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, Diploma in Business Management, Diploma in Project Management, Certificate in Personal Selling, 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 10.11.2017

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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We are closed for Convocation

CDCE will be closed from Wednesday 22nd morning (11 am onwards) to Thursday 23rd (full day) due to Convocation for External Graduands 2016.

2017-11-21 More
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Google Map Directions - Convocation for External Graduands 2016

Google map for Convocation Auditorium location and Carpark.

2017-11-20 More
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Instructions for Students - Convocation for External Graduands 2016

Information regarding convocation venue, date & time, dress code, how to obtain cloaks, parents infomation etc. are now published. Click to view more information.

2017-11-08 More
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Timetable - Seminar Series for General Degree Examination of Arts in December 2017

Timetable of the Seminar Series for General Degree Examination of Arts (Old Syllabus) to be held on weekends of November is now avaialbe.

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Register now for the Seminar Series for General Degree Examination of Arts in December 2017

CDCE has organized a Seminar Series for General Degree Examination of Arts (Old Syllabus) to be held on weekends of November, 2017. Please send your duly filled application on or before 23rd of October, 2017.

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Bachelor of Arts General Degree Examinations (External Old Syllabus) on December, 2017

Bachelor of Arts General Degree Examination (External Old Syllabus) is scheduled to be held on December, 2017. For More infomation click Click here. Closing date for applications is 23.10.2017.

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Convocation 2016 for External Graduands

Convocation 2016 for external graduands will be held on November 23rd at Mahinda Rajapakshe Auditorium Polgolla, Kandy

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General Degree Examination in Arts (Old Syllabus) August 2016 Examination Results Released

Results of the General Degree Examination in Arts (August 2016) are now available to view. Click here and follow the instructions to view your results.

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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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CDCE Flood Relief

Turbulent weather that lead to floods, landslides and other disastrous situations leaving thousands displaced within days. Among many other groups, the CDCE too acted upon swiftly, collected donations from generous members of the CDCE and handed over to the Getambe temple to be send to the affected areas.


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CDCE Vesak Cellibrations 2017

CDCE hosted a damma sermon on 9th May, 2017 at the CDCE premises in line with the Vesak Festival, 2017. A nun from from Anagarika Monastery of Kadugannawa delivered the sermon.


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Sinhala and Tamil New Year Celebrations - 2017

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.


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2nd Management & Development Diploma Awarding Ceremony of the CDCE

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.


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