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International Student at KDU

Calling applications for Foreign Students and Students with Foreign qualifications to Undergraduate Courses

Intake 41 (Academic year 2023/2024)

Degree Details

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Common Eligibility Requirements

  • Candidates with results at a foreign examination held outside Sri Lanka, deemed equivalent to G.C.E (Advanced Level) Examination of Sri Lanka or qualifications required for admission to a university in an applicant’s own country to follow an undergraduate course of study leading to a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • All Sri Lankan candidates should have studied abroad for a period of not less than three academic years immediately prior to sitting the qualifying examination.
  • A candidate should be between 17-30 years of age by the closing date of applications for degree programmes except the MBBS degree programme. Age limit for MBBS degree programme is 17-25 years of age by the closing date of applications. Candidate who have completed another related degree qualification are eligible to apply for the MBBS degree programme if the age is not more than 27 years at the closing date of applications

Closing Date (Extended) - 31st December 2023

ENLISTMENT OF FOREIGN OFFICER CADETS

General Sir John Kotelawala Defence  University  has  made  arrangements to enroll Foreign Officer Cadets to following Degree Programmes. In accordance with the decisions of Cabinet of Ministers, it has been decided to offer a maximum of two scholarships for Officer Cadets from following countries and four scholarships for Officer Cadets from Maldives on gratis basis:

a. Bangladeshh.Iranp. Nigeriaw.Tanzania
b. Bhutanj.Kenyaq. Pakistanx.Thailand
c. Cambodiak.Laosr. Philippinesy.Uganda
d. China1.Malaysias. Rwandaz.Vietnam
e. Egyptm.Maldivest. Senegalaa.Zambia
f.  Indonesian.Myanmaru. South Africaab.Seychelles
g. Indiao.Nepalv. Sudan  

 

Degree Programmes Conducted at KDU, Ratmalana

(1)Bachelor of Science in Strategic Studies and International Relations– 3 years
(2)Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Engineering– 4 years
 
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Bio-Medical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
 
(3)Bachelor of Law– 4 years
(4)Bachelor of Science in Management & Technical Sciences– 3 years
(5)Bachelor of Science in Logistics Management– 3 years
(6)Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences– 3 years
(7)Bachelor of Science in Applied Data Science Communication– 3 years
(8)Bachelor of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)– 3 years
(9)Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computer Sciences– 4 years
(10)Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computer Engineering– 4 years
(11)Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Software Engineering– 4 years
(12)Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Data Science and Business Analytics– 4 years
(13)Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Hons) in Building Services Technology– 4 years
(14)Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Hons) in Construction Technology– 4 years
(15)Bachelor of Bio Systems Technology (Hons) in Biomedical Technology– 4 years
(16)Bachelor of Science in Police Science– 3 yeras
(17)Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice– 3 years

Degree Programmes conducted at KDU Southern Campus – Sooriyawewa

(1)Bachelor of Architecture– 5 years
(2)Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Quantity Serving– 4 years
(3)Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Surveying Sciences– 4 years
(4)Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Information Technology– 4 years
(5)Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Information Systems– 4 years
(6)Bachelor of Technology (Hons) in Information and Communication Technology– 4 years

A monthly living allowance of LKR. 8,000/- and undermentioned facilities are provided free of charge to Foreign Officer Cadets during their training.

  • Food and Accommodation
  • Uniforms
  • Batman Facilities
  • Sports and Recreational facilities
  • Medical Facilities
  • Library Facilities
  • Transportation for official purposes