Membership Criteria & Fees

Membership Requirements

  • Notes for the guidance of applicants
  • Members (MCS)
  • Associate
  • Student
  • Affiliate
  • Corporate


Notes for the guidance of applicants

  1. Download Membership Application Form  ,  Download Student Membership Application Form

  2. Academic Qualifications.
    Documentary evidence of relevant qualifications (photocopies of certificates issued by appropriate authority) should accompany the application in support of those qualifications claimed.

  3. Positions held and experience
    Brief details of positions held and the periods of these positions including projects undertaken and your contribution to them.

  4. Contact details of at least two referees (currently Members of CSSL) who can verify the positions held and the experience claimed in this application. If the declaration of employer/sponsor in the next section is signed by a member of the CSSL, then one referee would be sufficient in this section.


Referees nominated by the applicant may be contacted and asked to supply information in support of the application.


The application including copies of certificates, other relevant documents and the application fee should be sent to:

The Computer Society of Sri Lanka
Professional Centre
No. 275/75, Stanley Wijesundara Mawatha,
Colombo 7,
Sri Lanka.
Telephone: +94 (011) 2592762, 2508009


Members (MCS)

  • Graduate in Computer Science or a higher degree holder in Computer Science with 4 years experience; Or
  • Graduate in a field other than Computer Science and 5 years experience; Or
  • Non-graduate who has undergone adequate training in computing and 9 years experience;
  • AND that at the time of membership application he/she is actively engaged in a professional capacity in the use and application of information technology and the techniques related thereto.
  • The applicant should satisfy the Council that the experience referred to above is at a professional level. The period of experience should normally be post qualification.


Associate

  • Graduate in Computer Science, or and higher degree holder in Computer Science or Graduate in a field other than Computer Science and 1 year experience;
  • AND that at the time of membership application he/she is actively engaged in a professional capacity in the use and application of information technology and the techniques related thereto.
  • The applicant should satisfy the Council that the experience referred to above is at a professional level. The period of experience should normally be post qualification.


Student

  • General Certificate of Education Advanced Level Examination conducted by the Government of Sri Lanka with pass in one subject; Or
  • General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level Examination conducted by the Government of Sri Lanka with passes in six subjects where one of the subject should be either Arithmetic or Mathematics and three of the passes should be credit passes.


Affiliate

This grade is for applicants who have an interest in computing, and are not yet eligible or do not wish to become professional members.


Corporate

This grade is for Corporations and firms whose primary object is connected with Information Technology.


Membership Fees:

  • The Application processing fee is Rs. 500.00
  • Initial fee is Rs. 4,000.00
  • Annual Subscription fee is Rs 3,000.00

How do I become a member?

Please refer to the ‘Notes for the Guidance of applicants’ before filling this form.Apply Now!!

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