Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

@ Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology - SLIIT

We offer a wide selection of PhD courses under Computing and Engineering fields. These programmes involve an applicant being assigned to a supervisor for guidance in conducting the research. The applicant and supervisor/s work together to achieve the objectives of the research programme. If the applicant has no previous experience in conducting research, SLIIT will guide them through the proceedings with the existing panel of resource personnel. SLIIT will provide a foreign supervisor from its Honorary Professors Network to nurture and sustain internationally acclaimed research at SLIIT.

Eligibility Requirements

An applicant may fulfill the minimum eligibility requirements to be admitted to PhD Programme, if he/she has any one of the following qualifications;

  • A Master of Philosophy Degree from a recognized institution acceptable to the Senate (I.I)
  • A Bachelor's Honours Degree or of Level 6 (SLQF) with a minimum GPA of 3.7 on a scale of 0-4, and passing the qualifying examination after a minimum period of one year with required merit acceptable to the Senate (I.II)
  • Registered to follow an MPhil degree programme in a related area at SLIIT and passing the qualifying examination conducted by SLIIT after a minimum period of one year with required merit acceptable to the Senate to upgrade the registration to the Degree programme. (I.III)


3 - 5 Years

Course Level

Masters / PhD


Colombo , Malabe


Information Technology (IT) , Civil Engineering , Computing

Contact Details

+94 11 7 544801

New Kandy Rd , Malabe

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