Thursday, June 4, 2009

Accountancy Institutes in Sri Lanka

Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka-AATSL AAT CENTRE

540,Thimbirigasyaya Road,Colombo 05.
Tel : 0112559669, 0112595857 Fax : 0112559299
E-mail ;,
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The AATSL was established in 1987.It is the leading professional institute conducting Accountancy Examinations at Technician Level in Sri Lanka,most suited for GCE (O.L) & (A.L-any stream)Students. There are over 30000 Registered Students.
AAT Examinations are held at 03 levels-Foundation, Intermediate and Final, in all the three media ,twice a year in June and December.The duration of each level is 06 months. The three levels can be completed in 1 or 1 ½ years by GCE A/L & O/L students, and in 1 year by GCE A/L Commerce Students.

The entry qualification is ,GCE O/L-(SL/UK) 06 Subjects,
There are Registered Private Education Centres spread throughout the country which conduct classes for the AAT Examinations and Registered Distinct Information Centres to provide the necessary information to Students and Parents.
The AATSL has published ‘Self-Study Texts’,’Suggested Answers for past Question Papers’ and ‘Past Question Papers’,for all subjects to assist the students.
AATSL Exams are a fast track to become a Charted Accountant or Charted Management Accountant, obtain a University Degree(Management/Administration/Commerce/Law/Computer),or gain admission to a foreign University,and to get employment.
The Passed Finalists on completion of two years of Practical Training are eligible tl apply for the Membership of the Association-MAAT,a recognized Professional Qualification.The Members can use these Designatory letters after their names.

Academy of Business Studies(Pvt) Ltd (ABS)

39,Bullers Road,Colombo 04.
Tel : 0114510101,0777319210 Fax :0114512677
E-mail : info Web :
Academy of Business Studies (Pvt) Ltd (ABS) is a prominent education institute which is in operation for over 10 years.

*CIMA-Certificate Level
*CIMA-Management Level
*CIMA-Strategic Level

ACCA-Association of Charted Certified Accountants Sri Lanka
9,Rosmead Place,Colombo 7.
Tel : 0112676599,0112679129 Fax : 0112676599
E-mail Web :

Coureses –Diploma Level
*ACCA Professional Scheme

A professional qualification enabling you to reach the highest level in accountancy.

**Entry requirements;
GCE(A/L)-2 passes(A-C) with a 3 GCE (O/L)passes including English and Mathematics,or a recognized degree or the ACCA Certified Accounting Technicians(CAT) ensures that many a school leaver,can make a rapid progress towards acquiring a qualification of international repute.
ACCA with O’Level
For those who have completed O/L and wish to embark on studies for ACCA ; the CAT qualification provides an ideal foundation offering the knowledge,skills and understanding needed to work in accounting support roles..Anyone aged 16 or above may register.There are no formal academic qualifications necessary.
Open access for mature candidates :
Anyone aged over 21 qualifies for the mature entry route.They are required to sit Paper 1.1 Preparing Financial Statements and Paper 1.2 Financial Information for Management,being allowed 4 attempts to pass the Exam.
Diploma in Financial Management (Dip FM) – a unique one year programme designed for middle and senior managers and non-accounting professionals who need to develop a practical understanding of Finance.
Degree Level
BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting from oxford Brookes University.

Achievers Lanka Business School.
191,Maya Avenue,Colombo 06.
Tel : 0115321321 E-mail :
Web :

*CIMA-Certificate Level
*CIMA-Managerial Level
*CIMA-Strategic Level

AG School of Business and Computer Studies(Pvt) Ltd.
1,2nd Cross Street,Negombo.
Tel/Fax :0312220380,0314871249
E-mail :
Web :

*CIMA(UK) Foundation Level
*CIMA(UK)Managerial Level
*CIMA(UK)Strategic Level
*Certificate in Banking and Finance(CBF)
*Advance Certificate in Banking and Finance(ACBF)

AME(Academy of Management Education)
33/1,St.Mary’s Road,Mt.Lavinia.
Tel :011 2722998, 0115555460, 0773046262,07122269188
Fax : 0112761976
E-mail : Web :

Classes on Saturdays & Sundays.Convenient timetables.Latest CIMA study packes are provided for students

*CIMA Foundation
*CIMA Intermediate

Asha Institute of Management
111,1st floor,Standard Chartered Bank Building,Maya Avenue,Colombo 06.
Tel 0114518448 ,0112586418 Fax : 0112586418
E-mail : Web :

*CIMA(UK) Foundation Level
*CIMA(UK)Managerial Level
*CIMA(UK)Strategic Level
*Certified Management Accountants(CMA)

BSC-The Business Studies Centre
43,Old Negombo Road,Wattala.
Tel : 0112949299 E-mail :

The centre has a proven track record for success at examinations
*CIMA-Certificate in Business Accounting

British College of Business Studies
32,Hampden Lane,Colombo 06.
Priyanga on 0779784285
Kalyani 0777209446

Offers British degree in Colombo
*BSc.Accounting & Finance

Ceylinco Sussex Business School(Pvt) Ltd
36,Melbourne Avenue,Bambalapitiya,Colombo4.
Tel : 0114527643, 0114527644, 0777215515
E-mail :

Accountancy Courses-Sinhala & English Medium
*Charted Accountancy(SL)-Foundation, Intermediate, Final I & II
*AAT(SL)-Foundation, Intermediate, Final
*CIMA(UK)-Foundation, Intermediate
*Ceylinco Diploma in Practical Accounting
*Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka
*Diploma in computerized Accounting

CIMA(Charted Institute of Management Accountants)

ICBS-Imperial College of Business Studies
Imperial Academy of Finance & Accounting

ICFAI Education Lanka

Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka

ICASL-The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka

ITS-The Institute of Technological Studies

ICBT Campus-International College of Business & Technology Ltd.

Jayasekara Management Centre (Pvt) Ltd.

Mercury Institute of Management

NIBM-National Institute of Business Management
Colombo Centre
120/5,Wijerama Mawatha,Colombo 07.
Tel : 0112693404 , 0112692272 ,011269215
Fax : 0112693403
E-mail : Web :

Oxford College of Business
320 1/1,Galle Road,Colombo 03.
Tel : 0114718711-2, Fax :0112577780
E-mail :
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Oxonia Institute
7,Rajaguru Sri Subuthi Mawatha, Colombo 06
Tel 0112588080, 0112503625

Royal Institute
Havelock Road
191,Havelock Road,Colombo 5.
Tel : 0112508173 , 0112592747 , 0112592748
Fax : 0112580564, 0112592749
E-mail :
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SIKSIL Institute of information Technology(Pvt) Ltd.
8,Peters Place,Nugegoda.
Tel :011430 7962 , 0112768710 Fax : 0112810896
E-mail : Web :

Society of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka
1,Bethesda Place,Off Dickmans Road,Colombo5
Tel/Fax :0112506391 ,0112501062 ,0112507087
E-mail : cmasrilanka
Web :

Wisdom Business Academy (Pvt) Ltd.
15B,Station Road,Colombo 03.
Tel 0112370995, 0112372813
E-mail :
Web :