• 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)

  • 16 Nov 2016 2:49 PM | IESL (Administrator)

    3rd Annual Research Symposium


    Of The National Water Supply &Drainage Board (NWS&DB)


    Ministry of City Planning & Water Supply


    20th March 2017


    Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall


    (BMICH), Colombo, Sri Lanka




    3rd Annual Research Symposium of the National Water Supply & Drainage Board (NWS&DB) is scheduled to be held on 20th March, 2017 at BMICH, Colombo, Sri Lanka.


    Extension of Deadline for abstracts – 

    The organizing committee has decided to extend the deadline for submitting abstracts for the below symposium, until 15th December 2016, considering numerous requests made by number of authors.

    Appreciate if you could please convey this message to all to whom you have forwarded the brochure.

    Annex 01-Brochure.pdf

  • 21 Oct 2016 10:04 AM | IESL (Administrator)

    Dear Member,


    As announced earlier, the Annual General Meeting of the IESL will be held at the Auditorium of the Sri Lanka Foundation, No: 110, Sri Lanka Foundation Avenue, Independence Square, Colombo 7 on Saturday the 22nd October commencing at 9.00am.

    Transactions 2016 - Part A 

     A copy can be downloaded by clicking here

    There is a single page addendum as well, which could be downloaded by clicking here


    Yours sincerely

    Eng. (Dr.) Jagath Peiris

    Chief Executive Officer/ Executive Secretary

  • 08 Sep 2016 10:00 AM | IESL (Administrator)

    Dear Members,


    ‘ENGINEER’ , the peer reviewed quarterly journal of the IESL now  gets published in the Sri Lanka Journals On Line  (SLJOL) which is a unique platform to share scientific knowledge making Sri Lankan research more available, accessible, detectible and noticeable, both nationally and internationally. At the website  the current journal issue as well as past issues could be viewed and downloaded.

    Published since 1973, the ‘ENGINEER’ is now at a turning point in its history as efforts are underway to include it in internationally renowned citation index platforms such as Scopus and the Web of Science.

    The format and the consent form for consideration for publication in ‘ENGINEER’ can be downloaded from the website of the institution

    Please send your research papers to reach;

    The Editor – Journal

    The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka

    120 /15, Wijerama Mawatha

    Colombo -07


    Best Regards

    Eng. Prof. T.M. Pallewatta

    Editor - Journal,

    Vice President - IESL

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