Centre for Distance and Continuing Education

University of Peradeniya

Centre for Distance and Continuing Education

University of Peradeniya

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Centre for Distance and Continuing Education, University of Peradeniya

The University of Peradeniya is the pioneering institution that initiated offering external degrees in the country since 1979. The Vision of the Centre is to provide equal opportunities for all aspiring to further their career goals. The Centre for Distance and Continuing Education was established on 09th April, 2007 keeping in line with the principles of Open and Distance Learning (ODC). The Centre conducts degree programmes in all three languages (Sinhala, Tamil and English) which caters to the learners of all ethnic groups from all parts of the country. At present, the Centre offers two Degree programs, BA (General), BBA (General), Diploma in Management and Development and Advanced Certificate in Laboratory Handling.

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அறிவித்தல் NEW

26 ம் திகதி சனிக்கிழமை நடாத்தப்படவிருக்கும் அரபு கருத்தரங்கு (ARBE 101 & ARBE 102) 27-09-2020 ஞாயிற்றுக்கிழமை நடைபெறும் என்பதை அறியத்தருகின்றோம்.

2020-09-24
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දැන්වීමයි / அறிவித்தல் NEW

දුරස්ථ හා අඛණ්ඩ අධ්‍යාපන කේන්ද්‍රයේ කාර්ය මණ්ඩලය, 2020-09-25 වන දින පුහුණු වැඩමුළුවක් සඳහා සහභාගි වන බැවින්, එදින දුරස්ථ හා අඛණ්ඩ අධ්‍යාපන කේන්ද්‍රය වසා ඇති බව කාරුණිකව දන්වමි.

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2020-09-22

25-09-2020 ஆம் திகதி வெள்ளிக்கிழமை தொடர் தொலைக்கல்வி நிலையத்தின் உத்தியோகத்தர்கள் பயிற்சி நிகழ்ச்சித்திட்டம் ஒன்றில் பங்குபற்றுவதனால் அன்றைய தினம் எமது நிறுவனம் மூடப்பட்டிருக்கும் என்பதை அறியத்தருகின்றோம்.

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2020-09-23
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Application - Advance Certificate in Laboratory Handling 2020

The University of Peradeniya will entertain applications form candidates who have met minimum eligibility criteria for resignation for the Advance Certificate in Laboratory Handling 2020 (Second Batch). Application deadline : 19.10.2020.
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Special Notice for Newly Registered BA Students NEW

As per the instruction of University Grants Commission registration of Bachelor of Arts Degree ( external) programme has been suspended. Orientation programme of the registered students for BA – 2019 batch too has been suspended accordingly. The students will be informed about future actions in due course.

විශ්වවිද්‍යාල ප්‍රතිපාදන කොමිෂන් සභාවේ උපදෙස් පරිදි ශාස්ත්‍රවේදී උපාධි පාඨමාලාව (බාහිර) සඳහා සිසුන් ලියාපදිංචි කිරිම අත්හිටුවා ඇත. ඒ අනුව 2019 වර්ෂයේ ශාස්ත්‍රවේදී උපාධි පාඨමාලාව සඳහා පේරාදෙණිය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ දුරස්ථ හා අඛණ්ඩ අධ්‍යාපන කේන්ද්‍රයේ ලියාපදිංචි සිසුන් සඳහා පැවැත්වීමට නියමිතව තිබු පාඨමාලාව හදුන්වාදීමේ වැඩසටහන ද නොපැවැත්වෙන බව දන්වමි. මෙම පාඨමාලාව සම්බන්ධයෙන් ගනු ලබන ක්‍රියාමාර්ග ඉදිරියේදී දැනුවත් කරනු ලැබේ.

பல்கலைக்கழக மானியங்கள் ஆணைக்குழுவின் அறிவுறுத்தலின் படி வெளிவாரி இளங்கலை பட்டப்படிப்பிற்கான (BA) புதிய பதிவுகள் தொடர் தொலைக்கல்வி நிலையத்தினால் நிறுத்தப்பட்டுள்ளது. BA-2019 இல் இளங்கலை பட்டப்படிப்பிற்கு பதிவுசெய்த மாணவர்களின் பட்டப்படிப்பு அறிமுக நிகழ்ச்சியூம் நிறுத்தப்பட்டுள்ளது. இது தொடர்பான எதிர்கால நடவடிக்கைகள் குறித்து மாணவர்களுக்கு உரிய நேரத்தில் அறிவிக்கப்படும்.

2020-09-17
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Past Papers of BA Old Syllabus Examinations

Past Papers of BA Old Syllabus Examinations for the years of 2018 & 2019 are now available in downloads.

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Admission - Seminar Series for General Degree Examination in Arts (External - New Syllabus) 100 Level - 2020

Navigate to Download the Admission of Seminar Series for General Degree Examination in Arts (External - New Syllabus) 100 Level - 2020.

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Timetables - Bachelor of Arts (External - New Syllabus) 100 Level Seminar Series (Sinhala and Tamil Medium Timetables) (FOR 2015/2016 & 2018 BATCHES) NEW

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2020-08-21 More
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Timetable - Diploma in Management and Development - 2019 2nd Semester Examination - Sinhala Medium

Download the Timetable of Diploma in Management and Development - 2019 2nd Semester Examination - Sinhala Medium

2020-08-14 More
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Timetable : Bachelor of Businesses Administration 1st Semester Examination

Navigate to download the timetable of the 1st Semester Examination of the Bachelor of Businesses Administration. Students living abroad who are unable to come to Sri Lanka for the final examination due to COVID 19 pandemic will be given a make-up examination if they are eligible to sit for the final examination.

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Special announcement : Changing of Venues of the 200 Level examination

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2020-07-30 More
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Fee Structure of BA Degree Programme

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2020-07-24 More
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RESCHEDULED TIME TABLE AND VENUES : BACHELOR OF ARTS 200 LEVEL EXAMINATION (EXTERNAL- NEW SYLLABUS) FOR REMAINING SUBJECTS TO BE HELD IN AUGUST 2020

DOWNLOAD RESCHEDULED TIME TABLE AND VENUES : BACHELOR OF ARTS 200 LEVEL EXAMINATION (EXTERNAL- NEW SYLLABUS) FOR REMAINING SUBJECTS TO BE HELD IN AUGUST 2020

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Lectures - Diploma in Management and Development Programme – 2019 Second Semester

We are pleased to inform you that the Second Semester lectures of Diploma in Management and Development Programme is scheduled to commence from 18 th July 2020 at 8.30am.
Venue : - Animal Science (New Building), Faculty of Agriculture

2020-07-08
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Paying Course Fee in TWO Installments - BA (External – New Syllabus) – 2019 (New Batch)

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BACHELOR OF ARTS (EXTERNAL- NEW SYLLABUS)200 LEVEL (HELD FROM JULY TO AUGUST 2020) RE-SHEDULED TIMETABLE

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Instructions for Selecting Supplementary Subjects BA (New Syllabus) 2015/2016 Batch

Instructions for Selecting Supplementary Subjects BA (New Syllabus) 2015/2016 Batch. Navigate to view.

2020-06-24 More
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Results of B A (Old) Degree programme held on December 2019

The results of B A (Old) Degree programme held on December 2019 were released subject to approval of the Senate, University of Peradeniya

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Medical Leave Procedures for External Degree Program Students

If student is absent for course work or examination on medical reasons, it is essential to follow attached procedures. Navigate to download the document.

2020-05-22 More
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Special Security Measures on Examinations

CDCE, University of Peradeniya has decided to implement special security measures at the forthcoming examinations conducted by the Center due to present security situation in the country.

රටෙහි ආරක්ෂිත තත්ත්වය සැලකිල්ලට ගෙන පේරාදෙණිය විශ්විද්‍යාලයේ දුරස්ථ හා අඛණ්ඩ අධ්‍යාපන කේන්ද්‍රය මගින් ඉදිරියේ පවත්වනු ලබන විභාගවලදී සුවිශේෂී ආරක්ෂක පියවර ගැනිමට තීරණය කොට ඇත.

பேராதனைப் பல்கலைக்கழக தொடர் தொலைக்கல்வி நிலையமானது எதிர்வரும் பரீட்சைக் காலங்களில் நாட்டினது தற்போதைய பாதுகாப்பு நிலைமையை கருத்திற்கொண்டு சிறப்பு பாதுகாப்பு நடவடிக்கைகளை முன்னெடுக்க தீர்மானித்துள்ளது.

2019-06-06

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Workshop on Course Unit Development of the Proposed B.Ed in ECDE Programme

CDCE organized a workshop to develop course units of the proposed B.Ed programme of Early Childhood Care and Development External (ECDE) which is going to be offered through the CDCE, University of Peradeniya in collaboration with UNICEF Programme Office in Sri Lanka on 20th June 2020 at Board Room, CDCE. Prof. Mallika Pinnawala – Director/CDCE, Dr. WMSK Wijesundara – DD/ Examination & Registration, Prof. NS Kalupahana - Dept. of Physiology, Dr. EMPCS Ekanayake - Dept. of Education, Dr. G Dissanayake - Dept. of Psychology, Dr. PRKA Vitharana - Dept. of Education, Dr. SK Embekke - Dept. of Education, Mr. T Kamalarathne - Dept. of Sociology and Ms. WAAD Athukorala - Open University of Sri Lanka were participated the event.


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Orientation Programme of Advance Certificate in Laboratory Handling – 2020

CDCE organized an orientation programme for the newly registered students for the Advance Certificate in Laboratory Handling – 2020 programme on 20th June 2020 at Examination Hall, CDCE. Deputy Vice Chancellor/ University of Peradeniya, Acting Registrar/ University of Peradeniya, Prof. Mallika Pinnawala- Director/CDCE, Prof. WMWGCSM Wickramasinghe – DD/ Learning Resources, Dr. WMSK Wijesundara – DD/ Examination & Registration, Prof. AAI Perera, Department of Mathematics, Dr. WD Chandrasena, resource persons of the course and members of the Board of Study in Science, Assistant Registrar/ CDCE and staff of the CDCE were participated in this event.


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Pirith Chanting Ceremony for the New Year 2020

CDCE organized a Pirith Chanting Ceremony on 01st January 2020 blessing for the New Year 2020. The Director, CDCE, Acting Registrar of the University of Peradeniya and all the staff members of the Centre participated in this event.


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Orientation Programme of BA new syllabus - 2018

The CDCE organized an orientation programme for the newly registered students for the BA new syllabus – 2018 on 06th and 07th July 2019 at CDCE. Prof. Mallika Pinnawala - Director/CDCE, Mr. Saman Rajapaksha - Acting Registrar/ University of Peradeniya, Dr. S Maheshwaran - Deputy Director/ Training, Dr. Malani Balamayuran - Senior Lecturer/ Department of Political Science, Prof. MA Nuhman, Department of Tamil & Hindu Culture, Ms. Lasni Jayasooriya - Assistant Registrar/ CDCE and Mr. BMIAK Basnayake – Senior Assistant Bursar /CDCE participated and conducted the orientation programme. Student handbook and student ID cards were distributed on this day.


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Orientation Programme for the additional intake of Diploma in Management and Development – 2019

CDCE organized an orientation programme for the additional intake of Diploma in Management and Development – 2019 on 30th June 2019 at the Auditorium of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science. CDCE staff including the Director, Deputy Director/ Training, Deputy Registrar and Assistant Registrar of the CDCE participated in this event.


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Diploma Awarding Ceremony – 2016/17

Diploma Awarding Ceremony – 2016/17 for students who have completed Diploma in Management & Development programme successfully has was held on 28th August 2018 at Senate Room, University of Peradeniya.


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