Friday, January 18, 2013
SLIIT launch Engineering Degrees
Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology SLIIT Malabe diversified its academic program by launching Engineering degree program with University Grants Commission (UGC) approval.
This is the first UGC approved engineering degree programme to be offered by a non-state sector institute in Sri Lanka.
Engineering students at SLIIT will be exposed to advanced engineering skills as demanded by industry. Development of design skills as well as soft skills is key features of this programme. This will arm students with the tools to apply these skills to make them well rounded graduate engineers.
The course content is designed and developed in collaboration with industry, supported by a highly qualified teaching faculty. It is a well-focused programme accredited on UGC quality assurance standards and based on the Washington Accord guidelines for Engineering. The faculty comprises of dedicated, highly qualified in house staff and in addition, senior staff from state universities and industry experts is available on a visiting basis.
SLIIT's newly constructed state-of-the-art Engineering faculty building comprises, within 75,000 sqft, modern well-equipped laboratories, lecture halls, design studios, and a dedicated library, encompassing an unparalleled teaching and learning environment for students.
Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) is the largest IT degree awarding institute in Sri Lanka in the field of Information Technology, recognized by the University Grants Commission under the Universities Act. The SLIIT was established in 1999 to educate and train IT professionals required by the fast growing IT industry in Sri Lanka. More details can be obtained by visiting www.sliit.lk