Institute of Engineering Technology, Sri Lanka

The Institute of Engineering Technology (IET) (Sinhala: ඉංජිනේරු තාක්ෂණ ආයතනය, Tamil: எந்திரவியல் தொழில்நுட்ப நிறுவனம்) is a diploma-awarding institute in Katunayake, Sri Lanka, specializing in the field of engineering. IET awards the National Diploma in Engineering Sciences (NDES), and was established as the Technician Training Institute (TTI) in 1985 to educate and train mid-level engineers in various engineering-based and allied fields.

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MissionProvide technical personnel of excellence to the industry
Formerly calledTechnician Training Institute (TTI)
Temple Road
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Coordinates7°09′24″N 79°52′26″E / 7.156571°N 79.873778°E / 7.156571; 79.873778Coordinates: 7°09′24″N 79°52′26″E / 7.156571°N 79.873778°E / 7.156571; 79.873778


IET awards the National Diploma in Engineering Sciences under the three major fields[1] of civil engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering, and eight sub-fields.
There are 8 sub fields under above three fields; those are,

  • Civil Engineering
    • Civil Building and Structural Engineering
    • Civil Highway and Railway Engineering
    • Civil Water and Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
    • Electronic & Communication Engineering
    • Power Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
    • Mechanical Automobile Engineering
    • Mechanical General (Production and Controlling) Engineering
    • Mechanical Marine Engineering ( with ISO 9001:2000 Quality Assurance Standard)[2]


The institute is situated near the Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake at 18th Milepost on Colombo Negombo Road. The distance is around 30 km from Colombo and it takes around 45–60 minutes to reach the institute via main road or from Colombo-Katunayake Expressway it can reach around 15 minutes.


  1. ^ "IET History in Brief". Archived from the original on 2011-08-24. Retrieved 2011-08-13.
  2. ^ "IET Marine Web Portal". Archived from the original on 2012-04-24. Retrieved 2012-02-06.

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