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Welcome to the Open Distance Learning Centre (ODLC)

ODLC of the Faculty of Science was established with the intention of coordinating external degrees offered by the faculty. Currently, ODLC coordinates two external degree programmes, namely, BSc in Financial Engineering and BSc in Electronics & Automation Technologies.

External Degree Programme

Welcome to the page of open and flexible learning degree programmes offered by the most distinguished Science faculty in Sri Lanka. This page provides a guide to select an undergraduate external BSc Degree, Diploma or Certificate courses offered by the Faculty of Science, University of Colombo.

Open Distance Learning Centre
Faculty of Science
University of Colombo
PO Box 1490
Colombo 00300
Sri Lanka

Phone: +9411-2058324

Prof. S S Nishantha Perera
Email :

Dates to be remembered

  • Interviews for the 2022 intake: October 31st, 2021 (Confirmed)
  • Final list of the 2022 intake: November 2021
  • Payment deadline: December 21st, 2021 (Tentative)
  • Registration of 2022 intake at CCUC: January 8th & 9th, 2022 (Tentative)
  • Inauguration of the program for 2022 intake: January 23rd, 2022 (Tentative)
  • Commencement of the program for 2022 intake: January 30th, 2022 (Tentative)