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 Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA Online) – 2018. 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 28th of September, 2018. Click here to download the application.

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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Applications are now open for the new intake of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA Online) – 2018

Applications are now open for the new intake of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA Online) – 2018. 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 28th of September, 2018.

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Download Admission - First Examination in Arts (External) (New Syllabus)

Click here to download a duplicate of your admission for the First Examination in Arts (External) (New Syllabus) August, 2018

2018-08-03 More
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Timetable - First Examination in Arts (External) (New Syllabus) to be Held in August

Timetable of the First Examination in Arts (External) (New Syllabus) to be Held from 14th August is available now. Centre allocations are also attached.

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Special Notice for the Students

"All academic programmes of CDCE will continue as planned" - Director, CDCE

2018-07-27 More
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Special Notice for BA (New Syllabus) 100 level Students

Please note that the Bachelor of Arts(New Syllabus) 100 Level examination will be conducted only at the Peradeniya center.

2018-07-19 More
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Uploading of Syllabi Under NEW BA

Uploading of syllabi under NEW BA syllabus is in progress. Navigate "more" to find the new syllabus.

2018-07-18 More
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Diploma in Management and Development Classes are Scheduled to Commence

CDCE is commencing classes for the Diploma in Management and Development programme 1st semester Sinhala medium students. View more for the timetable.

2018-07-05 More
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Results of Diploma in Management & Development 2016/17 2nd Semester - 2018

Results of Diploma in Management & Development Programme 2016/17, end of Second semester examination, held in 2018 is now available.

2018-06-26 More
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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.

2018-04-20 More
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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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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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