COURSES

HNDE

HNDIT

Higher National Diploma in English

HNDA

Higher National Diploma in English is being conducted as full time and part time with the duration of 2 ½ years and 2 years respectively.

The full time course has 2 year course work and 06 months implant training in specialized fields where as the part time course has 2 years course work only.

Mode of conduct of programs

  • Full Time Course: Monday- Friday ( 8.30 am- 4.00 pm)
  • Part Time Course: Saturday and Sunday ( 8.00 am- 4.30 pm)

Assessment Method

The assessment method includes two semester end examinations per year and continuous assessment methods.

Course Fees

No course fees are levied for full time course. Course fees for the part time students will be Six thousand Rupees ( Rs 6000 /-) per semester.

Selection Method

Short listed applicants will have to sit for a written test and face an interview for the selection. The selections of the students will be based on the merit performance in both written examination and interview.

The number of students to be recruited will be decided by the relevant institutes according to the availability of resources.

The decision of the Director General SLIATE will be the final decision on the admission of the students.

Date, Time and Venue of the interview and written examination and the necessary documents to be submitted in the interview will be notified in writing after receiving all the application.

Subjects and Credits

Year 1 - Semester 1

Module CodeModule TitleCreditsStatus
Total18
EN 1111Reading & Vocabulary Development03GPA
EN 1112Effective Communication Skills I02GPA
EN 1113Listening Skills I01GPA
EN 1114Language Structure, Usage & Linguistics I04GPA
EN 1115Introduction to Literature04GPA
EN 1116Professional Writing I02GPA
EN 1117Computer Assisted Language Learning & Study Skills I02NGPA

Year 1 - Semester 2

Module CodeModule TitleCreditsStatus
Total18
EN 1211Intermediate Reading & Vocabulary Development03GPA
EN 1212Effective Communication Skills II02GPA
EN 1213Listening Skills II01GPA
EN 1214Language Structure, Usage & Linguistics II04GPA
EN 1215British & American literature04GPA
EN 1216Professional Writing II02GPA
EN 1217Computer Assisted Language Learning & Study Skills II02NGPA

Year 2 - Semester 1

Module CodeModule TitleCreditsStatus
Total20
EN 2111Advanced Reading & Vocabulary Development I03GPA
EN 2112Technology based Communication Skills02GPA
EN 2113Language Structure, Usage & Linguistics III04GPA
EN 2114Commonwealth Literature04GPA
EN 2115Professional Writing III02GPA
EN 2116Research Methodology01GPA
EN 2117

EN 2118

EN 2119
English Language Teaching Methodology I /
Fundamental Business English I /

Fundamental Journalism I
04GPA

Year 2 - Semester 2

Module CodeModule TitleCreditsStatus
Total26
EN 2211Advanced Reading & Vocabulary Development II03GPA
EN 2212Language Structure, Usage & Linguistics IV04GPA
EN 2213Sri Lankan Literature04GPA
EN 2214Advanced Professional Writing.02GPA
EN 2215

EN 2216

EN 2217
English Language Teaching Methodology II /
Fundamental Business English II /

Fundamental Journalism II
04GPA
EN 2218

EN 2219

EN 2220
Principles of education /

Intermediate Business English /

Intermediate Journalism
03GPA
EN 2221

EN 2222

EN 2223
Educational Measurement /

Advanced Business English I /

Advanced Journalism I /
03GPA
EN 2221

EN 2222

EN 2223
Educational Psychology /

Advanced Business English II /

Advanced Journalism II
03GPA

Year 3 - Semester 1

Module CodeModule TitleCreditsStatus
Total06
EN 3111Implant Training/Project06GPA

Entry Profile

The applicants should have one of the following

  1. Successful completion of GCE ( A/ L) Examination (Old syllabus ) in four subjects with “ C “ pass in English Language at GCE (O / L) Examination.
                                                                                                          OR
  2. Successful completion of GCE ( A/ L) Examination (New syllabus ) in three subjects with “ C “ pass in English Language at GCE (O / L) Examination.
                                                                                                          OR
  3. English specialist Teacher Training certificate; or the Diploma offered by the College of Education.
                                                                                                          OR
  4. Successful completion of GCE ( A/ L) Examination (New syllabus ) in three subjects and a pass at the National Certificate in English for Commerce, industry and further Education conducted by the Department of Technical Education & Training or equivalent qualifications

NOTE: The applicants for the Part Time course should have a permanent employment with one of the above mentioned qualifications.

How to Apply

All duly filled applications should be directed to the relevant Advanced Technological Institute under a registered cover with a receipt obtained by crediting Rs 500 / - to the SLIATE account No 025-2-001-1-3397613 at peoples Bank, Park Street Branch ( Colombo) or any other branch of Peoples Bank in Sri Lanka.

The course applied should be clearly stated on the top left hand corner of the envelope.