Foundation Academic Unit

Foundation Academic Unit (FAU) is responsible for coordinating with different faculties in the design, development and delivery of foundation courses for the benefit of learners who have not passed the relevant subjects at the G.C.E (A/L) examination that required for the enrolment to the degree programmes.

FAU operates under a director appointed by the Vice Chancellor from among academic staff of the university. Decisions relating to academic and operational functions are taken by a Board of Management with the concurrence of relevant faculties that provide entry to their degree study programmes through foundation programmes as alternative entry qualifications. The study programmes and the relevant curricula together with courses are designed and developed by relevant faculties. The faculties also involve in the delivery of courses and assessments through courses coordinators appointed from among the revenant faculty staff.

Updated 15.03.2022

Advanced Certificate in Science Programme- Exception Test Results

Updated 03.03.2022

NOTICE to the STUDENTS APPLIED FOR  ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN SCENCE  – 2021/22

Results of the exemption test will be released on 10th march 2022
The registration package will be sent to you from 15th March 2022 onwards.

Registration/Re-registration –
CRC – 4,5,6,7 April 2022

All other RCs/SCs – 5,6,7 April 2022
Add/Drop – 05.05.2022 (Regional Centres only)
Drop – 18.06.2022 (Regional Centres only)

Academic Activities 2021/22 (New Batch)

Centres where academic activities are conducted and medium

Centre Name Medium
All Regional Centres E/S/T
All study Centres with more than 20 student numbers  E/S/T

Academic Activities 2021/22  – Semester 1 

Commencement of Academic Activities 19.04.2022
Active Period 19.04.2022 – 08.08.2022
Study Period 09.08.2022 – 23.09.2022
Eligibility/OCAM 01.08.2022
Final Exam 24.08.2022 – 10.09.2022
Results 10.10.2022
Period to submit online applications for final exams 19.07.2022 – 03.08.2022

fee structure

Number of courses (Part1/2)

Registration & Facility Fee (Rs.)

Payment at the time of Registration first installment (Rs.)

2nd Installment (Rs)

1-Subject (10 Credits)

3,000.00

6,780.00

4,520.00

2- Subjects (20 Credits)

3,000.00

15,100.00

9,040.00

3- Subjects (30 Credits)

3,000.00

20,340.00

13,560.00

Dean/Faculty of Natural Sciences
Open University of Sri Lanka
03.03.2022

Updated 11.02.2022

NOTICE to the STUDENTS APPLIED FOR  ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN SCENCE  – 2022/23

Dear Student,

The schedule for the exemption test for the Level 1 of the Advanced Certificate in Science (2022/23) will be held o 26th and 27th February 2022. The exemption Test will be conducted in All study Centres and Regional Centres. Please refer the separate sheet for the eligibility of the Exemption test. The admission card will receive separately as You will receive an E-mail message and SMS to your mobile to download your admission card by using your NIC number.

Subject

Date

Time

Venue

Chemistry

26.02.2022

10 .00 hrs – 12.00 hrs

Regional
Centre or Study Centre

you applied for

Biology

26.02.2022

14.00 hrs – 16.00 hrs

Physics

27.02.2022

10 .00 hrs – 12. 00 hrs

Combine Mathematics

27.02.2022

14.00 hrs – 16.00 hrs

Dean/Faculty of Natural Sciences
Open University of Sri Lanka
11.02.2022

See your Eligibility to sit for exemption tests for different subjects

Chemistry +Maths                Physics+Maths          Biology+Chemistry              Biology            Biology+Chemistry+Physics

Biology+Physics                    Chemistry                  Chemistry+Physics                Chemistry-Physics-Combined Maths

Combined maths                  Physics

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