Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology is a leading non-state degree awarding institute approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Sri Lanka under the Universities Act. SLIIT is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), as well as the International Association of Universities (IAU). SLIIT is the first Sri Lankan institute to be accredited by the Intuition of Engineering & Technology, UK.
SLIIT was established in 1999 and opened its doors to 400 students in Metro Campus in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Currently, SLIIT offer both undergraduate and postgraduate courses and accommodate over 7000 students, including international students from various regions in the world. More than 9000 alumni have graduated from its three faculties: Business, Computing, and Engineering. SLIIT take great pride in producing graduates who make meaningful contributions to their communities and professions. Among its diversely qualified graduates, alumni are software engineers, engineers, business analysts and noted entrepreneurs.
SLIIT attracts the largest share of private higher education students in Sri Lanka. It’s courses are designed to equip graduates to succeed in contemporary workplaces with their exposure to practical (lab, internship etc.) as well as the classroom environment. According to the graduate Tracer Studies of 2016/2017, nearly 90% of SLIIT’s bachelor’s degree graduates find full-time employment within six months of course completion. SLIIT is one of premier degree awarding institutes with the 25 acres site to provide the university exposure for students.
SLIIT’s industry internship programmes with leading multinational and local organizations in Sri Lanka have provided an opportunity for its students to learn beyond the taught content, enhancing their professional personality, and provide them with a greater understanding about the practical application of their knowledge.