SLIIT is a premier higher education institute recognized by the University Grants Commission – Sri Lanka, the apex body of the Country’s university system. Our academic programmes cater to BSc Degrees as well as Post Graduate Diplomas in the fields of Computing, Business and Engineering. We take pride in the fact that SLIIT produces high-quality graduates with exceptional levels of employability. In 2008 the Institute was admitted as a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, UK and in 2013, as a member of the International Association of Universities (IAU) respectively. The Bachelor's deg The Bachelor's degree programmes at SLIIT offer many academic pathways. Students while studying towards the degree can also earn other qualifications such as Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas which are designed to meet industry requirements. Although the majority of our students complete their degrees at SLIIT, those who wish to do so have the option of transferring to any of the SLIIT overseas partner universities after completing two or two and a half years' of study to graduate from one of our partner universities in Australia, United Kingdom, United States and Canada. We place great emphasis on the quality of our education. In addition to recruiting and retaining highly qualified and experienced academic staff, we continuously enhance our teaching-learning environment and improve the curricula to ensure high standards of our academic programmes. We also offer a number of programmes designed to develop the soft skills of our students and conduct industry certified professional development programmes in collaboration with Microsoft, IBM, and CISCO systems. The Institute’s enrollment has been rising steadily and currently, SLIIT has over 7000 students following its undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. Among our students, we have students from other countries in the Asian and African regions. This has further enriched the cultural experience of studying at SLIIT.

The International Office at SLIIT values the significance of an increasingly interconnected world. As such, we bring international perspectives to the SLIIT community with “Internationalisation” to raise global awareness and to create an environment that is international in character in teaching, research and outreach. Towards Internationalization, a host of developments is already in use. Visiting scholars, international collaborations, faculty international expertise and research and enrolment of international students, exposure to knowledge about and from different parts of the world, preparation for communication and work with people from other cultures and countries, are some such developments. We enjoy partnerships with many leading universities around the globe and they provide opportunities for students to gain meaningful access to the business practices and networks of other countries. Further, graduates leave SLIIT with lifelong contacts, an appreciation of business responsibility to community and society, and a recognition and understanding of the multicultural context of today's business world. Our relationships with leading global companies enhance the career path of our graduates. Our alumni and friends' network is strong, vibrant and is growing both locally and internationally. Students from countries in the SAARC region and elsewhere, add to the international character of the SLIIT classroom. International students may find studying away from their own countries, both challenging and rewarding. At SLIIT, we provide international students with opportunities to enhance knowledge, immersed in an exciting cross-cultural environment. Our mission is Our mission is to supply exceptional individuals for leadership roles in the global economy. Our curriculum and programs, faculty and student body, are all chosen towards the provision of a global perspective.

SLIIT is the premier degree awarding institute approved by the University Grants Commission under the Universities Act. The Institute is also a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and International Association of Universities (IAU). We offer Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Computing, Business and Engineering. To achieve these objectives SLIIT conducts programmes of studies leading to BSc, BEng and BBA Degrees, BSc and BBA Special Honours Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, MSc Degrees, and several continuing Professional Development programmes in niche areas in IT, Business Management and Engineering. The SLIIT research centre is established to foster and promote research among the academic staff and students. SLIIT has also established a Software Engineering Services Division to undertake software and consultancy services and the Sri Lanka Technology Incubator to undertake and promote research and development. The Degree programmes of the Institute are designed in such a manner that a student can receive an Associate Diploma, a Diploma, and an Advanced Diploma / Bachelor Degree while continuing studies towards the BSc / BBA / BEng Special Honours Degree. Students can also choose alternative pathways to graduate from a partner university of SLIIT after successfully completing the Diploma. Candidates who exit these programmes at different levels of employment or for any other reason may rejoin the respective programme at appropriate levels for final graduation. Our graduates are globally accepted in view of the high standards maintained. SLIIT has created a learning and research environment with optimum resources for students. While encouraging students to be innovative and committed towards excellence, SLIIT aims at producing graduates with strong analytical, problem-solving and communication skills.

The objectives of SLIIT highlight the following: Education & training of professionals at a high level of excellence in the fields of IT, Business and Engineering Assisting and promoting enterprises, innovators and start-up companies with the necessary expertise to achieve business objectives Provision of consultancy services and software services to public and private sector enterprises of Sri Lanka at a reasonable cost Conduct and promote of research & development leading to specialized applications, services and innovative technology products Expanding horizons in the fields of IT, Business and Engineering to reach international level

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