil


Department of Sinhala

The one year Diploma Course in Sinhala which will commenced in March 2019

Qualification : Having passed G.C.E (A/L) examination or any other  examination equals to them .

(Professional and practical needs will be specially addressed.)

Application duration: 10.12.2018  to  31.01.2019

Fields of Studies:

  • DSST – 13017             Approach to Language I - Spoken Sinhala
  • DSST – 13028             Approach to Language II - Written Sinhala
  • DSST – 13037             Practical Writing & Appreciation of Modern Sinhala Literature
  • DSST – 13048             Sinhala Culture


  • Improving the listening and spoken competence of Sinhala language of Non-Sinhala

student of Sri Lanka, in order to support the State language principle of Trilingual


  • Improving the Sinhala language knowledge for professional as well as daily activities and

improving translation competency

  • Improving the spoken and written competencies of Sinhala as a communicative media
  • Improving accurate knowledge and appreciation of Sinhala language and culture


Total course fees - Rs:50,000/=  (Fifty thousand rupees)

Fees could be paid in three installments. (First installment -Rs:25,000/=,   Second   installment  Rs:15,000/= Third  installment  Rs:10,000/= )


Application Procedure:

Applications can be downloaded from The completed application from together with the bank slip of Rs. 750.00 (pay to account No – 055-1-001-1-0667549 any Branch of the People's Bank credited to the People's Bank, Kelaniya Branch, University of Kelaniya) should be sent to the Department of Sinhala, University of Kelaniya


Applications can be collected from The Department of Sinhala by paying Rs. 750.00 to the Account No. 055-1-001-1-0667549 any branch of the People Bank. Application will be issued from 10.12.2018 up to 31.01.2019 during working hours.

*      Application forms can be submitted to the Department of Sinhala, University of Kelaniya either by hand or posting to the following address.



Diploma Course in Sinhala

Department of Sinhala

University of Kelaniya


*      Depending on the course apply for the top left Corner of the envelope should bear the "Registration for Diploma course in Sinhala - 2019"

Contacts:  M.B.B. Jayasundara                                                 Head

Coordinator                                                             Department of Sinhala

Diploma Course in Sinhala                                       University of Kelaniya

071-8212923                                                                       0112-914493


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Syllabus and Assessment Criteria: