Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka

Professional body Incorporated by Act of Parliament No. 22 of 1984

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Chartered Biologist (C.Biol)


Today’s professional must keep up to date in knowledge and skills and must demonstrate competence in the work place. The IOB provides for membership as a Chartered Biologist which endorses the high standards expected of biologists and is for international recognition as a hallmark of professional competence and ethical conduct. Charted status is meant to demonstrate to employers a high level of biological accomplishment, personal integrity and professional attributes in addition to academic qualifications.

Code of ethics for chartered biologists

Who are eligible to become Chartered Biologists?

Fellows and members who have been with the Institute for more than 5 years are eligible to apply to the Council for permission to use the designation C.Biol, a distinction immediately comparable with the corresponding designations of other respected professionals.

How to become a Chartered Biologist?

Please download and fill the application, and send your application to “The Secretary, Institute of Biology, 120/10, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 7 along with a recent bio data.

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