International Training Institute of

Irrigation & Water Management 


Regular Courses

Three years full time (+ 3 Months) residential training Programme for G.C.E. advance level qualified youth ...

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Standalone Courses

These courses are ment for the people already engaged in the field of Civil Engineering specially Irrigation

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Training Programs

Conducts Residential in-service training programs for Government and non-government organizations...

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Our Facilities

Provides Facilities for other Government and non-government organizations to conduct carrier...

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Upcoming Events

Workshop on MS Office Internet & Email

06th to 09th of March 2018

Workshop on AutoCAD 2D and 3D

12th to 16th March 2018

Workshop on MS Office Internet and Email-V

19th to 22th March 2018


International Training Institute of Irrigation & Water Management Kothmale is a Tertiary and Vocational Educational Commission accredited training institute for conducting National Diploma in Irrigation Technology which is in par with National Vocational Qualification Level 6 Standard.

Irrigation History

In 1884 the contribution from the general revenue to the irrigation vote was fixed at Rs.200,000 a year,

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Irrigation Act

An ordinance to amend and consolidate the law relating to irrigation.

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Papers List

Kothmale International Training Institute on irrigation & water management exam past papers

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Our Vision

To be in the fore front amongst the institutions providing water sector Education and skill developments to national and International standards.

Our Mission

Support and facilitate knowledge enhancement and skill development of youth to become competent technologist in water resources development and management.

Message of the Head

Eng. G.D.F.U.Perera

I take this opportunity with great exhilaration to scribble a note to this broacher. KITI-IWM has been established to produce middle level technologists required to man the ongoing construction and handle the management of existing projects pertaining to water sector developments viz  Irrigation, domestic water supply and drainage, sanitary and hydropower. There is a huge dearth of middle level technologist in Sri Lanka as well as in other developing countries, especially South Asian Countries.

Annually about 100000 students obtain the minimum qualification in mathematic stream required to enter into a university in Sri Lanka. But only about 4000 get an opportunity to enter into a university or a technical college due to the meager available facilities. The main objective of KITI-IWM is to harness the potentials of these unfortunate talented young students for the benefit of  the country by training them as competent technologists. The successful trainees of KITI-IWM are offered diploma in Irrigation Technology   N.V.Q.level 6.

In the meantime the institute conducts many in-house training programs to update and enhance the knowledge of personal working at various departments and institutions in par with the modern innovations and findings.

Providing training facilities to foreign trainees, especially for the trainees of SARC countries too is a venture embarked by the institution.

Developing a modern research center with state of the art facilities to do research on water and water sector developments is in the pipe line of the development programme of KITI-IWM.