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The Career Guidance Unit (CGU) of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) was established in September 2020 as per the guidelines of the University Grants Commission Circular No. 819 of 06th February 2003 issued on Establishment and Operation of Career Guidance Units and Circular 934 on Strengthening of Career Guidance Services in State Universities of Sri Lanka.

The objectives of the Career Guidance Unit are: to assist the Cadets and Day-Scholars in developing soft skills, attitudes and positive thinking, which will empower them in reaching employer requirements, enhance leadership skills and patriotism and lead student of KDU in a path which will be highly recognized by the military and the corporate sector. The aim of KDU is to train the undergraduates to reach the international standards which would help them to sustain both local and international platforms.


To be the most active career guidance unit, empowering students to fit in the job market in both military and civil societies.


Facilitate students to enhance skills, leadership, patriotism and discipline with appropriate training and guidance, and let them identify their own career goals.

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We work in partnership with our Career Guidance Partners