SLIIT 2014/2015 intake now open for Undergraduate IT, Engineering and Business degrees
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 00:03
Students awaiting GCE (A/L) 2014 results eligible to apply
Ranked number one among the higher education institutes in Sri Lanka by LMD, SLIIT, the leading degree awarding institute in the fields of IT, Business and Engineering has commenced enrolment of students to undergraduate degree programs for the 2014/2015 academic year.
Students who wish to follow degree programs at SLIIT are invited to attend the open day on 5 September from 9 a.m. at SLIIT’s main campuses situated in Malabe and Kollupitiya and established centres at Matara, Kandy, Jaffna and Kurunegala.
The four year SLIIT B.Sc. Hons degree in Information Technology, is available in six fields of specialisation; Information Technology, Computer Systems and Networking, Software Engineering, Interactive Media, Information Systems and cyber security. The four year BBA. Special Hons degrees in Business Management has specialisation in Marketing Management, Accounting and Finance, Human Capital Management, Quality Management and Management Informations Systems.
Entry requirements for these degree programs are three passes at the G.C.E A/L examination (Sri Lanka / London) or equivalent in any subject stream at one and the same sitting, and a pass at the aptitude test conducted by SLIIT. In addition to the above qualifications, admissions to the Computer Systems and Networking degree require students to have a pass in Mathematics or Physics.
Students interested in pursuing a career in Engineering have the option of obtaining a four year B.Sc. Engineering (Hons) degree in the following areas: Civil, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Material, Electronic and Electrical Engineering. Three passes at the G.C.E A/L Math stream including a credit for Mathematics or Physics is needed for students interested in pursuing a degree in Engineering, along with a pass at the aptitude test conducted by SLIIT.
These degrees are offered by SLIIT as approved by the University Grants Commission under the Universities Act. SLIIT is also a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and International Association of Universities (IAU).
SLIIT has carved out numerous pathways which allow students to complete the above stated degree programs entirely in Sri Lanka or abroad. SLIIT’s impressive line-up of partner universities are in the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.
“It is our goal at SLIIT to successfully mould students into well-rounded, highly competent professionals who will make a mark in their chosen career path. To motivate our students we offer them the Industrial Financial System (IFS) graduate scholarship program and an Internship at IFS, an attractive students loan scheme and performance based scholarships” noted Professor Lalith Gamage, President and CEO of SLIIT.
Elaborating further he stated: “All the programs we offer are industry oriented, which provide students with an insight to the industry. Due to our foreign university and industry ties we can attest to the high employability rate of our graduates, who are sought after by leading companies within a period of one year after graduation.”
The closing date for applications is 19 September. Students can obtain an application form at any one of the SLIIT established centres or campuses. Further information can be obtained through the hotline 2301904/ 2413900 or website www.sliit.lk.