Foundation in Information Technology (FIT)



How do I register for FIT ?

Please use the following links to download the application and payment vouchers and submit the duly filled application and the payments vouchers to the FIT office. Each candidate will receive a registration number along with the user name and password to login into the LMS (Learning Management System).

Objectives of the FIT Programme

  • Create Computer Awareness and provide basic computer literacy to any person interested in obtaining such knowledge
  • Encourage users to obtain skills in commercial ICT applications that are used widely in current working environments
  • Encourage Internet access and use the facilities available in the Internet for gaining knowledge in various disciplines and use of Internet in communication
  • Provide computer skills required by the BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) industry
  • Improve mathematical knowledge of those intending to pursue higher studies in ICT
  • Improve English Communication skills for higher studies or for gaining meaningful employment in ICT
  • Facilitate those who do not have advanced level (G.C.E. A/L) qualifications to enroll in the BIT degree programme conducted by UCSC.

Medium of Examinations is English.

Examination structure
The examinations would be as follows:

Course Code Duration of e-test Duration of practical test
FIT 101 2 Hr 1 Hr
FIT 201 2 Hr 1 Hr
FIT 301 2 Hr No test

There will be a computer based (e-test) on each course. Those who pass these e-tests would be called for practical tests (except for the course FIT 301).

The practical tests would consist of the following components:

  • FIT 101 (ICT Applications) – Keyboard skills, Document Formatting, Data Analysis, Presenting Data, Managing Databases, Surfing and Communicating on the net.
  • FIT 201 (English for ICT) – Listening, Speaking and Writing

Course Structure

(Effective from 01st January 2008)

Course Code Course Name
FIT 101 ICT Applications
FIT 201 English for ICT
FIT 301 Mathematics for ICT

Registration Procedure

Applications and payment vouchers could be downloaded from the FIT website,
Once the duly filled applications and the payment vouchers are submitted to the BIT office, each candidate will receive his/her registration number along with the username and password to login to the LMS (Learning Management System).

Contact Details:
External Degrees Centre of UCSC,
221/2A, Dharmapala Mawatha
Colombo 07 Tel: +94-11-4720511
Fax: +94-11-2682331