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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.


kawadada nterview call karanne

mama 2011 commerce walin economics A bussinees A accounting C mama old syllabus Z-1.2617 mama galle district mage rank eka 228 mage yaluwekta interview call karala eyage rank eka 300 ganak eya new syllabus mata dana ganna puluwanda mata interview call karawida kiyala e wagema Z eka ganne keyenda commerce walata interview ekedi please reply soon
thank you for your reply


pita gana dana ganda hotline number ekak nadda wadi dura wisthara ahaganda????




i did science subjects for my A/Ls, in year 2011.My z-score is 0.7632.will it be enough for me to apply for english medium science or sinhsls medium sciens course?

man apply karapu subjects

man apply karapu subjects valata nemeine mata avith thiyenne...man 2011 A/L new syllabus eken kale.Z-score 1.3278...man Businee Studies and Accounting subject ekata apply kalata ekata avith naththe ai???

English Teaching

I did my advanced level in 2011. My z-score was 1.1089. Can I sit English teahing examination?

Thanks and regards


Did you receive the Letter ???

need notes

i need the clearful notes in guide and councelling with the medium of tamil from you.i would like to bring this and support from you. i wait for a helpful reply.

first language(tamil)

dear sir/madam

i did a/l in arts in 2011.my z score is 1.3419 will it be enough to select me for
first language(tamil)course?

entrance to vidya peeta under the 2012 a/l results

dear sir or madam,
i would be very much obliged to you if you can please inform that when will application for the entrance to the vidya peeta will call those who sat for exam in 2012.i did my a/l's in 2012 in bio science and wish to be an english medium teacher.
it will be very appreciated if you could please inform the application calling date and the necessaray qualifications.
thank you..

requesting official address

can you please give me the addresses of the branches of the National College of Education.

when will you call ruwanpura

when will you call ruwanpura college?

apply for vidya peeta

Dear Sir/Madam
when will be you call for the students who sat A/L exam in 2012?

How to apply for vidyapeeta

How to apply for vidyapeeta without our z-scores? i did my a/l in 2010.how can i apply for vidyapeeda?

lectures for national colleges

dear sir/ madam,

i am B.A special degree holder in psychology in english medium. and hoping for M.A in psychology. i would like to join as a lecture in a college. so how can i apply?


I have finished my A/L exam in year 2012. I want be a teacher(ICT).I have "C" pass for English (O/L).I have "C" pass for ICT (o/l)."S" pass for General English (A/L).What can I do? ? to be a teacher (ICT).


2012 exam resalt walata

no 2011

no 2011


I have finished my A/L exam in year 2012. I have passed my O/L in English medium. I want be a teacher(ENGLISH).I have "A" pass for English (O/L)."S" pass for General English (A/L).What can I do? ? to be a teacher (ENGLISH).

friends do you know that the

friends do you know that the vidyapeeta 2013 application form is now available in book shops.


Very very thank you for note that

Yapz new applications

Yapz new applications available in bookshops

is NCE closed??

is NCE closed??

When are you going to call

When are you going to call for Vidyapeeta?
we are waiting for a long time.

Dear Sir/madam, Please be

Dear Sir/madam,
Please be kind enough to inform me about the date that you are going to recruit new students who sat for the A/L exam in 2011.
Thank You.

Dear sir,which NCOE should I

Dear sir,which NCOE should I select? When will applications be called for the results of 2012 G.C.E.A/L results?


When will you call application for students who faced A/l exam 2011?

Vidyapeeta exam

Dear sir,
don't you publish this 2011 student's vidyapeeta gazette? if u can do it quickly sir.we are waiting for that...

Z score

Dear sir,
What is the minimum z score requirement to apply for science English medium Jaffna college?


When will u call application for 2013- students faced A/l exam 2012?

Japanese teaching

Dear sir,

Could you please inform me, is there available vidyapita for japanese language and please be kind enough to inform me the minimum rate of the z score for that vidyapita.

Thank you.

dear sir, when will be

dear sir,
when will be college application call 2013 batch? ple ple replay soon sir

z score minimum range.

dear sir/madam could you plz let me know the minimum z score range for allowed students..........???
Thank you!!!


Dear Sir/Madam,
I am a student whom sat 2011 A/L under the Science stream and I wish to attend to vidyapeeta under English medium.I applied last year , As I know due to Z score It had cancelled.Could you please let me know when do you recruit new batch for 2013.Do we need apply again?If it is when do you publish the application?
with best regards,

to know the new closing date

Dear sir,
when will the new closing date for 2011 A/L student. thank you

Dear Sir, Kawada vitarada

Dear Sir,
Kawada vitarada Vidya peeta aluth result 1ta gazette karanne?Please do reply.....


when u will give appointments for vidyapeeta students in 2012

Admission of National college of education 2013

Has the application form for National college of education 2013 been cancelled?
When will the new application form come?
Please please reply soon.

General English " A " pass

Dear Sir,
I got "A" pass for General English. But I have no opportunity to enter English Vidya peeta. In the new gazette please do a justice to those who got "A" passes for General English. Thank You!

dear sir how to apply vidya

dear sir how to apply vidya peeta


dear sir/madam,

how to apply for vidyapeeta? i need to know what should be the minimum Z score?

thank you

French Teaching

Dear sir ,

I did French language & Japanese for my A/L examination..Please inform be how can I apply for Vidyapita.? Please be kind enough to give us a chance from new gazzatte 2012.

Closing date

When is the new closing date

dear sir

when will be the new deadline for applying??I am who sitting for my A/L at last year as new syllabus therefore I want to know that how can I get application for applying??

kawadda 2011 result walata

kawadda 2011 result walata vidya peeta walata ganna gazzat karanna.pls reply me

dear sir, may i what are the

dear sir, may i what are the qualifications that required to become a lecturer in vidyapeeta? and how to apply?


Dear Sir,

could you please inform me, is there any available vidyapeeta for french?
I did my A/L's in 2011 in languages stream.


Pasdinrata national college

Pasdinrata national college of education

When is the new closing date?


the closing

We got our new z-score,now when is the closing date?

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