Division of Civil Engineering Technology


The NDT programme in Civil Engineering Technology is conducted by the Division of Civil Engineering Technology with the objective of producing qualified professionals for the Civil Engineering Industry. It consists of academic activities at the ITUM in the first and second years and Industrial Training in the third year. Current student intake is 200.

The civil engineering industry consists mainly of construction and maintenance of buildings, bridges, roads & railways, dams & reservoirs, water supply & waste disposal schemes, irrigation schemes, tunnels & power houses, runways, airports and harbours and coastal structures etc.

The study programme involves principles, theory, design and applications of the related areas. (Structures, Hydraulics, Soil mechanics, Water resources, Surveying, Management etc.) and a residential Survey Camp of two-week duration which is conducted at an outside location.

The following further educational avenues are available for the Diploma holders.

  • B. Tech Degree of the Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Engineering Degrees from Foreign Universities
  • Engineering Institution Examinations

Further the diploma holders with required experience can pursue higher education in the following areas as well.

  • Quantity Survey
  • Management
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Law

Head of the Division
Mrs. N P K Semananda

Dr. (Mrs.) N P K Semananda Senior Lecturer II

M.Sc. (Australia), Ph.D. (Australia)
Academic Staff
Dr. (Mrs.) W. B. M. Thoradeniya

Dr. (Mrs.) W. B. M. Thoradeniya Senior Lecturer Grade I

NDT (Moratuwa), PG Dip. (Moratuwa), M.Sc. (Netherlands), M.Phil. (OUSL), Ph.D. (Moratuwa), FIIESL, MSLAAS, AMIESL
Dr. (Mrs.) M. M. P. D. Samarasekera

Mrs. M. M. P. D. Samarasekera Senior Lecturer I

B.Sc.(Eng.) (Moratuwa), M.Eng (Moratuwa), Mphil (Moratuwa)
Mrs. G. W. T. Kandamby

Mrs. G. W. T. C. KANDAMBY Senior Lecturer II

B.Sc. (Eng.) (Moratuwa), M.Eng. (Moratuwa), M.Phil. (Moratuwa), C.Eng. IESL, FIESL
Mr. D. N. Gunasekara

Mr. D. N. Gunasekara Lecturer

B.Sc. (Eng.) (Moratuwa), M.Sc. (Moratuwa), AMIESL
Mr.K.A.B. Weerasinghe

Mr. K. A. B. Weerasinghe LECTURER (PROBATIONORY)

B.Sc. (Eng.) (Moratuwa), AMIESL, SEDA (UK)
MR. A. U. V. B. BULATHSINHALA

MR. A. U. V. B. BULATHSINHALA LECTURER (PROBATIONARY)

NDT (Moratuwa), M.Eng. (UK)
MR. W. L. S. MADURANGA

MR. W. L. S. MADURANGA LECTURER (PROBATIONARY)

B.Sc. (Eng.) (Moratuwa), AMIESL
MISS. K. G. A. S. KARIYAWASAM

MISS. K. G. A. S. KARIYAWASAM LECTURER (ON CONTRACT)

NDT (Moratuwa), M.Eng. (UK), AMASCE, AMIIESL

First year (30 weeks per year)
Second year (30 weeks per year)
Third year (Industrial Training 12 months)

A structured Industrial Training programme of twelve months duration is conducted under the coordination and supervision of the National Apprenticeship and Industrial Training Authority of Sri Lanka. Students are attached to two different industrial establishments consecutively for a period of six months each. They are evaluated at the end of each training period. Successful completion of the Industrial Training is a mandatory requirement for the award of diploma.

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