The admission criteria of the candidates who wish to apply for Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (SLQL 5 and 6) should fulfil the admission criteria as set out below. The candidates must submit an application form along with the required evidences.
The admission criteria for the degree program are defined taking into consideration the framework given in Sri Lanka Qualification Framework (SLQF).
A) General Admission Criteria to Year 1 (Level 3 of SLQF):
- Three Passes in one sitting at one of the following examinations or equivalent foreign qualifications (equivalent foreign qualification means the minimum requirement for admission to the first year of a UGC recognized university in that country):
a. G.C.E. (A/L) - conducted by the Department of Examinations, Sri Lanka
b. G.C.E (A/L) - conducted by Pearson Edexel, UK (London A/L)
c. International (A/L) - conducted by Cambridge International Examinations and Pearson Edexel UKOR
- A minimum combined score of 1200 at the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), conducted by the College Board, US
B) Foreign Students
Admission of foreign students will be based on the criteria as set by the UGC.
Candidates with results at a foreign examination held outside Sri Lanka, deemed equivalent to G.C.E. (Advanced Level) Examination of Sri Lanka are eligible to apply for admission to Universities in Sri Lanka.
a) Applicants are advised to attach to their applications the original letter obtained from the Examinations Board concerned, to prove that their educational qualifications are equivalent to the G.C.E.(A/L) Examination of Sri Lanka or qualifications required for admission to a university in their own country to follow an undergraduate course of study leading to a Bachelor’s Degree.
b) Applicants should ensure that all required passes should be obtained in one and the same sitting under a recognized Board of Examinations subject to the rules set out by the Education Authority of the country concerned.
The eligible candidates for admission under this special provision are;
- Candidates with foreign passports
- Candidates with Sri Lankan passports
In order to become eligible;
a) Sri Lankan candidates should have studied abroad for a period of not less than three academic years immediately prior to sitting the qualifying examination. N.B. - Applicants must provide documentary proof.
b) Children of Sri Lankan diplomatic personnel attached to Sri Lankan diplomatic missions abroad or on foreign assignments sponsored by the Government of Sri Lanka, should have studied abroad at least for a period of three academic years in the six year period immediately prior to sitting the qualifying examination.
Note : However, the candidates who have satisfied the requirements for admission at a foreign examination equivalent to G.C.E (A/L) Examination of Sri Lanka held locally too will be considered, if;
a. They have sat the said examination locally within a period of 06 months from the date of their returning to Sri Lanka after completion of a continuous period of not less than 2 1/2 years of studied abroad immediately prior to sitting the qualifying examination.
b. Their parents have returned to Sri Lanka on completion of the assignment having served at least for a period of 03 years immediately prior to their child sitting the said examination locally.