Sri Lankan Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) is a degree awarding institute recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) of Sri Lanka. It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). SLIIT offers local degrees and degrees in collaboration with foreign partner universities in Australia and the United Kingdom. At present, SLIIT operates two main campuses: Malabe City Campus and Metropolition campus in Kollupitiya. Also it operates two centers at Matara and Kandy. SLIIT has over 100 academic and professional staff members.
Update 2014: You can now apply for June 2014 intake – Upto 19 May 2014
Update: You can apply for BIT degree offered by SLIIT for 2013 batch upto 10 January 2013
Degree and Masters Programs
SLIIT conducts programs of studies leading to B.Sc Special Honors degrees, B.Sc . General Degrees, M.Sc degrees and postgraduate diplomas in Information Technology, Information Management and Business Management. Students while conducting their degrees can earn other qualifications such as diplomas, advance diplomas which are designed fulfill the industry requirements.
Following degree programs of SLIIT are recognized by UGC, Sri Lanka:
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology
Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems
Postgraduate Diploma in Information Management
M.Sc in Information Technology
M.Sc in Information Systems
M.Sc in Information Management
SLIIT Students can transfer to its partner universities after completing two or two and half years of study at SLIIT, and they can graduate from Curtin University of Technology in Australia or Sheffield Hallam University in UK.
Curtin University of Technology Degrees
B.Sc. in Information Technology
B.Sc. in Computer Systems and Networking
SLIIT also conducts a number of industry certified development programs such as Microsoft, IBM, CISCO systems. SLIIT has commenced a Business Management degree program and an Electronic Engineering degree program from 2009.
SLIIT has a current enrollment of over 3500 Students for its B.Sc degree programs and another 1000 students for its Master’s degree and other programs. SLIIT is focused on providing opportunities to produce about 1000 IT professionals each year.
SLIIT won numerous awards including Microsoft Imagine Cup Silver award (2007, 2008), Asia-Pacific ICT Alliance.
SLIIT students are provided a foundation course to improve their communication skills. Its also provides training to improve reading, writing, listing and speaking abilities in English. All SLIIT programs are conducted in the English medium.
SLIIT provides modern facilities for students to enrich their studies. These include air-conditioned lecture theaters, Laboratories, Auditoriums, Libraries and reading rooms, rest areas and canteens. SLIIT also provide facilities for indoor and outdoor sports and other activities at the Malabe City Campus.
Campus Accommodation for students is available within the campus and also around the campus.
Other facilities given to students include student housing, SLIIT students Transport, SLIIT Gymnasium/Recreation Center, SLIIT carrier Guidance Unit, SLIIT English Help desk and medical facilities.
Many extracurricular and co-curricular activities are conducted by the SLIIT, which includes many clubs and societies such as student Interactive Society, Sport Council, FOSS Community, HEDRA SLIIT programming community, CSN student community, Information system unit, SLIIT Alumni Association, etc.
SLIIT provide some scholarships according to the excellent Grade Point Average (GPA). Also it provides Mahapola Higher Education Scholarships who obtained high marks /grades in GCE (A/L) examination. Also provides IFS scholarships and industry sponsored scholarships.
Cost (Tuition Fees)
Approximate cost for IT related degrees is about Rs 72000.00 per semester, and rate per semester increase each year. Cost is very much higher for foreign degree programs.
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