University of Peradeniya
University of Peradeniya
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.
End of First Semester examination timetable has been released for the Diploma in Management and Development Programme - 2015/2016. Examination will commence in June. Please click here to download the examination timetable.2017-04-19 More
Results of the aptitude test on Dec 4th, 2016 seeking admission for BA [External] degree programme offered by the Centre for Distance and Continuing Education, University of Peradeniya are now availalbe. Click for more information.2017-04-17 More
Please note that the BA [External-New Syllabus] 100 level examination which was to commence on April 06, 2017 has not yet been rescheduled. The CDCE, in consultation with the relevant authorities, will decide upon a date for recommencement of the examination. The date of recommencement and the revised timetable will be announced on the CDCE website, in local newspapers and television channels. Please visit the website for updates. Updated on 16.04.2017 at 12:28 p.m.2017-04-16
First year (100 level) examination in Bachelor of Arts (External New Syllabus) scheduled from 6th of April, 2017 to 30th April, 2017 has been postponed due to unavoidable circumstances. The new dates of conducting the examination will be informed later. Any inconvenience caused due to this matter is highly regretted.2017-04-04
First year (100 level) examination in Bachelor of Arts (External New Syllabus) Model Papers are now available to download.2017-04-04 More
Those who are currently following the first semester of the Diploma in Management and Development should apply for the above examination by filling out the application form and sending to the CDCE on or before April 07, 2017. Those who have failed in the subjects in earlier attempts may also apply.2017-03-30 More
Applications are now open for the new intake of Bachelor of Business Administration – 2017. Please refer to the instructions provided in the advertisement and send your completed application form with original copy of the bank payment slip to the Centre for Distance and Continuing Education on or before 31th of May, 2017. Click here to download the advertisement and application.2017-03-20 More
First year (100 level) examination in Bachelor of Arts (External New Syllabus) will be held in five cities from April 2017. Please download the timetable and the list of courses. Please visit the website for more updates.2017-03-15 More
BA General Degree (External) Programme aptitude test on December 4th, 2016 results are now available.2017-02-17 More
The members of the CDCE organized Avurudu Ulela to mark the Sinhala and Tamil New Year – 2017 on April 22 at the CDCE. Professor R.L. Wijeyaweera, Deputy Vice Chancellor of University of Peradeniya, Dr. Jayalath Edirisinghe, Former Director, CDCE Professor Terrence Madhujith, the Director of the CDCE, Dr. W.D. Chandrasena, Deputy Director, CDCE, Ms. Nilanjani Rajapakse, Assistant Registrar, CDCE, Mr. Ishan Samarahewa, Senior Assistant Bursar, CDCE and the employees of the CDCE along with their family members took part in a series of traditional recreational activities. This is the first time the CDCE held such an activity to celebrate New Year.
Seventy five students who successfully completed the requirements of the diploma in Management & Development were awarded with diploma on March 11 th at the Senate Home of the University of Peradeniya. The Acting Vice-Chancellery Prof R. L. Wijeyeweera graced the occasion. Deans of the Faculties, the Acting Director of the CDCE, Prof. Mahinda Somathilake, Deputy Directors, Prof. Terrence Madhujith, Dr. Tilak Bandara and Dr. W.D. Chandrasena, former Director of the CDCE Dr. Jayalath Edirisinghe, Assistant Registrar, Ms. N. Rajapakse and faculty staff joined with the Acting Vice-Chancellor in witnessing the event. The CDCE congratulates all the awardees.
Professor Upul B. Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of University of Peradeniya ceremonially handed over the ISO 9001:2015 quality management system certificate to Dr. Jayalath Edirisinghe, the Director of the Centre for Distance and Continuing Education at a ceremony organized by the CDCE on December 29, 2016 at the Centre. Professor Dissanayake also unveiled the wall plaque indicating the ISO certification while Dr. Edirisinghe handed over the ISO Quality Manual to Professor Dissanayake. The Registrar, Bursar, Deans of Faculties, Acting Director of the Internal Quality Assurance Unit, Acting Librarian of the University and the staff of the Centre witnessed the event.
A one day workshop on Teaching Methodology was conducted on 23rd of December, 2016 at the Conference Hall of the Centre for Distance and Continuing Education (CDCE), University of Peradeniya.
The Outbound Training for the staff of the Centre for Distance and Continuing Education (CDCE) was held at the UVA Management and Development Institute at Ohiya on 16 th and 17 th December, 2016. The two day training program was geared toward development of positive attitudes among the staff members. The staff of the CDCE enjoyed the two day residential program which was full of outdoor group activities.