The Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) was founded in 1999 and is a University Grants Commission (UGC) recognized Institute that stands today as a symbol of excellence in private tertiary education. Celebrating 23 years, SLIIT is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and the International Association of Universities (IAU) and is also the first Sri Lankan Institute to be accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK.
SLIIT has officially placed in the Top 750 of the Asian higher education institutions in the QS Asia University rankings 2023 and is one of the few Sri Lankan universities included. The Institute produces highly employable graduates at all levels in IT and other industries and accommodate over 19,000+ students and 30,000+ alumni with a 96% employment rate.
We offer a wide range of degree options to develop self-sufficient, analytically strong individuals with critical thinking skills to become performing leaders in their respective fields. Students benefit from the best of academic and student life with multidisciplinary faculties, recreational facilities, and affiliations to leading global universities such as Curtin, Liverpool John Moores, and the University of Queensland, among others. Furthermore, through strong industry relationships, students have the opportunity to participate in internship programs, industry placements, etc.
Our panel of lecturers includes in-house and visiting lecturers with excellent academic standings and international research experience at renowned universities, well-equipped to guide the students. Institute further provides for an active research culture. The research grant scheme, integrating research methodology into curricula, and establishing a research center are all meant to promote research. Together with the state-of-the-art facilities, SLIIT’s goal is to offer our students a unique learning experience that enables them to succeed in their life journey.