CINEC Campus


The Colombo International Nautical and Engineering College (CINEC) is one of Sri Lanka’s largest non-state sector higher education institutions situated in the picturesque suburbs of Malabe, in close proximity to Sri Jayawardanapura, the administrative capital of Sri Lanka.

The CINEC campus was established in 1990 with the vision of building close working partnership with the industry, the professional organizations and other stakeholders to serve in the best interest of its clients and customers. It has branches in Nugegoda, Trincomalee and Jaffna, and caters for over 20,000 students, annually, who follow a range of over 185 study and training programmes on offer, all leading to highly sought-after opportunities of employment in the fields of Maritime, Engineering, Information Technology, Logistics and Transportation, Aviation, Law, English, Hospitality & Vocational Training.

The institute is one of the most modern and sophisticated learning campuses in the Asia-Pacific region. It is fully equipped with modern classroom facilities, advanced laboratory facilities, technical workshops and state-of-the-art simulators. The campus is also equipped with residential facilities, cafeteria, swimming pool, gymnasium and other allied facilities for the use of students and guests and as such is considered a high ranking educational institution in Sri Lanka.

The courses are taught by lecturers who are well qualified with postgraduate degrees and with several years of industrial experience. The students will be exposed to a sound theoretical base coupled with numerous practical exercises fully supported by our experienced academic staff. All practical exercises are conducted in our well equipped laboratories. Facilities are also provided for final year student projects to be carried out in research organizations under expert supervision.

Enriched with ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Certification, the organization has been bestowed with the prestigious National Quality Award (NQA) for excellence in education services in four consecutive five-year terms in 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014, won the Asia Pacific Quality Award for best-in-class in education in 2010, and in 2012 was awarded ‘World Class’ – Global Performance Excellence Award – Education Organization.


To promote excellence in teaching, training, learning and research in the fields of academic and professional subjects to develop accomplished scholars, outstanding professionals and an assemblage of men and women Who can contribute significantly to Developmental endeavours of the nation and of the world.


CINEC campus shall endeavour to provide a world class environment to promote advance learning to the highest quality standards to deliver excellent academic education, competence, knowledge and skills with opportunities for gainful employment in the best interest of our customers whilst establishing healthy working partnership with the industry and professional organizations.