Bachelor of Information Technology (External) - BIT

@ University of Colombo School of Computing - UCSC

BIT is the Bachelor of Information Technology Degree programme introduced by the University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC), in 2000. The UCSC conducts examinations leading to the first-ever External Degree in InformationTechnology (IT) in Sri Lanka. The degree is awarded by the University of Colombo.

BIT Programme is designed to;

  • Produce qualified IT professionals through external mode in addition to the internal degree programs
  • Set professional standards for Information Technology degree programs concerning the IT industry requirements
  • Facilitate those who could not register for an IT degree in a public university as an alternative/additional academic qualification
  • Provide an opportunity to those who are working in IT to obtain a formal qualification in IT through self-study

This degree programme has been redesigned according to ACM guidelines and Policy Framework for External and Extension programmes declared by the University Grants Commission. UCSC provides well-defined detailed syllabi that would help to lay a solid foundation on which, a student can build his career in IT. The syllabi will be constantly updated to meet the industry requirements.


3 Years

Course Level





Information Technology (IT)

Contact Details

+94 11 4 720511

UCSC Building Complex , 35 , Reid Avenue , Colombo 07

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