How to Apply


ICT Center of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya has initiated several IT related courses in the view of educating the general public of the surroundings by utilizing its human resources and modern infrastructure.

According to the big demand, availability of knowledgeable resource personnel and modern computer laboratories, the ICT Center of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya intends to launch “Diploma in Information Technology” that leads to envisage Higher Diploma in Information Technology. Applicants who successfully complete 12 month taught courses and project work are eligible to receive the Diploma in Information Technology (DIT)


This course consists of the following subjects,

  • Concepts of IT
  • Computer Hardware
  • WINDOWS Operating System
  • Word processing using MS Word
  • Graphical presentation using MS PowerPoint
  • Spreadsheets using MS Excel
  • Database Management – MS Access
  • Internet, Email & Internet communications
  • Introduction to Networking
  • Web Designing HTML, CSS, PHP
  • Programming techniques & VB.Net
  • E-Commerce
  • Computer Ethics
  • Software Project


Upon completion of DIT, aspirants will be able to

  • Develop a firm grounding in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
  • Equipped for faster, more effective computer work in the office or at home.
  • Select an appropriate ICT related field for further studies.
  • Use ICT tools with due respect to ethical and social norms
  • Promote career prospects. 
Minimum Requirements to Apply for the Course; 

Educational Qualifications; Passed the G.C.E. (O/L) examination with English and Mathematics or Certificate in Computer Applications & Skills Or

Qualifications other than those listed above may be acceptable case by case to the Board of Study & the Senate. On acceptance of the Board of Study, a person shall forthwith register as a DIT of the University upon payment of prescribed registration and other fees.

  • Age Limit: 18 – 55 Years. 
Course Outline; 
  • Duration of the Course              –     12 months–weekends
  • Number of Contact Hours         –     6 hrs. x 49 weeks = 294 hrs. (Maximum)
  • Venue                                           –     ICT Center, Kuliyapitiya Premises, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka

Selection Criterion;   A selection test and an interview will be held to select suitable applicants.

(49 weeks– On Sundays from 8.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.) Classes will not be held on public holidays. 


DIT-Kuliyapitiya Coordinators