National Colleges of Education (Vidya Peeta)

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National Colleges of Education (Vidya Peeta/ විද්‍යා අධ්‍යාපන පීඨ) conducts Three Year Pre-Service  Professional Course in Teacher Education for producing professional competent teacher in order to achieve the objective of delivering quality education to every child.

It's functions are consisted with,

  • Recruiting trainees to National Colleges of Education
  • Coordinating of curriculum development activities of National Colleges of Education
  • Directing management and administrative activities of National Colleges of Education
  • Supervising activities on National Colleges of Education
  • Maintaining information management system in the National Colleges of Education
  • Attending establishment matters of the academics and non-academics staff of National Colleges of Education
  • Conducting activities to select candidates from teachers and education officers for the full-time internal course of Post Graduate Diploma in Education conducted by universities
  • Attending establishment matters of the officers belongs to Teacher Education Service

How to be enrolled for teacher training

As per the requirement in the educational system, applications will be called via government gazette notifications; the untrained non graduate teachers and teacher assistants serving in government schools and teachers of approved private schools and privens, presently serving, are eligible to apply. In this regard, the applicants must have formal appointment letters. 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. Selection procedure includes following criteria.

  • On receiving the applications, number of entrants will be decided according to based on the application receive. Eligibility to follow each subject/field will be notified in t he Government Gazette.
  • Trainees will be enrolled according to their 'Z' scores obtained at the GCE/AL to all subjects except English, ICT and Physical Education.
  • For English and ICT, applicants eligible with GCE/OL and GCE/AL, should have been appeared to the tendency test held by the Department of Examinations.  They will be admitted according to the scores that they obtained at this tendency test.
  • Regarding to the Physical Education, applicants eligible with GCE/OL and GCE/AL will be admitted giving priority to their scores obtained for talents in sports.  Schedule of sports and scores considering to grant such scores will be notified in the Government Gazette.

Syllabus available at each  National Colleges of Education according to the medium.

NCOE Syllabus available at each NCOE according to the medium
Sinhala medium Tamil medium English medium
1. Uva Physical Education   Science, Maths
2. Nilwala Science, Maths    
3. Mahaweli Second Language (Sinhala) Second Language (Tamil) English
4. Sariputta Buddhism    
5. Siyane Science, Maths, Food Technology   Science, Maths
6. Vavuniya   Primary Education, Physical Education, Hinduism, Christianity R.C./ Christianity N.R.C.Agriculture, Commerce and Accounts  
7. Sri Pada Primary Education, Science, Maths,
First Language (Sinhala) 
Primary Education, Science, Maths, First Language (Tamil), Social Studies Information Communication Technology
8. Addalachchenai            Primary Education, Science, Maths, Islam, Special Education, First Language (Tamil)  
9. Batticaloa   Science, Maths, Technology Education, Art/Drawing, Drama and Theatrical Arts, Social Studies  
10. Pasdunrata     English
11. Pulathisipura Primary Education, Agriculture    
12. Wayamba Christianity R.C./ Christianity N.R.C., Art/Drawing, Dance, Music, Drama and Theatrical Arts, First Langugae (Sinhala), Commerce & Accounts    
13. Ruwanpura     Information Communication Technology
14. Ruhuna Primary Education, Food Technology,
First Language (Sinhala), Second Language (Sinhala), Social Science
15. Jaffna   Primary Education, Science, Maths, Special Education, Art/Drawing, Dance, Music, Drama and Theatrical Arts Science, Maths, English
16. Dharga Town   Primary Education, Food Technology, First Language (Tamil) Information Communication Technology
17. Hapitigama Primary Education, Buddhism, Special Education

Duration of the Training is 3 years. It 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 residential training period a trainee will be provided with meals and lodging facilities and monthly allowance. During the Internship year also includes monthly allowance. 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.



mage z eka 0.7430 select weyda



bio , agri , chemistry

2016 a/l kala ayata peete kawada wage guset karaida?


kawadada vidyapeeta interview call karanne?oyalata letters awada yaluwane?

vidya pita

kawadda 2014 ta apply karapu ayage interview enne

Science for tech

my sister did exam in 2015 in new subject(Engineering technology), Z-score 1.17(Rathnapura). when will Gazette be released for 2015 A/L year?


Mama 2014A/l Results walin Gampahin apply kale. CCS Result eka. z eka O.5009. mawa select weida? kawada withara interview ewida?

2014 ayata intreview call

2014 ayata intreview call karan nedda

2015 a/l karapu ayata peeta

2015 a/l karapu ayata peeta gazzet k koi kaleda?


2014 a/l karapu ayata vidya peeta intew thiyenne kawadda???????


January interview patan gani kiyanawa. hariyatama danne na.

When will u all gazette NCOE

When will u all gazette NCOE foe thw students who sat the AL examimation in 2015 August


2015 a/l ayata me sere aply karanna beida


2014 A/L karapu ayata vidyapeeta gazzette eka ewanne kawadda? mechchara kal bal idalath thama awe na. education department. man 3 months call kara . eyala a 3 months walama kiwwe next month enawa kiyala witharai. ane ikmanta ewannakooooo

Dr sr, I would like to know

Dr sr, I would like to know about the gzt for NCOE in 2014 result. Plz rply soon.


2014 A/L ayata peeta gazette karanne kawadda?

2014 vidya peeta gazett

2014 A/L result walata peeta gazatt karalada dan thiyenne ?
mage Z score eka 1.2610 mawa peeta ahuweida?

Mge zsscore eka 1.26 plz

Mge zsscore eka 1.26 plz kiayanna kawada vidyapita gazet karanna

2014 al ayta Ada gazet kranwa

2014 al ayta Ada gazet kranwa kiyla nam kiwa.




2015 AL karapu lamainwa ganne kawadda

Ane oylata puluwan?

Ane oylata puluwan? Kiyanna.2014 a/l karpu ayata pita gazat karanne Kawada? Kila mage z aka 1.2264 mn pita select Wai?

2014 A/L

2014 A/L karapu ayata this month college ekin call karai. Friday gzzt paper ganda

Sir iam study in2011 AL vel

Sir iam study in2011 AL vel bach apply this college

english or sinhala

mama 2015 a/l kare.sinhala A,logic C,political S.Z score 0.6283. d rank 1992.island 25933.western province.gampaha district.
maawa widya peeta select weida?
2015 a/l krpu ayta widya peeta gazatte krnne kawadda?
danna knk innawanm kynnakoooooooooo.jb ekakta apply krnna wdhkth ne.

balaan inna eka krnna epa e

balaan inna eka krnna epa e athre mna hri igna gnna thwa aurudu 2k 3k wath yai oylwa gnnkota ethkn mba hri study krnna

Mama 2015 al wal

Mama 2015 al wal kre........ethkota apiwa pita wlta gnne kwdada....ane dnna knk kyndkooooo


mn 2015 A/L kre.apiwa vidya peeta wlta gnne ndda dnma.kwdda kynnko gnne

english or sinhala

mamath 2015 a/l kare.wdya peeta gazate krnne kawdda?

Art subject

2014 A/L karapu ayawa kawadada vidyha pita ganne..

2014 a/l kale kawada petta

2014 a/l kale kawada petta gazzate karanne mata kiyanna puluwantha? dhanna kowru hari innawang?

2016 Vidya Peeta

2014 A/l karapu ayawa vidya peeta aragena iwarada?

vidya peeta 2014 A/L

kawru hari danawada 2014 A/l karpu ayata Vidya peete gazert karnne kawdada kiyala?

sinhala,history ,music

2014 a/l krpu ayta peeta gazet krn kawadada.


A/L commerce walin karama primary teaching yanna barida

Vidyapeeta select una ayage

Vidyapeeta select una ayage nam list eka danne kawadada?

man maths interview giya

man maths interview giya thama aranchiyak ne oyalata selection list aka gena aranchiyak thiyanwada

2016 vidyapeeta gan nadda

2016 vidyapeeta gan nadda bn..apita wena akakat ynna widiyakuth na puduma wedanawakne bn meka denne

Science ,ICT ,In English Medium

Dear Sir,I would like to hear when you take admission for those who passed in the Year 2015,A/Level,Science stream,for Vidya Pita Admission.Thank Silva.

vidyapeeta selection for students who did a/l s in 2014

I did my a/L's in 2014.I want to know when and how to apply for vidyapeeta.when will be the gazzate released for our batch.i am in need of knowing about English.thank you.

Kurunegalin vidyapeeta ganna

Kurunegalin vidyapeeta ganna z score dannawada?


May i know that when will you intake 2013 A/L batch for NCoE.

Actualy i have faced the interview. But till now i didn't get the letter.. and my course is English..


Widyapita 2016 batch eka aranda. Mata intew awe na. Fanna kenek kiyanaeada

for knowing selected students for 2016.

can I know who r selected for English course in matara district. plz..reply soon.

on vidyapita entrance base on 2013 al results

Did anyone get slected letters for english..??im thankful if someone can reply me..


No , any one did not receive letter from suitable college and we are waiting for like that opertunity.

new batch eka patan ganne

new batch eka patan ganne kawada witharada???

man 2014 arts valin A/L kale

man 2014 arts valin A/L kale B 3i z score 1.0710 man kaluthara district valin kale .d rank 762 mawa primary valata selectveida? ane yaluvane dan kenek innavanm kiyanna.. plzz

Mt danagnna pluwanda english

Mt danagnna pluwanda english danwnm balana qualification mnwda kiyla viday peeta wala


MATA DANAGANDa puluwan da pl;sc;C,his c,geog;C ,,,zscore 0985 veedaya pita ilanna pulwanda ,e vishanyn monwada kiyla ,ilanda pulwanm

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