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Higher Educational Opportunities

in Sri Lankan Universities


FHA. Shibly
M.Sc in MIT (Kel), M.Sc in IT (SLIIT), BBA (Hons) (SEUSL)
Lecturer in IT
South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
Oluvil
shiblymis@gmail.com

Introduction
The University Grants Commission (UGC) is the
apex body of the University System in Sri Lanka
which was established on 22nd December 1978
under the Universities Act No. 16 of 1978.
The functions of the UGC are; planning and
coordination of university education, allocation of
funds to Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs),
maintenance of academic standards, regulation
of the administration of HEIs and regulation of
admission of students to HEIs.

Why Public Universities?


Free of charge (Lower cost)
Recognition
Prosperous and World-renowned Facilities
and Faculties
Diverse Student Body
Plenty of courses (90 Courses)
Quality
Easy to get a job in local and foreign countries

Universities under University Grants Commission

University of Colombo
University of Peradeniya
University of Sri Jayewardenpura
University of Kelaniya
University of Moratuwa
University of Jaffna
University of Ruhuna
Eastern University Sri Lanka
Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
Uwa Wellassa University of Sri Lanka
University of Visual Performing & Arts

Courses

Courses Contd..

Universities & Its courses

WHAT IF I MISS THE


UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE
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Professional Education njhopw;jfikfis


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Open
University
of Sri
Lanka
Advance
Technical
Institutes

Technical
colleges
Opportunities

Vocational
Training
centre

chartered
courses

Open University of Sri Lanka


http://www.ou.ac.lk/home/

Bachelor of Arts in English and English Language Teaching


Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
Bachelor of Education - Drama & Theatre
Bachelor of Education - Natural Sciences
Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education
Bachelor of Industrial Studies Honours
Bachelor of Laws Degree Programme
Bachelor of Management Studies
Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences
Bachelor of Pharmacy
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Software Engineering Honours
Bachelor of Technology - Computer Engineering
Bachelor of Technology Honours in Engineering

Advance Technical Institutes

http://www.sliate.ac.lk/
Offers Higher National Diploma(HND) Lead to Bachelor Degrees
Part Time/Full Time
Courses

Accountancy
Agriculture
Building Services
Busines Administration
Business Finance
English
Engineering
Management
Information Technology
Food Technology
Quantity Survey
Tourism and Hospitality Management

Technical College (College of


Technology)

http://www.techedu.gov.lk/
Engineering Technician Studies Courses
Business Studies Courses
General Studies Courses
Languages

Other Courses
ICT
Construction Studies

Vocational Training Authority of Sri


Lanka
http://www.vtasl.gov.lk/
Vocational and Education Commission (TVEC)and
the
University
of
Vocational
Technology(UNIVOTECH), tow most important
entities established under the purview of the
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skill Development
As of today, the VTA is operating as the largest
training center network of Vocational Training
with 224 Rural Vocational Training Centers, 22
District Vocational Training Centers and 7
National Vocational Training Centers

Chartered courses
https://www.casrilanka.com/
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri
Lanka (CA Sri Lanka)
http://www.aatsl.lk/
The Association of Accounting Technicians of
Sri Lanka

THANKS