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The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL) is a multidisciplinary professional engineering institution in Sri Lanka. IESL offers membership in different categories such as; Student Member, Affiliate Member, Associate Member, Corporate Member, Fellow Member, Associate and Companion. Chartered Engineer status is exclusively given by the IESL and corporate membership of the institution is required to acquire the status.

Eligibility Requirements - Students’ Member

Academic Qualifications

  1. Undergraduate of Four Year Full Time Engineering Degree programme Accredited by the IESL
    or
  2. Undergraduate of Four Year Full Time Engineering Degree programme Recognized by the IESL
    or
  3. Undergraduate of Non–accredited / Non–recognized Four Year Engineering Degree programme / Academic Qualifications programme by the IESL
    or
  4. Undergraduate of three Year full-time Engineering Degree programme Accredited by the IESL
    or
  5. Undergraduate of Three Year full-time Engineering Degree programme Recognized by the IESL
    and
  6. Fulfilment of entry requirements stipulated by the IESL

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Eligibility Requirements - Affiliate Member

Required Qualifications

  1. Three-year full-time engineering / engineering technology degree programmes accredited by the IESL
    or
  2. Three-year full-time engineering / engineering technology degree programmes recognized by the IESL
    or
  3. Non-accredited / not-recognized three-year engineering / engineering technology degree programmes / academic qualifications by the IESL
    or
  4. Full time three-year engineering degree programmes from a foreign university accredited under the Sydney Accord

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Eligibility Requirements - Associate Members

Required Qualifications

  1. Four Year full-time Engineering Degrees Accredited by the IESL
    or
  2. Four Year full-time Engineering Degrees Recognized by the IESL
  3. or
  4. Non-accredited / Non-recognized Four Year Engineering Degrees / Academic Qualifications by the IESL Evaluating Academic Qualifications for AMIE (SL) by Individual Candidates (EDU-DOC-01)
    or
  5. A full time four-year engineering degree from a foreign university accredited under Washington Accord
    and
  6. Fulfilment of entry requirement stipulated by the IESL

Please follow this link to confirm the Associate Member registration

Eligibility Requirements - Corporate Members

Eligibility Requirements

A candidate for election as a Corporate Member is required to possess academic qualifications acceptable to the Institution in one of the many disciplines of engineering, along with adequate training and experience in that particular discipline. The aggregate of periods in respect of engineering education, training and responsible experience shall not be less than eight years at the time of applying. He/she is also required to have attained several competencies which will be assessed at a Professional Review.

Academic Qualifications

  1. Four Year full-time Engineering Degrees Accredited by the IESL
    or
  2. Four Year full-time Engineering Degrees Recognized by the IESL
    or
  3. Non-accredited / Non-recognized Four Year Engineering Degrees / Academic Qualifications by the IESL Evaluating Academic Qualifications for AMIE (SL) by Individual Candidates (EDU-DOC-01)
    or
  4. A full-time four-year engineering degree from a foreign university accredited under Washington Accord
    and
  5. Fulfilment of entry requirements stipulated by the IESL

Professional Review (PR)

  • Recognized Training and Responsible Experience (Refer the PR Rules page no. 10 to 13)
  • Recognized Training (Refer PR Rules page 10)
    • Candidate should have not less than 24 months of adequate training opportunity in an approved organization.
  • Responsible Experience (Refer the PR rules page 10.)
  • PR Rules
  • PR Document Check List

After satisfying the Educational and training requirements, a candidate should have not less than 24 months of responsible experience in an approved organization

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How to Become an Associate

Eligibility Requirements

The requirement for membership :

Age : Minimum age is 25 years.

Eligibility : Every candidate for admission or transfer to the class of Associate shall satisfy the Council that he ;

  1. Is the one who is holding a post of Engineer while holding the responsibilities of an Engineer in a recognized organization as determined by the council.
  2. Has successfully completed the course of studies leading to the National Diploma in Technology at the University of Moratuwa or other equivalent qualifications approved by the Council.
  3. Three passes in G.C.E Advanced Level Examination in mathematics stream.
    and
  4. Has successfully completed an approved period of training and experience which is not less than 10 years.

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How to Become a Companion

Eligibility Requirements

  • More than 35 years of age.
  • Engaged in the practice of or associated with engineering and
    • Attained a position of responsibility as an engineer or
    • Qualified to concur with engineers in the advancement of engineering.

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