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BIT – Plus (Full Time)

BIT is the most sought after yet cost effective Academic Degree (External) Programme from the University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) since the year 2000 in SriLanka. ESOFT is Sri Lanka’s #1 BIT Trainer having produced the largest share of passed out graduates including 15+ first class degree holders and 13 Gold medalists year after year.

Full time Degree programme covers the entire BIT Degree, including internationally recognized job oriented programmes. Lectures are conducted from Monday to Thursday from 9:00AM – 4:00PM


  • School leavers After A/L`s (students who are waiting results can apply)
  • IT Practitioner’s looking for IT Degree
  • Those who wish IT as career path

Entry Requirements

    • C Passes for O/L Mathematics and English


  • 3 Passes for Advanced Level (in one sitting) OR
  • Successful completion of FIT-UCSC OR
  • Equivalent Qualifications + e-Selection Test

Value Added Contents

  • Diploma in Web Engineering ( Pearson Assured)
  • Diploma in Software Engineering( Pearson Assured)
  • Diploma in Hardware & Networking( Pearson Assured)
  • Android App development with Java ( Pearson Assured)
  • Cert in Java Programming
  • Project Class
  • Project guidance (For the Final Year Project)
  • Job Placement Support in Recognized IT organization

Year 01- Diploma in Information Technology
Syllabus (Semester 01 & Semester 02)

YEAR 1 (All Compulsory with continuous assessments)
Code Name Credits Semester
IT1105 Information Systems & Technology 3 1
IT1205 Computer Systems 3 1
IT1305 Web Application Development I 3 1
EN1101 Communication Skills 3 1
EN1201 Introductory Mathematics 2 1
EN1301 Personal Computing 2 1
IT2105 Mathematics for Computing I 3 2
IT2205 Programming I 4 2
IT2305 Database Systems 4 2
IT2405 Systems Analysis & Design 3 2

Year 02-Higher Diploma in Information Technology(HDIT)
Syllabus(Semester 03 & Semester 04)

YEAR 2 (All Compulsory with continuous assessments)
Code Name Credits Semester
IT3105 Object Oriented Analysis & Design 3 3
IT3205 Fundamentals of Software Engineering 3 3
IT3305 Mathematics for Computing II 3 3
IT3405 User Interface Design 3 3
IT3505 Web Application Development II 4 3
IT4105 Programming II 4 4
IT4205 Information Technology Project Management 3 4
IT4305 Rapid Software Development 4 4
IT4405 Data Communication & Networks I 3 4

Year 03-Bachelor of Information Technology(BIT)
Syllabus(Semester 05 & Semester 06)

YEAR 3 (Select all Compulsory (C) and Select optional (O) subjects to complete 30 credits)
Code Name Credits Semester Select
IT5105 Professional Issues in IT 3 5 C
IT5205 Information Systems Security 3 5 C
IT5305 Computer Systems II 3 5 C
IT5405 Fundamentals of Multimedia 3 5 O
EN5101 Fundamentals of Management 2 5 C
IT6105 Software Development Project 5 6 C
IT6205 Systems & Network Administration 3 6 C
IT6305 Database Systems II 3 6 C
IT6405 e-Business Application 3 6 0
IT6505 Middleware Architecture 3 6 0
EN6101 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 2 6 c


3 years(All Six semesters)

ESOFT Course Fee

Rs. 389,000 (All 6 Semesters)
Payable as installments: Rs. 41,000 + (Rs. 14,500 x 24)

University Fee

(All Three years)
(Including Registration & Examination)


Awarded by University of Colombo School of Computing. & ESOFT

Assessment Method

Test,Assignment & Practical

Useful links


Fees and Payment Methods

BIT Hand Book


BIT Programme is designed to:

  • Produce qualified ICT professionals in addition to the traditional University output
  • Set professional standards and encourage students to obtain skills in commercial ICT applications and in the usage of necessary tools
  • Enable those who could not enter the university to read for a degree in ICT due to severe competition to work towards obtaining such a degree
  • Give an opportunity to those non-graduates already working in ICT to obtain a formal qualification in ICT through self-study.

Batch Schedule

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