Admission to National Colleges of Education (Vidya Peeta)
Updated 2017 June – Selected List to Vidya Peeta – National Colleges of Education – 2016 based on 2014 A/L results lists has been published.
Updated 2015 May – Admission to National Colleges of Education to Follow a Pre – Service Professional Course in Teacher Education – 2015. Apply before 29 May 2015.
National Colleges of Education, commonly named as Vidya Peeta conducts Three Year Pre-Service Professional Course in Teacher Education. You need three passes in one sitting at the G.C.E. (A/L) Examination and Credit passes in some GCE O/L subjects to apply these courses.
Courses conducted here include Primary education, Mathematics, Science, Physical Education, English, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Catholicism/Christianity, Agriculture and Food Technology, Technical studies, Crafts and Arts, Drama, Dance, Music, Information and communication technology, First Language (sinhala), second language (tamil), Social studies etc.
Duration of a Training Course is three years. This period consists of two years residential institutional training in the National College of Education and one year internship training while being attached to a school. During the period of two years residential training a trainee will be provided with meals and lodging facilities to the value of Rs. 2,000 per month for ten months in a year. During the Internship year a monthly allowance of Rs. 2,500 will be paid for ten months.
Applicants successfully completing this Course will be considered for appointments as teachers based on the availability of vacancies on Education Zonal Level in difficult districts.
Selected List to Vidya Peeta – National Colleges of Education 2016 based on 2014 A/L results
Download the list from Ministry of Education in Sinhala, English and Tamil medium and for Sri Palee Vidya Peetaya
Application deadline for 2015 intake is 29 May 2015.
Download Application and other details from Government Gazette of 2015.05.08 from following links: