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Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT Campus)

Informatics Group in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the leading Industry partners offers an opportunity of receiving a scholarship to follow a prestigious British Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Business Information Systems or Business Management, to pursue your aspirations of becoming a part of the Global IT and Business Industry.

The core of InfoSchol is to identify local talent, groom them to drive the Local ICT industry forward to position Sri Lanka as an emerging knowledge based economy in the world whilst assisting to meet and exceed local goals and challenges of over 5 Billion Dollar IT exports in 2022.

Endorsed by the local ICT industry and industry bodies as a programme that has been producing quality graduates/ innovative professionals for more than 2 decades, the brainchild of Dr. Gamini Wickramasinghe, InfoSchol provides an opportunity to pursue your dreams in the field of ICT and Business if you are a deserving, creative, young school leaver after A/L who is aspiring to change the world with your passion for technology.

The Programme

Selected scholars will follow BEng/BSc degrees at IIT campus, offered by the University of Westminster, UK. The duration of the programme is 5 years and the programme will be conducted completely free of charge.
Being employed as full time interns in leading companies in Sri Lanka, the scholars will be paid a monthly allowance by the respective organization.
Upon completion of the degree, scholars will have 5 years of work experience, making them highly employable locally and internationally.

Benefits of InfoSchol

  • 100% free degree from IIT Campus.
  • Bachelor’s degree certificate from University of Westminster.
  • Opportunity to work in a reputed company as an intern.
  • Free 2 months induction programme prior to the degree.
  • Opportunity to engage in all extracurricular activities at IIT.
  • Free library facilities at IIT Campus.
  • Graduate with 5 years of experience in the relevant industry.
  • High demand for InfoSchol graduates with higher salary scales.  

Offered Undergraduate Programmes under InfoSchol

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • G.C.E. O/L with Credit Passes for Mathematics and English.
  • G.C.E. A/L: Priority will be given to students with 3 Credit Passes OR above for main subjects in any stream.

*Please note that these are minimum entry requirements, and does not necessarily guarantee a position to the intake. Students are selected through a selection process.

Eligibility

To be eligible to obtain the 100% free scholarship the applicants must,

  • Possess the minimum required qualifications.
  • Pass the InfoSchol Selection Test conducted by IIT.
  • Pass the InfoSchol Selection Interview conducted by IIT.
  • (The eligible candidates will be offered the suitable degree based on their results.)
  • Get selected as an intern from a sponsor company interview.

Important Dates for 2018 Intake

Application closing date: 31st March 2018
(Late applications will not be accepted)
The selected candidates will be notified of the date, time and venue of the IQ/ Aptitude Test .
Course Commence in May 2018

Application Procedure

The application form for the InfoSchol 2018 intake can be downloaded from the link at the top of the page. Applications can be sent via email or via registered post to the address given below before the closing date. (Mention ‘InfoSchol Application’ as the email subject or on the top-left corner of the envelope.)

You can also follow the link to the online application and submit your application online.

*All application should be duly completed. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Applications should be sent to

InfoSchol 2018
INFORMATICS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
IIT CAMPUS
57, Ramakrishna Road, Colombo 06.

For further clarifications and information please do contact us on,
Tel: 0112 360 212
Mobile: 076 820 9733
E-mail: infoschol@iit.ac.lk

Successful InfoSchol Graduates of the past

Dr. Sasakthi_Abeysinghe Thilan_Warnakulage
Dr. Sasakthi Abeysinghe
(Staff Software Engineer Tech-Lead Manager at Google)
Thilan Warnakulage
(Director – Professional Services & TKM at Zone24x7)
Suren_Nanayakkara Asanga_Marasinghe
Suren Nanayakkara
(CTO at Mazarin (PVT) Limited)
Asanga Marasinghe
(Director, Software Development and Technical Services at IFS Research and Development)