PhD Programmes

Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) - 03 years

Subjects
  • Pali
  • Buddhist Philosophy
  • Buddhist Civilization
  • Sinhala
  • Sanskrit
  • Archeology
  • History
  • Sociology
  • Education Science
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Library Science
Requirements
  • A Master of Philosophy Degree from a recognized university.
    or
    A Master's Degree (Research) / Master's Degree (two year) from a recognized university
    or
    Any other relevant qualification deemed to be acceptable by the Senate of the Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka.
Research Proceeding
  • The student should make a presentation of 20 minutes before senior academics of the respective faculty within 03 months of the registration for the course.
  • Within 06 months of the first presentation, the presentation of Review of Literature should be presented.
  • Before one week to the said presentation, 12 copies of the seminar paper should be handed over to the UPEDEC.
Word Count of Thesis
  • The student should make a presentation of 20 minutes before senior academics of the respective faculty within 03 months of the registration for the course.
  • Within 06 months of the first presentation, the presentation of Review of Literature should be presented.
  • Before one week to the said presentation, 12 copies of the seminar paper should be handed over to the UPEDEC.
Submissions
  • Upon the completion of the thesis in accordance with guidelines and directions of the University, three copies of the thesis should be handed over to the UPEDEC.
Supervisors
  • The respective supervisors are appointed by the Senate under the recommendation of BOS of UPEDEC
Viva Voice
  • Upon the receiving of the relevant reports of the thesis, the viva/oral presentation is held. There, a full detailed analysis on the research should be presented within 20 minutes.
Fees
  • Application Fee1,000.00
  • Registration Fee5,000.00
  • Course Fee110,000.00
  • Supervising Fee30,000.00
  • Library Fee4,000.00
  • Total150,000.00
  • Other fees
    • Library Fee (Refundable) 5,000.00
    • Renewal of Registration 5,000.00
    • Result Sheet 1,000.00
    • Degree Certificate 1,500.00
    • Translation of result sheet (including local registration fee) 1,500.00
    • Translation of result sheet (including overseas registration fees) 2,500.00
Medium
  • Sinhala / English