• 01 Feb 2017 1:32 PM | IESL (Administrator)


    Pioneered by the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka in 1985, the Junior Inventor of the Year (JIY) competition promotes creativity and ingenuity among school children.

    Children in the age group 12 to 19 years from schools all over Sri Lanka participate, initially in preliminary competitions held at the provincial level, and proceed to the final JIY competition held at the IESL Headquarters in Colombo

    The top ten inventions at this competition together with the ten finalists of the Science Research Project Competition of the NSF then compete at the Sri Lanka Science and Engineering Fair (SLSEF), held under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, and Sri Lanka branch of the Intel Corporation, USA.

    Winners at the SLSEF have the opportunity to be selected to proceed to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) held in US in May of each year.

    For Applications and Regulation Click Here

    Web –

    E mail –,

    Tel – Dayan – 071 8735338, Maduranga – 071 3535329

    Fax – 011 2 699202

  • 13 Jan 2017 11:31 AM | IESL (Administrator)

    Draft Bill on Chamber of Construction Industry of Sri Lanka (Incorporation) –Ministry invites observations before sending for legal draftsman observation.


    The Ministry of Housing & Construction  by its letter dated 04/01/2017 to the IESL has invited  our observations on the above Bill which has been gazette on 15th November 2016 and presented by the Hon. (Prof.) Ashu Marasinghe M.P. for Colombo District on 30th November 2016.


    Draft Bill (English)

    Draft Bill (Sinhala)


    CEO / Executive Secretary

  • 09 Jan 2017 2:26 PM | IESL Edu Div (Administrator)
    We are in the process of accepting Professional Review applications in FOUR batches in each year and the deadline for each batch in year 2017 is follows.

    16th January 2017 - for February/ March PR batch
    30th April 2017 - for May/ June PR batch
    15th July 2017 - for August/ September PR batch
    31st October 2017- for November/ December PR batch

    The dates mentioned above are only the final dates by which you need to submit your application if it is to be considered for processing under that particular batch. However for your own benefit you are advised to submit your application as early as possible without waiting till the last date.

    You are required to submit 03 sets of normal files containing mentioned documents arranged in the order from 1 to 11 as shown in the PR Check List (linked document) one file should contain the original application, original Log Book, and Experience Report, and the other two should contain copies of the same.

    You are also required to submit hard copies of Confidential Reports (linked document) which have to be duly filled by the proposers and sent to the IESL in sealed envelopes.
  • 08 Dec 2016 8:50 AM | IESL Edu Div (Administrator)

    The IESL has appointed a special committee to look into the subject matter and during its session held on 30/11/2016, it was decided to obtain suggestions and recommendations of IESL members with regard to the same. A brief description about the background and associated documents/links to be referred are as follows.

    The Procurement Commission requested suggestions and recommendations on upgrading the existing procurement guidelines. After compiling the suggestions and recommendations of members, the IESL will send a report to the Secretary General, Procurement Commission, Block No: 02, Room No: 2/211, Bandaranayaka Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo 07.

    It is very essential to give the feedback on procurement guidelines in order to achieve National procurement objectives listed below.

    1.       Maximizing economy, timeliness and quality in procurement resulting in least cost together with the highest quality.

    2.       Adhering to prescribed standards, Specifications, rules, regulations and good governance

    3.       Providing fair, equal and maximum opportunity for eligible and interested parties to participate in procurement process.

    4.       Expeditious execution of works and delivery of goods and services.

    5.       Compliance with local laws and regulations and international obligations

    6.       Ensuring transparency and consistency in the evaluation and selection procedure

    7.       Retaining confidentially of information provided by bidders

      References and associated links:          

    • A copy of letter No: NPC/ CIRCU/ 2016/ 01/ 02 dated 30.08.2016 sent by Secretary General, National Procurement Commission on the above subject (Annex 01)
    • Relevant paragraph of 19th amendment of the constitution, Chapter XIX B to National Establish Procurement Commission (Annex 02)
    • Procurement Guidelines of some of the countries
    • - Public Procurement - Cyprus
      - Best Practice Guide for Public Bodies – ICAC NSW Australia
      - Mission, Vision strategic goals and objectives – Dept. of Commerce, USA
      - Procurement policy -Jamaica
      - Public Procurement  Bill , 2015 - India
      - Public Procurement Act. 2003 (ACT 663)
      - Public procurement regulation introduction – Netherlands, Nottingham
      - UNCITRAL Model Law on Public Procurement – UK (Annex 03)

    • Principles of Government Procurement - New Zealand (Annex 04)

    You may send your suggestions and recommendations to IESL secretariat via  with a copy to Eng. P. H. Sarath Gamini on or in order to prepare a comprehensive feedback to National procurement commission.

    Thanking you

    IESL Secretariat


  • 07 Dec 2016 9:38 AM | IESL Edu Div (Administrator)

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