Foreign Candidates

Applications are invited from eligible foreign Bhikkhus and lay male students who have obtained at least one of the following qualifications to read for the Bachelor of Arts (Internal).

Minimum Requirements for the Admission of BA Degree :
     1. G.C.E Advanced Level Examination with Pali, Buddhism and any other subject.
     2. Any equivalent examination to G.C.E Advanced Level Examination which should have been certified by the relevant Ministry / High Commission / Embassy.
     3. Diploma in Buddhism/ Pali conducted by the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka or equivalent qualification.
     4. Any other qualification approved by the Senate of the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.

Note: Those who do not have English and Pali / Sanskrit knowledge in admission are offered to follow one year Intensive Course in English and Pali / Sanskrit in advance to follow Degree

How to Obtain an Application:
Application forms can be downloaded from www.bpu.ac.lk.

How to Apply :
Duly completed application forms should be sent with relevant documents by registered post to the following addresses or to the given e-mail address.

Assistant Registrar (Academic & Student Services)

Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka

Gurulugomi Mawatha, Pitipana North, Homagama.

Tele: +94112857786 / +94112891104

 Email: ass@bpu.ac.lk

Course Details -

Category

Course Name

Duration

01

Intensive Course in English, Pali/Sanskrit + Bachelor of Arts (General)

1 Year + 3 Years

02

Bachelor of Arts (General)

3 Years


Details of Course Fees

Category 01 - Intensive Course in English, Pali / Sanskrit + Bachelor of Arts (General)

Duration

Registration Fee

Course Fee

Hostel Fee*

Application Fee

Total

Method of Payment

1 Year (Intensive)

$ 20


$ 250


$ 100


$ 5


$ 375


 At the Registration

3 Years Bachelor of Arts 

$ 20

$ 100

$ 100

-

$ 220

$ 20

$ 125

$ 100

-

$ 245

Annually

$ 20

$ 175

$ 100

-

$ 295

Annually

Total

$ 1135


*For those who wish to follow a special degree, the course duration is 4 years and the course fee is increased accordingly

Category 02 - Bachelor of Arts (General)**

Duration

Registration Fee

Course Fee

Hostel Fee

Application  Fee*

Total

Method of Payment

3 Years Bachelor of Arts

$ 20

$ 100

$ 100

$ 5

$ 225

At the Registration

$ 20

$ 125

$ 100

-

$ 245

Annually

$ 20

$ 175

$ 100

-

$ 295

Annually

Total

$ 765


**For those who wish to follow a special degree, the course duration is 4 years and the course fee is increased accordingly.

Note: Subjects offered for the BA degree     

  • Pali / Sanskrit / English
  • Buddhist Philosophy / Buddhist Culture / Religious Studies and Comparative Philosophy / Buddhist Phycology and Counselling / Community Leadership / Archaeology / French / Japanese / Korean / Chinese / Hindi / Tamil
  • Preliminary Course in English and Buddhist Counseling Course
  • Students are offered the certificate course in Hindi, Tamil, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and French, free of charge.
         

Attention:

  • Foreign candidates should be registered in their names mentioned in the passports. In case of differences, they must submit an affidavit certificate attested by their respective embassies.
  • All the monks & lay male students whose BA are provided with hostel facilities on request.
  • All the monks and lay male students are provided with hostel facilities on request during the period of an intensive course.

Downloads 

Paper Advertiesment - Foriegin Students 2021-2022.pdf

Application - Student Admission - Foreign 2021-2022.xlsx

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