University of Vocational Technology - UNIVOTEC

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Established in 2008, under the University of Vocational Technology Act Number 31 of 2008, the University of Vocational Technology has the same legal and academic status as any other national university in Sri Lanka.

According to Section 6 and 7 of the Public Administration Circular No. 16/92, dated 13.03.92, issued by the Ministry of Public Administration, Provincial Councils & Home Affairs, the degrees awarded by University of Vocational technology are treated as equivalent to degrees awarded by any other University under the purview of the University Grants Commission, and the universities listed in Association of Commonwealth Universities, and/or in the International handbook of Universities.

The general objective of the UNIVOTEC is to provide progressive upward movement to the students in the technical education and vocational training system, based on their aptitudes and abilities, to acquire university education.

The specific objectives of the UNIVOTEC are;

  • To provide pedagogical training up to degree level for trainers serving in the technical and vocational education sector and industry
  • To provide courses of study for middle level technical personnel, with qualifications acceptable for admission to UNIVOTEC, up to degree level, and
  • To provide courses of study for those with National Vocational Qualifications to upgrade their competencies and acquire a degree level qualifications
  • To provide extension courses on continuous professional development.

Contact Details

+94 11 2 630700

No 100, Kandawala Road , Rathmalana

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