The Higher National Diploma in Information Technology course has been formulated by the Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological Education - SLIATE (Ministry of Higher Education - Srilanka) Because there is a very useful IT syllabus comprises in this HNDIT course. As a result of that the HNDIT course releases good IT professionals to the industry in every year.
HNDIT holders can get subject exemptions for following degree programs.
B. Sc. in Software Engineering and Information Technology – Open University of Sri Lanka
Two year exemption from University of Moratuwa BIT program.
B. Eng. in University of Vocational Technology
Degree in City and Guilds
2 Year exemptions for B. Sc. in Software Engineering – Birmingham City University of UK
Degrees awarded by Barcllay and Lincon Universities.
HNDIT is a 6 semester (3 Year) course conducted in English medium. You get NVQ Level 6 qualification after this HNDIT course.
Program design and Programming with C++, System Analysis and Design (SA & D), Fundamentals of Digital Systems and Computer Hardware, PC Application and Operating System, PC Application and Operating System, Mathematics for Computing, Web Design, Communication Skills 1
Data Structures and Algorithms, Software Engineering, Data Communication Technology, Computer Architecture, Project Management, Mini Project
Relational Database Management Systems, Computer Network and Network Programming, Rapid Development Application with .Net Platform, Enterprise Solutions(J2EE), Business Management and QT, Communication Skills 3
Graphics & Multimedia Systems, Computational Intelligence, Computer Security, E-Commerce, IT Specialization Project, Communication Skills 4
Three Specialization Paths: Developer, Administrator and Analyst.
The Entire program is divided into 3 specialized paths: Developer, Administrator and Analyst. After first year, student can select one of these three pathways to study and become a specialist in that particluar field.
Developer path is further divided into Software Engineering and Multimedia Developer
Administrator path is divided into Network Engineering and Database Administrator
Analyst path is divided into Business Analyst and Quality Assurance
G.C.E.(A/L) Science or commerce stream with Ordinary passes in English & Mathematics in G.C.E (O/L)