Fees and Charges

Fees paid in respect of a study programme at the PGIHS include Registration fee, Academic fee, Student Society fee, and Library fee. Academic fee includes course fee (tuition fee) and examination fee (first attempt) and can be paid in four instalments: 25% at the initial registration, 25% before the 1st semester examination, 25% at the beginning of the 2nd semester and 25% before the examination of the 2nd semester. Research degree students are allowed to pay the total academic fee as a shared annual payment.

Fees for renewal of registration, registration as exchange or casual student, offering courses on non-credit/audit basis, make-up/repeat examination in courses, repeat viva-voce examination, issue of certificates and transcripts, etc. can be paid at the time of task/activity/ requirement. 

The institute reserves the right to revise fee structure and rates of fees and charges of degree programmes time to time.

Fee Structure

 

Category
of Students
and Fee Type

PG Diploma
1-year Coursework

MA/MEd
1-year Coursework

MA
2-year
Coursework & Research

MPhil
2-year Research

PhD
3-year Research

Local Students (LKR)

Registration Fee

5000

5000

5000

5000

5000

Academic Fee

70,000

90,000

68,000
(per year)

75,000
(per year)

100,000
(per year)

Library Fee

2000

2000

2000

2000

2000

Student Society Fee

2000

2000

2000

2000

2000

Foreign Students (US $)

Registration Fee

250

250

250

250

250

Academic Fee for students from SAARC Countries and clergy

1250

1600

975
(per year)

1000
(per year)

1200
(per year)

Academic Fee for students from Non-SAARC Countries

1550

1900

1175
(per year)

1300
(per year)

1500
(per year)

Library Fee

60

60

60

60

60

Student Society Fee

15

15

15

15

15

Note:

  1. All fees are compulsory.
  2. Students are required to pay Registration fee, Library fee, Student society fee and 25% of academic fee at the time of registration.
  3. Students are allowed to pay the academic fee in four installments: 25% at the time of registration, 25% before the 1st semester examination, 25% at the beginning of the 2nd semester and 25% before the examination of the 2nd semester.
  4. For MA by Coursework and Research, MPhil and PhD degrees the above annual academic fee applies during the minimum time period of the degree. If the candidature of a student extends beyond the minimum period, he/she is required to pay a half of the above annual academic fee for each additional year.
  5. In addition, students should make a Library deposit (refundable) of Rs. 1000 per book for borrowing of books from the library.
  6. The Institute maintains separate payment rates for renewal of registration, repeat examinations, casual or exchange student registration, certificates and transcripts, etc. For details, visit the website of the Institute. 

 

Mode of Payment

Fees are payable

    • In respect of the PGIHS Bank Account 057-1-001-6-0027421 at People’s Bank, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. (Bank Swift Code: PSBKLKLX 023) using deposit slips of banks; OR
    • To the Shroff Counter of the PGIHS by cash/cheque using the payment voucher; OR
    • By writing a cheque in fovour of Director, Postgraduate Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences.

You are advised to submit original copy of the payment slip to the PGIHS while keeping the carbon copy or a photocopy of the slip with you for future reference.

Paying Voucher (PGIHS/FIN/Form 001)

 

Refund Policy

The fee or excess of fee paid may be refunded with a 10% deduction as administrative charges where a fee is paid under misapprehension on the part of the candidate or where it is paid in excess under such a misapprehension. The whole of the fee that has been paid in excess due to a mistake/lapse on the part of officials of the Institute may be refunded. In addition, requests for refund made by students who cancel/ withdraw with official approval from the Director may be considered for a partial refund by considering the period of study of the student.