SLIIT is the leading non-state degree awarding institute approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under the Universities Act. We are members of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), as well as the International Association of Universities (IAU). We are also the first Sri Lankan institute to be accredited by the Institution of Engineering & Technology, UK.
SLIIT was established in 1999. We opened our doors to 400 students in Metro Campus in Colombo. Currently, we offer both undergraduate and postgraduate courses and accommodate over 9000 students, including international students from various regions in the world. More than 10,000 alumni have graduated from our faculties. We take great pride in producing graduates who make meaningful contributions to their communities and professions.
SLIIT attracts the largest share of private higher education students in Sri Lanka and our courses are designed to equip graduates to succeed in contemporary workplaces with their exposure to practical (lab, internship etc.) as well as the classroom environment. According to the graduate Tracer Studies of 2016/2017, nearly 90% of our Bachelor degree graduates find full-time employment within six months of course completion. We are one of premier degree awarding institutes with the 25 acres site to provide the university exposure for our students.
We are proud to announce that our industry internship programmes with leading multinational and local organizations in Sri Lanka have provided an opportunity for our students to learn beyond the taught content, enhancing their professional personality, and provide them with a greater understanding about the practical application of their knowledge.
As a premier tertiary educational institute in Sri Lanka, research is a fundamental part of SLIIT. Our aim is to consistently foster an environment that promotes a vibrant research culture. In order to successfully promote research opportunities amongst both academic and student groups, we have established multiple initiatives in place.
Participation in sports, clubs, and societies is an important part of student life. Aside from providing a social and cultural environment for students to interact with others, they also open up to opportunities, exposure to new experiences and encourages personality development.
Malabe, Colombo 03, Kandy, Kurunegala, Matara and Jaffna
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