BSc in Aircraft Maintenance – General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU)


In keeping with the national policy of elevating Sri Lanka into an Educational and Aviation Hub in the South Asian Region and with a view of expanding the aviation education in the country, the Department of Aeronautical Engineering of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) has introduced a new degree programme, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Aircraft Maintenance, from year 2018 onwards in collaboration with SriLankan Aviation College (SLAC)

Duration of the degree : 4 years full time

Course programme :

  • Students will follow EASA 147 approved Basic Aircraft Maintenance Training Course offered by SLAC for the first two years

  • Subsequently students will follow academics at KDU for one and a half years.

  • Students will undergo final 6 months of the programme on internship/OJT at SLAC

Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates will be offered a BSc in Aircraft Maintenance (Hons.) degree offered by KDU to meet the present day industry needs and SLAC will offer level 2 type course on Airbus aircraft and a 6 months internship will be given.

Entry Requirement


  • should possess university entrance qualification in mathematics stream
  • Age should be between 18-30 years


  • Similar foreign qualification

Note – interested students should get enrolled through KDU