About The Faculty


The Faculty of Engineering is one of the largest faculties at KDU, consisting of six departments and an industrial training unit that caters to around 900 undergraduates. The Faculty was established in 2011 and strives to maintain the highest standards of education for the officers, officer cadets from the tri-services, and day scholars to be readily employable in the industry.

The Faculty conducts nine undergraduate degree programmes, which are benchmarked as per standards established by the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL). The faculty focuses on producing engineering graduates who have acquired the main generic attributes related to engineering knowledge, problem analysis, investigation, and the design of solutions for diverse domains of problems.

The engineering degree programmes are conducted by a team of qualified internal academic staff, visiting lecturers from other reputed universities, and experienced engineering professionals from the industry. The Faculty of Engineering has extended its contribution by offering postgraduate programmes in the fields of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering and Civil Engineering.


  • Department of Aeronautical Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Electrical, Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering
  • Department of Marine Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Mathematics

Faculty Handbook

Corporate Plan

Our Vision

Be an internationally recognised centre for education in engineering and engineering sciences, as well as multi-disciplinary research focusing on national needs.

Our Mission

To produce internationally recognised graduates in engineering and engineering sciences while providing a productive research environment.