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BSc (Hons) in Information Technology

Specializing in Computer Systems & Network Engineering

The programme aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and comprehension required to allow them to contribute to the planning, design and management of modern network-based computer systems. The degree programme delivers an extensive knowledge on computer hardware, network engineering, embedded systems, communication systems, interface design and automation.

Approved by the University Grants Commission under the Universities Act

Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities

Member International Association of Universities (IAU)

Accreted by Institute of Engineers & Technology, UK

Career Opportunities

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Designer
  • Database Engineer
  • Infrastructure Manager
  • System Designer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Embedded Systems Designer
  • Embedded Software Designer
  • Information Systems Auditor
  • Information Security Manager
  • Database Administrator
  • IT Manger
  • Communication Engineer
  • Cloud Engineer / Architect
  • Network Architect
  • Network Programmer
  • Duration : 4 Years
  • Entry : February / June / September
  • Location : Malabe / Colombo / Matara / Kandy / Kurunegala
  • Examinations : Weekdays / Weekends

Entry requirements

Passes in three subjects (in Science stream) at the G.C.E (Advanced Level) examination (Sri Lanka / London) in one and the same sitting and a pass at the Aptitude Test conducted by SLIIT. The applicants must have a pass in Mathematics or Physics or from Engineering Technology stream.

Code Module Credit Offered by
Semester 1
IT 1010 Introduction to Programming 04 IT
IT 1020 Introduction to Computer Systems 04 IT
IT 1030 Mathematics for Computing 04 IT
IT 1040 Communication Skills 02 IT
Semester 2
IT 1070 Probability and Statistics 03 IT
IT 1050 Object Oriented Concepts 02 -
IT 1090 Information Systems and Data Modeling 04 -
IE 1080 English for Academic Purposes 02 IT
IT 1010 Engineering Mathematics 03 ISE
IE 1020 Network Fundamentals 02 ISE
Code Module Credit Offered by
Semester 1
IE 2020 Routing & Switching 04 ISE
IE 2030 Analog Electronics 02 ISE
IE 2080 Database Systems Administration 04 -
IE 2030 Object Oriented Programming 04 IT
IE 2050 Operating Systems 04 ISE
Semester 2
IE 2040 Advanced Internetworking 04 ISE
IE 2010 Digital Electronics 04 ISE
IE 2060 Computer Systems Administration 04 ISE
IE 2090 Professional Engineering Practice and Industrial Management 04 ISE
IE 2070 Embedded Systems 04 ISE
Code Module Credit Offered by
Semester 1
IE 3010 Network Programming 04 ISE
IE 3020 Directory Services and Network Management 02 ISE
IE 3030 Wide area Networks 04 ISE
IE 3040 Information Storage Management 04 ISE
Semester 2
IE 3050 Wireless Communications 04 ISE
IE 3060 Business Management for IT 02 ISE
IE 3070 Network Technology Project 04 ISE
IE 3080 Network Security Engineering 04 ISE
Code Module Credit Offered by
IT 4010 Research Project 16 IT
IE 4020 Information Security Management 02 ISE
IE 4030 Virtualization and Cloud Computing Technologies 04 ISE
IE 4070 Preperation for Professional World 0 -
IE 4060 Software Defined Networks 04 -
IE 4040 Information Assurance and Auditing 04 ISE
IE 4050 Parallel and distributed computing 04 ISE
IT 4030 Internet of Things 04 -
IT 4050 Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship 04 -
IT 4060 Machine Learning 04 -
IT 4020 Enterprise Standards for Information Systems 04 -

* Electives to be chosen with the prior approval of the Acadamic Department


The fee is presently Rs 200,000 ( + Taxes ) per semester. Fees for any subsequent semester should be paid prior to the commencement of each semester. This all inclusive fee is charged to cover lectures, tutorials and examinations and access to computer laboratory facilities and library.

The fees should be credited to, Account No 1630552 of the Bank of Ceylon in favour of Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, at the Bank of Ceylon Kollupitiya Branch located at the first floor of the BoC Merchant Tower Building or at any branch of the Bank of Ceylon; or to Account No 00 399 0000033 of the Sampath Bank at any branch of Sampath Bank. Normally, fees paid will not be refunded. However, requests for refund of fees may be considered if made before expiry of one week from the date of commencement of lectures for each semester. The date of commencement of lectures for the new applicants will be the date of commencement of lectures of the Orientation Programme. The refund, if made will be subject to a deduction of ten percent of the fee paid

Account No 1630552

of the Bank of Ceylon

Account No 00 399 0000033

of the Sampath Bank

Account No 100380005000

of the Nation Trust Bank

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