SLIIT begins IT, Business Management and Electronic Engineering
SLIIT, recognised as the leading institute for Information Technology
in Sri Lanka offers degree programmes in Business Management and
Electronic Engineering which are awarded by SLIIT's affiliated
universities, thus broadening students' academic prospects.
The institute has commenced enrolment for the new academic year and
seeks to nurture a new generation of experts who will contribute towards
boosting the workforce in these related industries.
SLIIT has been recognised as the largest IT degree awarding institute
in the country which provides a broad scope of academic opportunities
The institute more recently expanded its academic offerings to
include Electronic Engineering and Business Management (with partner
universities Sheffield Hallam University and Curtin University), two
vital fields which play a key role in the development and progress of
The institute has carved out numerous pathways which allow students
to complete their degree entirely in Sri Lanka or abroad, depending on
SLIIT's impressive line-up of partner universities are situated in
the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, and these include
Sheffield Hallam University (UK), Monash University (Australia), and
Curtin University and Southeast Missouri State University (U.S), to name
"Within the span of a decade in fostering quality tertiary education,
SLIIT has produced over 15,000 IT professionals to the nation (nearly a
half of the country's skilled IT workforce), and we have seen a surge in
numbers for the institutes more recently introduced Business Management
and Electronic Engineering degrees which are conducted in partnership
with our foreign affiliates" SLIIT Chairman Prof. S. Karunaratne said.
SLIIT recently introduced three new undergraduate programs, namely
the Bsc. Hons in Information Technology specialising in Software
Engineering (duration - 4 years and awarded by SLIIT), the Bsc. in
Software Engineering (awarded by Curtin University, Australia), and the
BEng (Hons) degree in Computer Systems Engineering, awarded by Curtin
SLIIT has established centres at, Matara, Kandy and Jaffna, while the
main campuses are situated in Malabe and Colpetty, Colombo.