Centre for Distance and Continuing Education

University of Peradeniya

Centre for Distance and Continuing Education

University of Peradeniya

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  • Centre for Distance and Continuing EducationWelcome to CDCE website
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CDCE IS NOW ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFIED

It is with great pride we announce that the Centre for Distance and Continuing Education [CDCE] turned to be an ISO 9001:2015 certified institute in 2016. Being the centre of excellence in distance and continuing education of the country, the CDCE, University of Peradeniya boast to be one of the very few organizations of the country to receive ISO 9001:2015. To ISO 9001:2015 certificate was awarded to Professor Upul B. Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of University of Peradeniya by the Director General of Sri Lanka Standards Institution on December 28, 2016. Dr. Jayalath Edirisinghe, Director of the CDCE, Mr. U. Dodanwala, Registrar of the University, Mr. Edirisinghe, Acting Bursar of the University, Deputy Directors of the CDCE attended the event which was held at the Sri Lanka Standards Institution, Colombo.

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Special Notice - Registration for 200 Level BA (New Syllabus)

Download the special notice issued for Registration for 200 Level BA (New Syllabus)(in all 3 languages)

2018-10-19 More
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Admission for Seminar Series - 2018 for General Degree Examination in Arts - Dec 2018

Admission for Seminar Series - 2018 for General Degree Examination in Arts - Dec 2018 is now available to download.

2018-10-18 More
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Timetable - Seminar Series - Oct/Nov. 2018 for General Degree Examinations in Arts (OLD Syllabus) - Dec. 2018

Download Timetable for Seminar Series - Oct/Nov. 2018 for General Degree Examinations in Arts (OLD Syllabus) - Dec. 2018.

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Seminar Series - 2018 100 Level Examination in Bachelor of Arts (New Syllabus - External)

Seminar Series - 2018 100 Level Examination in Bachelor of Arts (New Syllabus - External) applications have been called.
Closing date: 26-10-2018
Attached: Application & Instructions

2018-10-17 More
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BA 100 Level Examination - Held in August 2017 - Results of Foundation (FND) courses

BA 100 Level Examination - Held in August 2017; Results of Foundation (FND) courses are now released. Click more to view. Please select your examination as "FIRST YEAR (100 LEVEL) EXAMINATION IN BACHELOR OF ARTS (EXTERNAL - NEW SYLLABUS) AUGUST 2017" from the drop-down box.

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Applications are now open for First Year (100 level) Examination in Bachelor of Arts - Dec. 2018

Applications are now open for first year (100 level) examination in Bachelor of Arts - Dec. 2018 Deadline: 26-10-2018, Attached: application, instructions.

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Results of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA Online) – 1st Semester Examination 17/18

Results of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA Online) – 1st Semester Examination 17/18 have been released to the course website (moodle).

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Special Notice for Students Who Have Failed General Degree Examination in Arts – December 2107 (External – Old Syllabus)

Students who have failed “General Degree Examination in Arts – December 2107 (External – Old Syllabus)”, can now apply for “General Degree Examination in Arts (External - OLD Syllabus)” that is scheduled to be held from November to December 2018. Please refer to the notices in Sinhala and Tamil.

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Results of First Examination in Arts (External - Old Syllabus) - 2017 ( Held in May/June 2018)

Results of First Examination in Arts (External - Old Syllabus) - 2017 ( Held in May/June 2018) is now available. Click more to view. Please select your examination as "First Examination in Arts (External - Old Syllabus) - 2017 ( Held in May/June 2018)" from the drop-down box.

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Results of General Degree Examinations in Arts - December 2017 (Old Syllabus)

Results of General Degree Examinations in Arts - December 2017 (Old Syllabus) is now available. Click more to view. Please select your examination as "BA (Old Syllabus) General Degree Examinations in Arts - December 2017" from the drop-down box.

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Results of BA (New Syllabus) 1st Year (100 Level) Examination - 2017

Results of 1st Year (100 Level) Examination - August - 2017 Bachelor of Arts Degree programme will be released soon.

2018-09-21 More
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Special Notice for BA Old Syllabus Students

Click here to view the notice.

2018-09-07 More
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Where to Access BA NEW Syllabus ?

BA New Syllabus is available on BA Degree program detail page. Please click here to view.

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Diploma Awarding Ceremony – 2016/17

Diploma Awarding Ceremony – 2016/17 for students who have completed Diploma in Management & Development programme successfully has was held on 28th August 2018 at Senate Room, University of Peradeniya.


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CDCE Event on Poson Festival

CDCE hosted a damma sermon on 28th May, 2018 at the CDCE premises in line with the Poson Festival, 2018. A nun from from Anagarika Monastery of Kadugannawa delivered the sermon.


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Inauguration & Orientation of the Diploma in Management & Development Programme 2017/2018

The CDCE organized an Inauguration & Orientation programme for the new entrants registered for the Diploma in Management & Development Programme 2017/2018 on 05 May, 2018 at the Arts Theatre, Faculty of Arts. Deputy Vice-Chancellor University of Peradeniya Professor SHPP Karunarathne graced the occasion. Dean Faculty of Management Dr. M Alfred, Director/ CDCE Professor Mallika Pinnawala, Deputy Director Learning Resources/CDCE Dr. WD Chandrasena, Chairperson Board of Study -Management Studies Ms. V Jayakumar, CDCE staff and students participated in the Orientation Programme. This programme commence from 30 June, 2018.


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Capacity Building Workshop on BBA Online Syllabus Revision (From 23rd to 27th march, 2018) Organized by the Centre for Distance and Continuing Education (CDCE), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

In fulfilling a long felt need the CDCE initiated the BBA online syllabus revision process with support from the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) in New Delhi, India. The inaugural ceremony of the capacity building workshop was held on 23 rd March 2018. at 6:30 p.m. followed by a fellowship dinner at the Oak Ray Regengy, Kandy. Prof. Upul B. Dissanayake, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Peradeniya participated as the chief guest of the ceremony. Prof. Karunesh Saxena, the Director, Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Prof. Mallika Pinnawala, the Director, CDCE; Dr. S. Maheswaran, the Representative for the Dean of the Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya; Prof. Terrence Madhujith, Project Coordinator; and Dr. W. D. Chandrasena, the Deputy Director, Learning Resources, CDCE also participated in the ceremony .


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Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) based in Delhi, India visited CDCE

Dr. Manas Ranjan Panigrahi the Programme Officer – Education of the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) based in Delhi, India visited the Centre for Distance and Continuing Education and the University on January 4th and 5th on invitation extended by the Acting Director Professor Terrence Madhujith. Dr. Panigrahi discussed the possibility of providing assistance for educational media resources for distance education. Dr. Panigrahi met with Professor Upul B. Dissanayake, the Vice-Chancellor of the University on January 5th and discuss the possibilities of collaborating with University of Peradeniya. He represents the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) New Delhi and Commonwealth of Learning (COL) Canada.


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Convocation for External Graduands 2016

The ceremony for the Convocation for External Graduands 2016 was held at Mahinda Rajapakshe Auditorium (NICD), Polgolla, Kandy on 23rd November 2017.


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Inauguration Ceremony to Mark the Registration of Students for the BBA (Online) Degree Program – 2017

The inauguration ceremony to mark the registration of fresh students for the Bachelor of Business Management (Online) degree program academic year 2017 was held on September 24, 2017 at the CDCE, University of Peradeniya. The occasion was graced by Professor R.L. Wijeyeweera, the Deputy Vice Chancellor. The Acting Director of the center professor Terrence Madhujith, Dr. Tilak Bandara, Deputy Director-Examination, Mr. R.V.S.P. Rajapakse, the Deputy Registrar-CDCE, Mr. A. I. Smarahewa, the Senior Assistant Bursar-CDCE, Ms. R.D.S.N. Rajapakse, the Assistant Registrar-CDCE, Dr. M. Alfred, The Chairman of the Board of Study in Management Studies, Ms. Heshani Wijethunge, the Academic Coordinator and academic staff contributing to the degree program, students and parents attended the ceremony. This is the ninth batch of BBA (Online) registered with by the CDCE since its inception in 2008.


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