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HOW TO BECOME A CORPORATE MEMBER

1.0 Eligibility Requirements


A candidate for election as a Corporate Member is required to possess academic qualifications acceptable to the
Institution in one of the many disciplines of engineering, along with adequate training and experience in that
particular discipline. The aggregate of periods in respect of engineering education, training and responsible
experience shall not be less than eight years at the time of applying. He/she is also required to have attained several
competencies which will be assessed at a Professional Review.
Candidate should have passed the Section B Paper of the Professional Review Examination conducted by the IESL
prior to applying for the full professional Review .
Process Flow - Professional Review
2.0 Academic Qualifications

A full time four year engineering degree ( BSc. Eng.) from Universities of Peradeniye , Moratuwa, and
Ruhuna, after passing
three subjects including Mathematics at the GCE (Advanced Level)
Examination in the science stream.

BTech. Degree of Open university of Sri lanka ( Entry year 2003 onwards), after passing
three
subjects including Mathematics at the GCE (Advanced Level) Examination in the science stream.

A full time four year degree in engineering accredited under Washington Accord for CEng completed after
passing three subjects including Mathematics at the GCE (Advanced Level) Examination in the science
stream.

Full qualifications of Part I and II of old syllabus or Part I, II and III of new syllabus of the Examinations
conducted by the IESL after passing three subjects including Mathematics at the GCE (Advanced Level)
Examination in the science stream.

A qualification recognized by the Institution as being equivalent to a four year full time accredited degree
completed after passing three subjects including Mathematics at the GCE (Advanced Level) Examination in
the science stream.

Others assessed by the institution on a case by case basis.

3.0 Recognized Training and Responsible experience


A minimum of forty eight (48) months in aggregate of recognized training and Responsible Experience is required
after obtaining the required academic qualifications, for admission as a Corporate Member.
Civil Engineers Should have at least six (6) months Experience in a Design Office in addition to a six (6) months of
training which should be continuous , engaged in design work, and doing a design and Drawing under the direct
supervision of a Corporate Member, to make up a total of twelve (12) months in a Designs Office.

Recognised Training -

Recognized training is the training undergone under the supervision of a Chartered Engineer in an
organization recognized by the Institution as having the facilities for providing training to prospective
applicants for Membership.

At the time of submitting the applications, the candidate should have satisfactorily completed 24 months of
recognized training or an equivalent of it.

Responsible Experience

At least 24 months of experience in a responsible position in the field of engineering related to the
candidates discipline under the guidance of a Chartered Engineer.

Six (6) months of study of a post graduate degree by research of two years duration could also be counted
against responsible experience in designs or otherwise but this should not run concurrently with the period
during this study that is counted towards recognized training.

Teaching experience at higher/tertiary Education Institutions gained after acquiring a postgraduate research
degree of duration two years or more.

4.0 Method of application -

Duly filled application form MEM-FO-01

Letter of first appointment as an engineer original and one copy.

A summary of the training and experience as per format, certified by one of the sponsors/supporters or
by another Chartered Engineer from personal Knowledge. (Four (4) copies).

A report of 2000 to 3000 words describing the specific training undergone and the experience gained (Four
(4) copies).

A report of 1500 words highlighting the competencies attained giving examples.

A Design/ Comprehensive Design in the case of Building Services, Civil, Chemical , Manufacturing and
Mechanical Engineering candidates and a Design or a Project Study of around 6000 words in the case of
candidates of other disciplines. This has to be certified by the Chartered Engineer under whose supervision
it was done.

Organization Charts in respect of last three positions held certified by Charted Engineers from personal
knowledge.

Copy of the letter issued by IESL informing the passing Section B Paper.

CPD record of last two years with a minimum of 36 hours of CPD for each year (3 copies)

Training Log Book