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
  • 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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BA New Syllabus - Registration for 200 Level

The CDCE is planning to register eligible students for 200 Level of BA (new syllabus) Program before April 2019. The examinations of 200 Level are scheduled to be held on August 2019. Students are advised to prepare for core courses now and for supplementary courses once they are offered. CDCE is planning to offer new supplementary course before the registration for 200 Level and inform students through the official website of CDCE (www.pdn.ac.lk/cdce )

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BA 100 Level Examinations December 2018 - Admission letters and Examination Centers.

Updated admission letters of candidates with details of their examination centers of the above examinations are available online now. Those who have already downloaded their admission letters of the above examinations are hereby advised to revisit their online admission letters to find their examination centers.

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Download Admission - BA 100 Level Examinations December 2018

The admission letters and the timetable of the 100 Level Examinations of BA Program which are to be started from 15th December 2018 are available now online in our official website. Candidates who registered for the above examinations are hereby advised to download, sign, get the signature attested by an authorized person, and bring the admission letter to the examination centers on the days of their respective examinations.
Download Admission Notice for Students (3 languages)

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Timetable - First Examination in Bachelor of Arts (External -New Syllabus) 100 Level - Dec. 2018

Timetable of the First Examination in Bachelor of Arts (External -New Syllabus) 100 Level - Dec. 2018 is now available.

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Seminar Handouts of BA (New Syllabus - External)

Seminar Handouts of BA (Old Syllabus - External) are now available to download.

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Applications are now open for Bachelor of Arts General (New Syllabus - External) Degree Programme - 2018

Applications are now open for Bachelor of Arts General (New Syllabus - External) Degree Programme - 2018. Please download the application, duly fill the application and send it on or before 19.12.2018.

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Applications are now open for Diploma in Management and Development/ Diploma in Project Management and Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Venture Development

Applications are now open for Diploma in Management and Development/ Diploma in Project Management and Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Venture Development. Please download the common application below, duly fill the application and send it on or before 19.12.2018.
Instructions for Diplomas
Instructions for Certificate Programme

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Admission of General Degree Examination in Arts (Old Syllabus) - December 2018

Admission of General Degree Examination in Arts (Old Syllabus) - December 2018 is now available to download.

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Diploma in Management & Development First Semester Examination - 2018

Download Examination Entry Form for Diploma in Management & Development First Semester Examination - 2018

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Determining the First Academic Year for 2015 Batch – (BA new syllabus)

It is informed that the first academic year (100 Level) for the students of the 2015 batch has been extended up to 11.10.2018 , the date of releasing the results of Core and Supplementary course units of the 100 Level examinations. Thus, please be advised that charging of fee, duration of the Degree programme etc. will be revised.

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Handouts of BA (Old Syllabus - External)

Handouts of BA (Old Syllabus - External) are now available to download.

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Timetable - General Degree Examination in Arts (External) 2018 Nov/Dec (Old Syllabus)

Download the timetable of General Degree Examination in Arts (External) 2018 Nov/Dec (Old Syllabus)

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Eligible students for 200 Level Registration

List of eligible students for 200 level registration are attached. Dates for 200 level registration will be informed in due course.

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BA (Old Syllabus) Past Question Papers

BA (Old Syllabus) Past Question Papers are now available.

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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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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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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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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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