PDN Accounts


To obtain an account, send an email through the head of the department to noc@pdn.ac.lk with the user information (shown below). Please note that the head of the department should send the email using his official mail account.

  • Surname with initials
  • Names represented by initials
  • Preferred user-name (at least two)
  • Designation
  • Faculty
  • Department/Unit
  • For contract / temporary positions, date of termination
  • UPF Number
  • Alternative email address (To send the new account details)
  • Mobile phone number
  • Office phone number

NCSU will create PDN accounts for:

  • All the staff members in the University (ex:yourname@pdn.ac.lk)
  • Units/Departments/Societies/Organizations of the University (ex:unitname@pdn.ac.lk)
  • Designations of the departments/divisions heads (ex:areng@pdn.ac.lk, headcivil@pdn.ac.lk)

After creation you can access your mailbox through


  • One personal account per user.
  • UPF number is essential for creating personal accounts.
  • Official email accounts (head of the department, assistant registrars/bursars, etc.) will not have personal information. They are created only for official designations.
  • User names cannot include spaces and non-alphanumeric characters.
  • For personal accounts, your username can have the first name and last name.
  • For personal accounts, applications have to come through the head of the department.
  • For official accounts, applications have to come through an official letter.