The Open University of Sri Lanka, began its Academic Activities in Batticaloa from 1988. It was then a “Study Centre’ only. In 2008 it was upgraded as a ‘Regional Centre’ . Today it has evolved into an Institution, situated at No. 23, New Road, Batticaloa, capable of satisfying the educational requirements of the District.

It replaces the Traditional University setup with Open Distance Learning (ODL) Methodologies in multiple disciplines. The Batticaloa Regional Centre has served the students of Eastern Province for the last 30 years. These students had stopped their Tertiary Educations for various reasons and are now completing it.

The Open University Batticaloa Regional Centre has absolutely involved in producing a responsible set of citizens, who not only raise their own educational standards but also participate in the Regional Development Process.

Also, even those who are employed can enhance their educational and professional standards through multimedia and self learning set of materials, higher education opportunity has come knocking at your doors. Hence we request you to avail yourself of this great opportunity.

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Post Graduate Programmes

    • Post Graduate Diploma in Education
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Special Needs Education

Degree Programmes

    • Bachelor of Technology Honours in Engineering
    • Bachelor of Laws
    • Bachelor of Management Studies
    • Bachelor of Science Honours in Nursing
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
    • Bachelor of Education Honours in Primary Education

Diploma Programmes

    • Higher Diploma in Youth Development
    • Diploma in Early Childhood and Primary Education

Certificate Programmes

    • Advanced Certificate in Social Sciences
    • Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
    • Advanced Certificate in English for Business and Professional Communication
    • Advanced Certificate in Pre-School Education
    • Certificate in Pre-School Education
    • Certificate in Basic Sinhala

Short Courses

    • Certificate in Completion of Computer Literacy
    • Short course in Tourism and Hotel Management
    • Short Course in Multi Grade Teaching
  • Library, Computer Lab, Engineering Lab, Auditorium, Guest House

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ADAssistant Director
Eng. Devanambi Kamalanathan
Phone : +94 65 222 2 264
Fax : +94 65 222 4 222
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