Admission Details

Entry Requirement and Document Submission

Applicants for any programme of study offered by SLIIT should first complete the preliminary application form.  It must be submitted with the following documents either by post or email to: international@sliit.lk

  • Copy of passport (copies bearing the photograph and personal details would be adequate)
  • All original documents of Education certificates in proof of successful completion of Advanced Level or an equivalent examination.
  • Certification issued by the Higher Education Authority of your country confirming your eligibility to gain admission to a university in country of origin.
  • Copy of Birth certificate
  • Three color photographs 35mm x 45 mm in size
  • Immunization Record sheet.

The Academic Department will evaluate the student’s program application. On successful evaluation of the application, the student will receive a conditional offer letter. On confirmation of receipt of payment, you will receive the Acceptance letter from the Admissions Division. Students are required to sign the acceptance letter and return it to Admissions either by post or via email to international@sliit.lk

 

Arrival to Sri Lanka

On confirmation of acceptance to join SLIIT foreign students should request for air port pick up and accommodation well in advance prior to arrival. Students are required to arrive in the island two weeks prior to the Orientation program.

On arrival, Students will be assisted in finding places of accommodation. Students also have the option of finding places of accommodation on their own. Students would also be assisted in attending to banking needs. They would be taken on a campus tour to orient themselves regarding facilities on Campus.

Payment of Course fee and Registration

Students making wire payments are required to follow information given below.

Beneficiary Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology
Address 16th Floor, BOC Merchant Tower, No 28, ST. Michael’s Road, Colombo 03
Beneficiary’s Bank Bank Of Ceylon
Branch Malabe, Sri Lanka
Bank Address Athurigiriya Road, Malabe, Sri lanka
Account Number 1630552
Swift Code BSAMLKL

Registration formalities need to be completed at the Metropolitan Campus located on the 15th floor of BoC Merchant Tower, No: 28, ST. Michaels’s Road, Colombo 03. Please make sure that originals of all necessary documents mentioned above are produced at the time of registration. On completion of formalities, students will receive SLIIT official registration number and their class schedules. Thereafter, the academic journey at SLIIT begins.

Immigration Advice

Obtain an ‘on arrival visa’ form the Immigration counter at the Sri Lankan Airport.  To receive this visa, it is necessary to produce the Acceptance Letter sent by SLIIT. It is also possible to apply for ‘on arrival visa’ online at Online Visa Application prior to your arrival in Sri Lanka. A social visit covering thirty days will be endorsed in your passport.  Thereafter, SLIIT undertakes the responsibility to ensure that the social visit visa is converted to a resident visa valid for a period of one year.  This resident visa needs to be renewed every year. Log in to Department of Immigration and Emigration Sri Lanka Visa Fees for further details regarding visa fee and other relevant matters related to visa.

It is also required to provide proof of depositing a sum of US $ 1500/= in a local bank in Sri Lanka.  It is also possible to meet this requirement by showing proof of having exchanged a sum of US $ 1500/= into Sri Lankan rupees.