Placements for Commonwealth Scholarships

IBMBB is one of the institutes recognized for hosting Commonwealth Scholars by The Association of Commonwealth Universities. MSc in Molecular Life Sciences and MSc in Cellular & Molecular Immunology programmes offered by IBMBB will admit Commonwealth Scholars through the Ministry of Higher Education, Sri Lanka.

Those who wish to apply (Foreign Applicants only) for 2018 MSc programmes at IBMBB, may apply for Commonwealth Scholarships 2018.

Apply for the Scholarship

You must separately apply for MSc programmes at IBMBB at the same time by clicking here

The selection process which includes Online Selection Test will be conducted after receiving your application for MSc programmes at IBMBB.

Applicants selected based on required academic qualifications will be requested for an Online Selection Test.

Online Selection Test will be conducted to select the eligible candidates to follow the MSc Programs.

  • The test has two parts, MCQ and essay type.
  • Each question has five responses
  • Candidate has to mark whether the response is true or false as an answer.
  • Each response carries one mark. Therefore, he/she gets maximum of five marks for each question.
  • Minus marks will be given when the answers are wrong and the minimum mark per question will be zero (0)..
  • Part two of the Test is a general topic to write an essay.
  • Duration of the Test is 2.5 hours.

For more information regarding the online test, please contact

Applicants with required qualifications and those who passed the online selection test will be eligible to follow the MSc programs at IBMBB.