The meticulous curriculum focuses on the fundamentals of computer science, statistics, and applied mathematics, while incorporating real-world examples. Graduates are prepared to succeed in specialized jobs involving everything from the data pipeline and storage, to statistical analysis and eliciting the story the data tells.
Passes in three subjects (in any subject stream) at the G. C. E. (Advanced Level) Examination (Sri Lanka) or 3D passes (Edexel/Cambridge) in one and the same sitting and a pass at the aptitude test conducted by the SLIIT along with passes for all modules up to the 2nd year and a GPA of over 2.7 are eligible to join this specialization.
The fee is presently Rs. 135,000 ( + Taxes ) per semester for the first two years and Rs. 150,000 ( + Taxes ) per semester for the final two years. Fees for any subsequent semester should be paid prior to the commencement of each semester. This all inclusive fee is charged to cover lectures, tutorials and examinations and access to computer laboratory facilities and library.
The fees should be credited to, Account No 1630552 of the Bank of Ceylon in favour of Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, at the Bank of Ceylon Kollupitiya Branch located at the first floor of the BoC Merchant Tower Building or at any branch of the Bank of Ceylon; or to Account No 00 399 0000033 of the Sampath Bank at any branch of Sampath Bank. Normally, fees paid will not be refunded. However, requests for refund of fees may be considered if made before expiry of one week from the date of commencement of lectures for each semester. The date of commencement of lectures for the new applicants will be the date of commencement of lectures of the Orientation Programme. The refund, if made will be subject to a deduction of ten percent of the fee paid.