The 08th convocation for the graduates of the Bachelor of Information Technology – External (BIT) programme will be held on Monday, 30th January 2023 from 2.00 p.m. onwards at the Rubert Peiris Building of the University of Moratuwa.
The Chancellor of the University, Vidya Jyothi Professor Emeritus K.K.Y.W. Perera, will preside the Ceremony where 90 graduands will be conferred degrees.
The event will be broadcasted live on the Official YouTube Channel of the Center for Open & Distance Learning (CODL) for interested viewers to watch the proceedings of the Convocation.
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is one of the fastest growing sectors in Sri Lanka. The workforce requirements to sustain this growth is one criterion that would ensure the sustainable growth of this sector. However, the local universities, funded by the government, can accommodate only a limited number of students every year for ICT education.
The University of Moratuwa is always cognizant of the demands of the world of work and identifying that there is a huge gap in the required ICT workforce in Sri Lanka, Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) External Degree was started to enhance opportunities to provide qualified industry ready IT graduates. This is a great opportunity for students, since this programme offers them a chance of graduating at lower cost compared to foreign degrees offered by many institutions.
The Bachelor of Information Technology (External) Degree provides access to University of Moratuwa education through open and distance mode and enables students from all over the country to benefit from all the advantages of a well-planned and meticulously executed degree programme.