Higher Nation Diploma in English

@ Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technical Education - SLIATE

Higher National Diploma in English is being conducted as full time and part time with the duration of 2 ½ years and 2 years respectively.

The full time course has 2 year course work and 06 months implant training in specialized fields where as the part time course has 2 years course work only.

Assessment Method

The assessment method includes two semester end examinations per year and continuous assessment methods.

Course Fees

No course fees are levied for full time course. Course fees for the part time students will be Six thousand Rupees per semester.

Selection Method

  • Short listed applicants will have to sit for a written test and face an interview for the selection. The selections of the students will be based on the merit performance in both written examination and interview
  • The number of students to be recruited will be decided by the relevant institutes according to the availability of resources
  • The decision of the Director General SLIATE will be the final decision on the admission of the students

Entry Profile

The applicants should have one of the following;

  • Successful completion of GCE (A/L) Examination (Old syllabus) in four subjects with "C" pass in English Language at GCE (O/L) Examination OR
  • Successful completion of GCE (A/L) Examination (New syllabus) in three subjects with "C" pass in English Language at GCE (O/L) Examination OR
  • English specialist Teacher Training certificate; or the Diploma offered by the College of Education OR
  • Successful completion of GCE (A/L) Examination (New syllabus) in three subjects and a pass at the National Certificate in English for Commerce, industry and further Education conducted by the Department of Technical Education & Training or equivalent qualifications

NOTE - The applicants for the Part Time course should have a permanent employment with one of the above mentioned qualifications.


2 ½ Years

Course Level



English General

Contact Details

+94 11 2 691307


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

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