The Information and Communication Technology has been rapidly expanding all over the world with increased ICT usage in all forms of day-to-day activities across all the sectors. This unprecedented growth in the ICT industry has resulted in a widening gap between the supply of IT professionals and the available positions in the industry leading to a significant shortage of manpower. To address this issue at the national level, the Faculty of Information Technology, the first ever faculty of this kind in the Sri Lanka state university system, was established in June 2001.


FIT Research degree programmes leading to MPhil and PhD degrees are introduced to undertake in-depth study in various computing areas with a particular emphasis on modern trends and the need of the country. Over the last years the faculty has been conducting research degrees in the following areas.

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FIT Chronicle Faculty of Information Technology- September 2009
February 14, 2010

Imagine Cup
The team “Innoworks” of the IT Faculty (Janakan K. , Karunarathna D.G.M., Munidasa R.K., Udantha G.P.D.M.) won the second runners up for their project “Travel Green Ceylon” at the final round of the Imagine Cup Competition held at Galadari Hotel on 18th May 2009.
Newest additions to the staff
Mr. Charith Gunesekara [Lecturer‐on Contract], Department of [...]

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Faculty News
May 21, 2014

Faculty of Information Technology welcomes new batch (2013/2014)
Inauguration ceremony of Batch 13 of the Faculty of Information Technology was held at the Civil Engineering Auditorium of the University of Moratuwa on 25th Tuesday, March 2014 with the presence of the members of the academic and administrative staff, as well as new students [...]

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