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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BACHELOR OF ARTS (EXTERNAL- NEW SYLLABUS) 200 LEVEL (HELD FROM JULY TO AUGUST 2020) - RE-SCHEDULED SEATING ARRANGEMENTS   NEW

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2020-07-02 More
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Paying Course Fee in TWO Installments - BA (External – New Syllabus) – 2019 (New Batch)   NEW

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2020-06-26 More
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BACHELOR OF ARTS (EXTERNAL- NEW SYLLABUS)200 LEVEL (HELD FROM JULY TO AUGUST 2020) RE-SHEDULED TIMETABLE   NEW

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2020-06-25 More
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Instructions for Selecting Supplementary Subjects BA (New Syllabus) 2015/2016 Batch   NEW

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

2020-06-24 More
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Deadline Extention for Registration BA 2019 (New Syllabus)   NEW

The deadline to register for the BA 2019 (new syllabus) degree programme is extended until July 10th 2020 for selected students .

2019/2020 ஆம் கல்வியாண்டுக்கான BA பாட்டப் பாடநெறிக்கு தெரிவுசெய்யப்பட்ட மாணவர்களின் பதிவுசெய்வதற்கான கால எல்லை 10-07-2020 வரை நீடிக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது.

ශාස්ත‍්‍රවේදී උපාධිය 2019 /2020 (නව විෂය නිර්දේශය) උපාධි වැඩසටහන සඳහා තෝරා ගන්නා ලද සිසුන්ගේ ලියාපදිංචි වීමේ කාලය 2020 ජූලි මස 10 දින දක්වා දීිර්ඝ කරන ලදී.

2020-06-23
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Bachelor of Arts (External-New Syllabus) Degree Programme 100 Level Examination - Application Form – 2020   NEW

Applications are now open for Bachelor of Arts (External - New Syllabus) Degree Programme 100 Level Examination. Students in batches up to 2018 can apply. Please navigate for more information. Deadline of receiving applications is 2020-07-30.

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Restart of Examinations - B A (External) New Syllabus 200 Level

This is to inform that the examinations postponed due to pandemic situation of the country have been rescheduled to start from the first weekend of July 2020. The details of the revised time-table, the revised venues of examinations etc. will be notified soon in the official web site of the CDCE.

ශාස්ත්‍රවේදී (බාහිර) නව නිර්දේශය 200 මට්ටමෙහි අවශේෂ විභාග නැවත ආරම්භ කිරීම

උද්ගත වූ හදිසි තත්වය නිසා අතරමග නවතා කල් දමන ලද ඉහත විහාග 2020 ජූලි මස පළමු සති අන්තයෙහි සිට නැවත ආරම්භ කරනු ලැබේ. සංශෝධිත කාල සටහන, විභාග මධ්‍යස්ථාන ආදිය පිළිබද විස්තර යථාකාලයේ දී දූරස්ථ සහ අඛණ්ඩ අධ්‍යාපන කේන්ද්‍රයෙහි නිල වෙබ් අඩවියෙහි පලකරනු ලැබේ.

2020-06-23
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BBA Online - Registration deadline is extended to 29th June 2020

Registration deadline is extended to 29th June 2020 for the selected students for BBA ( online) degree programme.

2020-06-20
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The Special Notice for Newly Registered Students of BA(New) Degree & BBA (Online) Programme for 2019

View the Special Notice for Newly Registered Students of BA(New) Degree & BBA (Online) Programme for 2019

2020-06-12 More
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Supplementary List - BBA (Online) Degree Programme Registration – 2019/ 2020

Supplementary List of BBA (Online) Degree Programme Registration – 2019/ 2020. Please refer to the previous instructions to proceed to the registration.

2020-06-10 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

2020-06-09 More
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Advanced Certificate in Laboratory Handling

Advanced Certificate in Laboratory Handling programme is rescheduled to be started on 20th June 2020

2020-06-05
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BBA(online) registration deadline is extended

BBA(online) registration deadline is extended up to 12th June 2020. The students who are selected to register for the degree can now pay the course fee in two installments. Please follow the instructions given in the previous notice to proceed your registration.

2020-06-05
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Bachelor of Arts (New Syllabus) Degree Programme Registration - 2019

Navigate to download name list of the students who are selected for the Bachelor of Arts (New Syllabus) Degree - 2019 batch and instructions.

2020-05-22 More
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Special Notice for Students

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2020-05-22 More
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Diploma in Management and Development - End of 2nd Semester Examination 2018 Results

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2020-05-22 More
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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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BBA (Online) Degree Programme Registration – 2019/ 2020

Navigate to download name list of the students who are selected for the BBA (Online) Degree Programme 2019/2020 batch and instructions.

2020-05-05 More
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Extension of the Deadline of Bachelor of Arts (New Syllabus) 100 Level Seminar Series

The revised deadline of receiving applications for the above seminar series is extended up to 24.02.2020. Further, 100 level weekend seminars will be starting after the 200 level examinations, i.e from 18.04.2020. The 100 level examinations will be starting one week after the 100 level seminar series i.e. 04.07.2020.

2020-02-10
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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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