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General Elective Subjects

It is student's responsibility to obtain 12 credits from General elective subjects in order to be qualified for the graduation. Out of these 12 credits minimum 2 credits should be from each category 1,2,3 (Refer the Faculty handbook for details)


  1. Management and Economics
  2. Arts and Humanities
  3. Political and Social Sciences
  4. Other

Therefore students are requested to select courses appropriately in 5,6,7,8 semesters and GE short semester of computer engineering students. Some courses are not offered in every semester and some courses are offered in the same slot and the exams also conducted in parallel. Therefore you should not select subjects from the same slot.

Some Departments offers courses contributing to components satisfied by General Electives subjects. Some Departments make some GE subjects compulsory for their students and some GE subjects are not allowed to take. Therefore please follow the guidelines of each department, in addition to the guidelines in the Faculty Hand Book.

General Elective Course Structure
Code Subject CreditsCategory 5/7 Semsester6/8 SemsterCO Short SemesterCoordinating DeptCoordinatorLecturer
EF501The Engineer in Society 22,3 OfferedOfferedCivilDr. W.M.V.S.K. Wickramasinghe Dr. R.M.J.B. Ratnayake (VL)
EF505Management in Practice with Case studies 31 Offered Management Ms. I.D.Y. Ekanayake Mgmnt. Dept.
EF509Engineer as an Entrepreneur 31 OfferedOfferedManufacturingMr. M. DharmawardhanaMs. S.Kodithuwakku, Mr. P.A.G. De Alwis
EF510Technology and Economic Development 31,3Offered Management Ms. K.K.K Sylva Mgmnt. Dept.
EF511Social Project 23 Offered Offered Mathematics Dr. M.I.M. Ishak Project Supervisors
EF513Introduction to music 22 Offered Chemical Dr. A. Manipura Mr. N. Gunasekara (VL)
EF516Painting and Sculpture 22 Offered Mathematics Ms. R.M.S. Dissnayake Mr A. Pereira (VL)
EF519Written English for Communication 12 Offered ELTU Ms U. KarunarathnaELTU Staff
EF520Effective Communicating in English through Speech12 OfferedOffered ELTU Ms U. KarunarathnaELTU Staff
EF521Intellectual Property 11 OfferedOffered Computer Dr. M. Sandirigama Dr. M. Sandirigama
EF522Sri Lankan technology 34 Offered Civil Ms. K.K.K Sylva Mgmnt. Dept.
EF524Business Law 31 Offered Offered MechanicalDr. S.D.G.S.P.GunawardanaMr. D.G.K.N. Samarasena (VL)
EF526Marketing and Finance Management 31 OfferedOffered Management Dr. I.W.N. Bandaranaayke Mgmnt. Dept.
EF528Introduction to Digital Art 32 OfferedOffered Offered Electrical Prof. D.N. Uduwawala Mr. H.T.S. Manohara (VL)
CP551Sustainable Development 33 Offered Chemical Prof. Shanthini Prof. Shanthini

Special Requirements

CP551: Sustainable Development EF528: Introduction to Digital Art

Only limited number of student will be registered on first come first served basis.