• 12 Aug 2015 10:23 AM | IESL (Administrator)

    A Special Route for engineers with more than twenty (20) years experience after graduation and holding high / senior managerial positions to become Corporate Members of IESL


    1.      The special route is explicitly for those senior engineers with the necessary academic qualifications, training and responsible experience required by the Professional Review Rules who have not been able to obtain Corporate Membership of the IESL and those who are holding senior managerial positions in the state sectors, private sectors and academia.

    2.      The following category of Engineers will be eligible to apply for Corporate Membership under this proposed Route (Eligibility to apply for Corporate Membership under the proposed Route ):

         a.      Engineers holding high positions in engineering and/or management in State or Private Sector organizations

         b.      Engineers who have played a significant role in the development or delivery of engineering education and training

         c.      Engineers in Academia who have gained recognition through research at international or national levels

         d.      Engineers who through their work with public or voluntary bodies have effectively demonstrated their contribution and value to society as Engineers.

    3.      This special route initially will be in force for a period of 12 months with effect from 4th June 2015. This Scheme will be open only to those with a minimum of twenty (20) years of demonstrable experience after graduation.

    4.      The successful applicant must demonstrate all of the Essential qualities, and at least two of the Desirable qualities in the Report and at the Interview. Applicants will be asked to provide evidence of the following qualities:


                 E1: A position of senior responsibility and/or significant autonomy in their field

                 E2: Demonstrable leadership qualities

                 E3: Influencing policy and strategy making decisions in either a technical or business    environment

                 E4: A structured approach to CPD

                 E5: The training of the engineering profession to young engineers and potential engineers


                 D1: Highly specialist knowledge in a specific area of engineering

                 D2: Technical or engineering resource management and/or personnel management and development

                 D3: Responsibility for a budget and the associated risk

                 D4: Application of a significant range of fundamental principles and complex techniques across a wide and often unpredictable variety of contexts

                 D5: Active development and application of new technologies in engineering and related areas at senior level

    5.      All applications will be assessed by an “Assessment Panel” nominated by the PSMC and only those who are recommended by the Panel will be considered as eligible candidates to apply through this route and will be called for an interview. Candidates are required to make a Power Point presentation not exceeding twenty (20) minutes at the interview

    6.     Method of Application:

    a.       An application must be made on Form “MEM-FO-01” with the appropriate fees. Four Corporate Members should propose and sign the Application form. The applications may be either sent by registered post or delivered by hand.

    b.      Documents to be submitted along with the application

        i.     Original and one copy of Birth Certificate (Original will be returned)
       ii.     Original and one copy of Degree Certificate (Original will be returned)
       iii.    Originals and copies of appointment letters (Original will be returned)
       iv.    Three copies of the record of Continuing Professional development
        v.     Four copies of the report on Recognised Training and Responsible experience (Vide Rule 6 of Professional Review Rules)

    In addition to stipulations in the existing Section 6 of professional Review Rules, the Report must highlight the increasing degrees of responsibility at technical, managerial and financial levels and how the candidate has met with the requirements of five stipulated core competences.
           a.  Either a design supported by analysis, computations, BOQ, drawings etc or
           b.  A design oriented Project Report based on the candidate’s own direct involvement as part of his / her normal duties within the preceding ten years.  or
           c.   Results of a project study in the form of  a dissertation of not less than 6000 words

    7.      Written Papers:
         a.       “A” Paper
                   The necessity of sitting for “A” Paper will be decided by the interview panel and will be informed after the interview.
         b.      “B” Paper
                   Considering the high managerial positions held, the candidate is exempted from the “B” Paper.

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  • 12 Aug 2015 9:31 AM | IESL (Administrator)

    International Professional Engineers


    Corporate Members with the required experience can register as Professional Engineers .The IESL being a full member of the International Professional Engineers Agreement, these Professional Engineers would be identified and recognized globally as International Professional Engineers and they will be able to use the post nominal abbreviation IntPE(Sri Lanka) . The rules pertaining to the registering of Professional Engineers which were recently revised to make the rules clearer to members could be viewed here. 

  • 22 Jun 2015 4:47 PM | IESL (Administrator)

    The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL) entered in to a five year agreement with the Institution of Engineers, Australia (Engineers Australia) recently to facilitate the mobility of Professional Engineers from one  country to the other.  The agreement was signed when the President of  IESL , Eng. (Dr) S B Wijekoon met with the National President of Engineers  Australia, Dr.David Cruickshanks-Boyd on June 17, 2015 in Canberra, Australia .

    Both the IESL and Engineers Australia are authorised to register International Professional Engineers in their respective countries being members of the International Professional Engineers Agreement.

    Pursuant to  this Agreement , applicants whose names appear  in the  International Professional Engineers Register of IESL  or  the Chartered Professional Engineers of  Engineers Australia whose names appear in the International Professional Engineers Register of Australia will qualify for registration / licensing  by the other Institution if they agree to abide by the laws, rules ,regulations and ethical standards and  meet the continuing competency assurance requirements as set out by the latter Institution. They will have to declare any previous application for registration/licensing and complete an application form and pay any fees required.

    This agreement will not apply to engineers who have obtained their registration/licensing in their home countries through the respective Institutions by means of a mutual recognition agreement involving a professional association of a third Institution.

  • 23 Apr 2015 1:33 PM | IESL (Administrator)

    The IESL’s "Job Postings" (forum) can now be easily accessed from the (right side vertical) Menu on the Home Page itself.
    ( direct link:


    Members can make use of this Forum to advertise jobs available in their own organizations or to seek job openings for themselves using the instructions  given therein. The postings need to be brief conating only the key information required, with supporting  documents if any, made available in Drop Box, Google Drive etc. accessible  through a link provided in the posting.


    For any clarifications , please  contact Manager (Publicity) via email at


    Executive Secretary

  • 20 Dec 2013 4:30 PM | IESL (Administrator)
    If you are interested in advertising vacancies for engineers  and engineering consultants on our website , you may contact us with the details by sending an email to

    Please visit web page on Job Postings

  • 15 Oct 2013 12:13 PM | IESL Edu Div (Administrator)

    IESL PART III - Project Guidelines & Application
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  • 13 Aug 2013 12:38 PM | IESL (Administrator)

    Dear Member,

    You might notice that some email and future correspondences coming from the hosting sight for our new membership application (Wild Apricot, a cloud based secure software as a service - SaaS platform) carry "" ( ) extension.

    Do not worry, it is authentic and fully secured

    User Instructions Video: Click here


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    The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL)

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