OVERVIEW

The candidates have to apply to obtain examination transcripts and certificates. All certificates are awarded once a year during the respective awards ceremony. The candidates may apply for transcripts during any time of the year using the online form and apply through post by paying transcript and postal fees.

TRANSCRIPTS

The University shall publish the names of candidates who are eligible to be awarded the Degree of Bachelor of Information Technology. Each candidate, whether he has passed or not, shall be provided with a transcript giving details of the grades, GPV and GPA that had obtained and the final result including classes, if any, provided that, he makes an application for such transcript in the prescribed manner. Applications must be made using the online system and transcript will be either posted using your self-addressed envelope or can be collected from the BIT office. Minimum period required to issue a transcript is one week.

DEGREE

Degree certificates will be issued to graduates after the approval of the Senate of the University of Colombo, few months after the convocation ceremony.

DIPLOMAS AND HIGHER DIPLOMAS

A candidate who has obtained a pass or a minimum C grade for each course and passed all the continuous assessments in the First Year shall be awarded a Diploma in Information Technology.

A candidate who has obtained a pass or a minimum C grade for each course and passed all the continuous assessments in the Second Year and has obtained the Diploma in Information Technology shall be awarded a Higher Diploma in Information Technology.

AWARDS & PRIZES

Prof. V.K. Samaranayake Medal for the best performance at the Bachelor of Information Technology (External Degree)
  1. The selection would be made by the examinations board that determines the award of the degree.
  2. The award will be made to the student who is graduated at the first attempt with the highest overall class GPA among those who obtain a first or second class.
  3. If there is no suitable candidate for the award, the interest accrued would be added to the endowment.
  4. The award will consist of a medal and cash, the total sum of both being not more than 75% of the interest derived. Any unutilized interest will be credited to the endowment.
  5. Any changes to the above conditions should be authorized by the Board of Management of the UCSC on the recommendation of the donor or his heirs.
  6. The award may be named “Medal for the best performance at the BIT degree awarded by Prof. V.K. Samaranayake”.
Award for the Best Software Development Project
  1. These four (4) awards (one award per semester for semesters 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th) will be awarded at the Diploma/Higher Diploma awards ceremony.
  2. These awards will be made to the candidates who obtain the Diploma and/ or Higher Diploma at the first attempt.
  3. These awards will be based on their performance at the VLE assessments and the active participation in the VLE forum discussions in each of the four semesters.
  4. The value of each award would be Rs. 5,000/=.
  5. The selection would be made by the examinations board that determines the Diploma and/or Higher Diploma.
Best e-Learner Awards (4 awards)
  1. These four (4) awards (one award per semester for semesters 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th) will be awarded at the Diploma/Higher Diploma awards ceremony.
  2. These awards will be made to the candidates who obtain the Diploma and/ or Higher Diploma at the first attempt.
  3. These awards will be based on their performance at the VLE assessments and the active participation in the VLE forum discussions in each of the four semesters.
  4. The value of each award would be Rs. 5,000/=.
  5. The selection would be made by the examinations board that determines the Diploma and/or Higher Diploma.
Mr. M.J.P.U. Samanthilake Memorial Award (for the 3rd year)

The Mr. M.J.P.U. Samanthilake Memorial Award will be awarded to the candidate who,

  1. obtains a First or Second (Upper) class
    AND
  2. who has obtained the Diploma and Higher Diploma at the first attempt
    AND
  3. who has passed the 3rd year online Courses