Pathways to recognition as an IIESL Member

Accredited Overseas Qualifications

The IIESL-accredited Sri Lankan Engineering Academic Qualifications as of 2010/10/09 are as follows:

  • Full Technological Diploma (FTD) Level 6 – City & Guilds Institute, United Kingdom (Considered the qualification till 31.12.2022)
  • Through the exclusive mutual membership route
  • Any other qualifications or reciprocal program accredited by the Council of Management of Institution of Incorporated Engineers, Sri Lanka

Accredited Sri Lankan Qualifications

These are the memberships of accredited overseas professional engineering bodies that are recognized through formal agreements with engineering accreditation bodies in other countries. These qualifications are readily recognizable through database listings of accredited programs.

  • National Diploma in Technology (NDT) – Institute of Technology, University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
  • National Diploma in Technology (NDT) – Hardy Senior Technical Institute, Ampara, Sri Lanka.
  • Higher National Diploma in Engineering (HNDE) – Advanced Technological Institute of Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological Education, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • National Diploma in Engineering Science (NDES) – Institute of Engineering Technology, Katunayake of National Apprenticeship and Industrial Training Authority, Sri Lanka.
  • Diploma in Technology (Dip-Tech) – The Open University of Sri Lanka.
  • Part II Examination of Institution of Incorporated Engineers, Sri Lanka
  • Any other qualifications or reciprocal program accredited by the Council of Management of Institution of Incorporated Engineers, Sri Lanka

The Application Forms Can Be Obtained From:

  1. IIESL Website – Click Here to Download the Application
  2. IIESL Secretariat located at No. 27/B, Udumulla Road, Battaramulla. (Tel: +94 11 288 7734)

by sending a crossed cheque payable to Institution of Incorporated Engineers, Sri Lanka to the value Rs. 150.00 as the processing fee.

The processing fee of Rs. 150.00 is charged at the time of lodging the application.

New Criterion

The Institution has introduced a new criterion for evaluating the prospective candidates for the membership categories ‘Member’ and ‘Associate Member’ with effect from 01st January 2011.

The new criterion is based on evaluating the competence of a prospective candidate against a set of identified competencies. The candidates are required to submit a Competency Demonstration Report (CDR) together with the application form. The instructions are available in the ‘Guidelines for Membership (Version 00)’ in pdf format on this webpage.

The new Application Form which will be effective from 01st January 2011 can also be downloaded from here. The current procedure will be continued up to June 2011 for the benefit of the candidates who will be submitting the current applications until the end of 2010.

Instructions To The Applicants (Who Has Submitted Applications Until the End Of 2010)

  1. Duly perfected applications together with the following documents shall be delivered to the Institution or sent by registered post addressed to the Executive Secretary of the Institution.
  2. Application form to be filled in block capital letters.
  3. Applications to be endorsed by two corporate members of the IIESL.
  4. Certified *true copies of the following documents are to be annexed to the application form.
    1. Engineering qualifications and other qualifications.
    2. In Plant Training Certificate.
    3. Birth Certificate.
    4. Service Certificates.
    5. Any other document in support of the application.
      *Certification to be done by one of the proposers
  5. Photograph [Passport size]
  6. Registration fees are applicable as per the brochure to be sent with the application [Cheque in favour of the Institution of Incorporated Engineers, Sri Lanka.] Candidates will be screened to ascertain whether they duly satisfy all the requirements to appear for the PR/VV, on the day of the PR/VV.
  7. Other fees [Professional Review fee and Membership fee] could be paid at the time of the PR/VV and at other appropriate times.
  8. The Associate Membership applicants should complete the questionnaire issued by the Institution and submit the same with the applications.
  9. A comprehensive Post Qualification Experience report in the form of a book should be prepared in triplicate and submitted by those seeking admission to the “Member Class”. The report should indicate details of engineering experience gathered at the workplaces. Organizational chart of workplaces showing the position of the applicant duly highlighted, details of projects, tasks carried out, details of special work carried out in the areas of maintenance/ production/ construction etc., with documentary proof and supporting photographs if any. This report bearing the signature of the applicant should reach the Institution on time for perusal in facing the Professional Review/ Viva Voce Examination on Management. Examination on Management is only for those seeking admission to the class of Member.
  10. Photocopies of application forms should not be used.
  11. The Institution office is open on weekdays from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. except on Sundays and public/ mercantile holidays.