National Institute of Social Development - NISD

 +94 11 2 882506
488 A , Nawala Road , Rajagiriya
We are recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) as a degree awarding Institute, under section 25A of the Universities Act No.16 of 1978. NISD is a statutory body functioning under the purview of the Ministry of Social Services.
NISD is committed to be an educational institution producing professional social workers to serve the social welfare system and to promote social development.

Map of National Institute of Social Development - NISD

  • Diploma in Counselling

    The Diploma programme is an eighteen month programme. This programme is conducted in two semesters of class room lessons followed by a six month long field practicum.

  • Diploma in Child Protection

    This national diploma programme in child protection focuses on skills development of professionals in child protection, child welfare and the other related fields in Sri Lanka.