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.



oya sari edan yanna...
mage yaluwo interviw giya aya hitiya. eya cham widiyata tama sarii edan giye

ane it n english exm 1 resul

ane it n english exm 1 resul awoth methana danna awa kiyala plzz

exam results thawa 2 weeks

exam results thawa 2 weeks walin withara ewi kynawa.but sure na hariyatama

oya aply kale mona peeta

oya aply kale mona peeta walatada?

english walata

english walata ekaine tynne.oya khda?resultz apita ewnawada kyla daanawada?

English pasdunratama

English pasdunratama thama.ekanam dan ne mamath hariyatama

resultz gana danagattoth

resultz gana danagattoth kynna.k

English & IT

Giya aurudde English & IT exam pass kare lakunu kiyenda kyla dannawanam kynawada plz?

vidya peeta entrancc exam in English

can i get the pass papers for vidya peeta entrancc exam in English

vidyapeeta interview

mama 2011 a/l old s kare.mage z;1.1110. mata sinhala(palamu basa)interview eida?ruhunu peetayen primary interview awath o/l english S nisa fail una.

mama A/L kare 2012 mata

mama A/L kare 2012 mata sinhala-A history-B geography-C thiyanawa z-score-1.0025 mata peeta apply karanna puluwanda?



Lecturer in Psychology

I am BA Special degree holder in Psychology and hoping for MA in psychology? I like to apply lecturer post in Psychology? How am I apply?

Dear,sir/madem, could u plz

Dear,sir/madem, could u plz let me know the minimum z score rang for allowed students???

commerce apply krla ekta

commerce apply krla ekta intrvew apu aya innwda......ane innwnm comment ekak dnnko zscore ekai vidypeetei dala

2011 A/L result walin

2011 A/L result walin vidyapita walata gnne kawadada??kalutara district 1en kiyak witara science walata gnnwda?mama A/L kare bio walin Z-score 0.7452i..mata science teaching ewida??plz reply

Science 0.9

Science 0.9

Maths Interviw call karada

Maths apply karapu ayata interview aawada. mata Z 0.4173 (new syllabus) mata thaama letter ekak awe nene Siyane walata apply kare.

Maths 0.6

Maths 0.6


man 2011 old syllabus aken A/L kale. vidya peeta science walata apply kala puttalm distrik aken. mage z-core 0.1063i. puttalm distrik aken science walata kiyak gannawada old syllubs aken?

machanla intrvw apu aya

machanla intrvw apu aya eyalata intrvw apu vidya pitei, eyaala illapu subjet 1i,new syllabus da old syllabus da kiyana ekai daanna kiyala karunikawa illa sitinawa. 2011 AL liyapu set ekanam puduma kattak thamai kanne :(

dan okkoma kattiyata

dan okkoma kattiyata vidyapeeta interview call karala iwarada? plz rly soon

call the interview

mata nam thama interview call kare naha oya apply kare mona course ekatada ane social science course ekata interview call karada?

PAsdunrata Widya Pitaye interview kawadada

mama 2011 new syllabus walin A/l kale commerce walin.mage rank eka 326.Z eka 0.9882...

Econ - B
Busi. - B
Account - C
man wayapara ha ginumkaranayata pasdunrata widya pitayata Apply kala..eth thama mata lium awe ne..wayaba widya p[itayata Applt kala ayata Interview yannath Aewith.Pasdunrata widya pitaye Interview thibunada? nethnam Interview thiyena dinaya denaganna puluwanda?.

math pasdunrata illuwa

math pasdunrata illuwa thawamanam awe ne matath..

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 2011 A/L new syllabus eken kale.Z-score 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 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 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.

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