Updated 2017: Some Text books of government schools along with other educational institutions (such as Pirivena, semi-governmental schools, private schools, International schools) published by Educational Publications Department can be downloaded free in pdf format.
According to Mr Tissa Hewavithana, Commissioner General of Educational Publications Department, they have uploaded several school text books and you can either download them or learn interactively with them. Their aim is to upload all the other textbooks to the internet as early as possible (Website of Educational Publications Department, 2013).
Download Text Books
You can download Sinhala, Tamil and English Text Books for Grade 1 to O Level and A Level classes here from Educational Publications Department.
Text books in Buddhism, Christianity, Catholicism, Islam, Sinhala Language & Literature, Mathematics, Science, History, Life Competencies, Geography, Health & Physical Education, Sinhala, Accounting & Business Studies, Media & Communication and ICT are aviailable for download.
All these text books, work books and practical guides can be downloaded at Educational Publications Department web site.
Download Books and Lessons from e-thaksalawa
e-thaksalawa Learning Management system maintained by Ministry of Education contains syllabuses, teacher guides, lessons, books and other publications categorzed under different grades.
- A Level Syllabuses – Physics, Chemistry, Biology…
- Download A/L past papers
- Student Jobs
- Download GCE AL teacher guides – Teacher’s Instructional Manuals
- Download Sri Lankan GCE Ordinary Level Examination Papers