Engineering education in Sri Lanka

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Engineering is the most sought after subject areas among Sri Lankan students.[ citation needed ] The engineering degrees make up less than 2% of the bachelor's degrees in Sri Lanka. [1] [2]

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Registration

The title of "engineer" is not regulated in Sri Lanka. However, as per the Engineering Council Act No 4 of 2017, all engineering practitioners in Sri Lanka needs to be registered with the engineering council to practice. Failing to do so would result in an offence and can be convicted by a summary trial before a Magistrate with imprisonment period not exceeding one year and/or a fine not exceeding one hundred thousand. [3]

Categories of registered engineers

Registering engineering practitioners under the categories of; [3]

Engineering Degrees

Public Universities

Autonomous Institutes

Engineering Diplomas

See also

== References == https://www.iet.edu.lk/

  1. Minority Nationalisms in South Asia. 2013. p. 120.
  2. University Education, 2014 - 2015
  3. 1 2 "Engineering Council Act No 4 of 2017" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-08-09. Retrieved 2017-08-20.

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