Centre for Distance and Continuing Education

University of Peradeniya

Centre for Distance and Continuing Education

University of Peradeniya

Bachelor of Arts (BA) (Old Syllabus)


The Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, the Centre of Excellence of social sciences and humanities in the country currently produces over 2000 graduates annually. The B.A. degree is offered through the Centre for Distance and Continuing Education [CDCE] which is in operation since 1979.

Bachelor of Arts General Degree (External - Old Syllabus) - Seminar Series and Examination   NEW

Applications for Bachelor of Arts General Degree (External - Old Syllabus) Seminar Series(September/October 2020) and Examinations(December 2020) are now open for applications. Students are advised to download the instructions and apply before the given deadlines for the seminar series and theexamination. Application should be sent to cdce on or before 2020-08-20

Paper Ad - Sinhala

Paper Ad - Tamil

Seminar Instructions - Sinhala & Tamil

Seminar Application Form

Examination Application Form

Application Form for Renewal of Registraion


BA (Old Syllabus) Past Question Papers are available in downloads.

BA (Old Syllabus) Handouts.

Applications for seminar series for Bachelor of Arts General Degree Examinations (External - OLD Syllabus) 2020 are now open. View "Special Notices" section for more informaiton

Applications for General Degree Examination in Arts (External) (Old Syllabus) 2020 are now open. View "Special Notices" section for more informaiton