Higher National Diploma in Information Technology - HNDIT

@ Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technical Education - SLIATE

The Higher National Diploma in Information Technology (HND-IT) programme at the Sri Lanka Institute of Advance Technical Education (SLIATE) was developed and commenced in the year 2000 with the objective of producing the middle level IT professional required for the new millennium.

Entry Profile

  • School levers with G.C.E (A/L) qualifications in Mathematics, Bio Science or Commerce (Preferable) and Art streams
  • Minimum Simple Pass for English and Mathematics in G.C.E.(O/L)

The Selection Criteria

Candidates are selected through the order of merit in their GCE (A/L) examination and through an aptitude/ IQ test.

Course Fee (Part Time) - Rs. 10,000.00 per Semester

Exemptions from the other academic or Professional program;

  • B. Sc. in Software Engineering and Information Technology – Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Two year exemption from University of Moratuwa BIT program.
  • B. Eng. in University of Vocational Technology
  • Degree in City and Guilds
  • 2 Year exemptions for B. Sc. in Software Engineering – Birmingham City University of UK
  • With HNDIT and 2 Years Experience you can register for a M. Sc. degree

Important Information for Beginners to Select the Program

  • After the completion of 2 year academic program you will be placed at a software development organization to follow industrial training under NAITA supervision for 6 months
  • Jobs are available in the present IT job market for those who have completed the program
  • Carrier development path with degree programs are available with local and foreign Universities


2 ½ Years

Course Level



Information Technology (IT)

Contact Details

+94 11 2 691307


No 320, T.B. Jaya Mawatha , Colombo 10

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