Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) – University of Moratuwa

External Degree Program

As one of the leading Universities in Sri Lanka, we have partnered up with University of Moratuwa to launch the Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) External Degree program, which offers the finest quality programme, enhanced and influenced by Japanese technology, with the state-of-art facilities, research opportunities and industrial exposure.

The main objective of this initiative is to ensure an advanced exposure to an education programme that guarantees higher employability in this demanding industry.

Programme Structure

The Degree Program allows multiple entry and multiple exit points. The program workload is divided into three different levels, Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 which are called the Diploma Level, the Higher Diploma Level and the Degree Level respectively.

A student who successfully completes all academic and administrative requirements of each Level will be awarded certification as follows:

  • Level 1 – Diploma in Information Technology
  • Level 2 – Higher Diploma in Information Technology
  • Level 3 – Bachelor in Information Technology

Medium of Study

Medium of Examinations and the Lecture Materials are English. Any part of the answer script written in any other language will not be marked.

Examination dates

Examinations are usually held on a Semester basis, twice within an Academic Year, starting during February-March and July-August respectively.

Admission Requirements

An applicant may be considered for Admission to the BIT degree program, if he/she has:

  • A credit pass for Mathematics in the G.C.E (O/L) examination.
  • Three passes in the G.C.E. (A/L) examination in one sitting.


Any other educational / academic / professional qualification acceptable to the Faculty Board and approved by the Senate. An applicant who seek admission through other qualifications (not having A/L s) are required to pass the aptitude test.