Centre for Distance and Continuing Education

University of Peradeniya

Centre for Distance and Continuing Education

University of Peradeniya

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Applications are now open for the new intake of Diploma in Management and Development and other whole new programs; Diploma in Accounting and Finance, and Certificate in Human Resource Management – 2017. Click here for more details on diploma programs. Click here for more details on certificate programs. Closing date for applications is 11.06.2018

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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First Examination in Arts - 2017 (External - Old Syllabus) POSTPONED!

First Examination in Arts - 2017 (External - Old Syllabus) scheduled to be held on 26.05.2018 has been POSTPONED due to prevailing bad weather conditions.Notice New examination start date is 11th June, 2018. Click more to download new timetable.

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Seminar series for BA First Examinations in Arts (External - New Syllabus) (100 Level)

Seminar series for BA First Examinations in Arts (External - New Syllabus) (100 Level) is to be held from June to August, 2018. Please send your dully filled application forms before 25-05-2018.

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Post of Tutor/Mentor for BBA (Online)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Tutor/Mentor on assignment basis for four courses of the BBA (Online) Degree Programme – 2017/18 Semester II.

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New Notices for BA (Gegree/100 Level) Old and New Syllabus Examinations/ Seminar

Access the new important examination/seminar notices issued by the Deputy Registrar/ CDCE from here.

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BA (Old Syllabus) First Examinations in Arts 2017 (External) Dates for Receiving Applications and Registration Renewal Forms

Closing date for receiving dully filled Applications and Registration Renewal forms for First Examination in Arts (External) has been extended until 11th of May, 2018.

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BBA (Online) First Semester Examination - 2017/18

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA - Online) (External) First Semester Examination - 2017/18 scheduled to be held from 3rd March has been postponed due to unavoidable circumstances. New examination dates will be notified via CDCE website in due course.

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BA (Old Syllabus) First Examinations in Arts (External) 2017 Exam Applications and Registration Renewal Forms.

Applications and Renewal Forms for BA (Old Syllabus) First Examinations in Arts (External) 2017 will be accepted from 26th of February 2018 to 19th March 2018. Application deadline is 2018-05-11.

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Results of BA (Old Syllabus) First Examination in Arts Held in December 2016

Results of BA (Old Syllabus) First Examination in Arts held in December 2016 are now available to view.

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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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