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Welcome to the Web Portal of the SchoolNet Sri Lanka. This is the main Internet resource page for all government schools in Sri Lanka.

SchoolNet is currently being managed through the Education for Knowledge Society Project (EKSP) and Ministry of Education. This is the Wide-Area Network connecting more than 1500 schools island-wide currently and that have Computer Learning Centers (CLCs), Computer Resource Centers (CRCs), Provincial Education offices (PEOs), Zonal Education Offices (ZEOs), Provincial ICT Centers, National Colleges of Education (NCOEs), National Institute of Education (NIE) and Ministry of Education.

SchoolNet opens up a wide-array of opportunities to raise the quality of general education. It is expected to facilitate efficient distribution of electronic content to all participating schools.

One of the significant new development that is expected is much improved interaction between students and teachers from different schools. Teachers and students can exchange information among themselves to facilitate teaching/learning environment.



Idea Challenge 2016  

Follow the Online Course and Learn Android. Step into the World of Android with your own innovation and be a Winner in the end.... more

  Island wide essay competition

“Renewable energy towards a better future”

(For students in the age group of 16 - 19 years)

For more information please download following notices

Sinhala | Tamil | English

                    Deadline: 20th November 2014

 All Island Art Competition & Exhibition 2015 with Robbialac

                    Deadline:   30th September 2014

 Internet of Things (IoT) Developer Challenge

The Oracle Technology has launched the IoT developer Challenge.....more

                    Deadline:   30th May 2014

 All Island Essay Competition

(for School Students)

National Intellectual Property Office of Sri Lanka is organizing an all island essay competition for school students in Sri Lanka.....more

Deadline:   30th Jan 2014

CHOGM Online Test

(Sabaragamuwa Province)

Registration Open: 01/10/2013-14/10/2013



 Idea Challenge 2013

Follow the Online Course and Learn Android. Step into the World of Android with your own innovation and be a Winner in the end.... more

World Malaria Day

National Anti Malaria Campaign together with Ministry of Education has organized All Island Art Competition for school children...... more

             Deadline Extended to 10th May 2013 

  Inter School Drama Competition 2013

 Ministry of Education and Ministry of Culture of the Arts Collaborated with Tower Hall Theatre Foundation annually organize Inter School Drama Competition.....more

Deadline: 30th April 2013

International Mother Language Day

Department of Official Languages has organized All Island Essay Competition...... more

Deadline: 11th February 2013 Domain Registrations hits 2500

Domain name registrations under domain through the SchoolNet Online Domain Registration System hits 2500 on 21 December 2012

Public Lecture : Clean Energy Technologies for Social Development and Reduction of Poverty

5th July 2012 @ SLIIT - By Prof. I.M. Dharmadasa - Sheffied Hallam University - UK

Innovative Teachers and Students Competition 2012

Circular - Sinhala Tamil

Deadline extended up to 12th September 2012

SchoolNet Launches a Health Page on World Diabetes Day (14th November 2011)

Given the importance of Health to the School Community, SchoolNet in association with Diabetes Association of Sri Lanka has launched a Health Page. As the first step, the page will provide information about Diabetes, a disease which is slowly but surely affecting Children in Sri Lanka.

 National ICT Excellence Award 2009/10 - National and Provincial Winners Announced

After a length evaluation process, National and Provincial Winners have been announced. National winner gets Rs. 5 million worth of ICT equipment to upgrade their facilities. SchoolNet congratulates all the winners. Winning Schools can get detailed information about the list of ICT equipment they are entitled to through SchoolNet Administrator page.

Call for Applications for e-Swabhimani Awards

Deadline - 5th September 2011 - For More Information visit

Sri Lanka Canada Friendship Foundation Scholarship 2011

Call for Applications Application in Sinhala Instructions (Sinhala)

Announcement from Ministry of Education - Time Magazine Poll on 100 Most Influential People 2011

Ministry of Education wishes to draw the attention of the SchoolNet Community on the recent internationally acclaimed poll on most influential 100 people conducted by Time Magazine where H.E. the President of Sri Lanka is now ranked at 4th place. For further information, you may visit The 2011 Time 100 Poll .

Junior Inventor of the Year (JIY) 2011

Interactive Multimedia Educational Material for G.C.E O/L & A/L

Interactive Multimedia Educational Materials related to few key subjects in the G.C.E (O/L) - Grade 10 and Grade 11 G.C.E. A/L (Grade 12 and 13) are now available from SchoolNet. The subjects covered are Mathematics (O/L), Science (O/L), English (O/L), Agriculture (A/L), Geography (O/L) and History (O/L).


Mailing List Support now available for Schools


New WebMail Client at SchoolNet

Tired of using existing webmail clients @ SchoolNet Try SchoolNet RoundCube Webmail client and feel the difference. It is very fast and has a sleek interface that is similar to Thunderbird, Yahoo! mail.


Past Notices


Important Messages for SchoolNet Users


Theme of the week

It Always Seems Impossible Until It's Done.

Help Desk
SchoolNet National Help Desk:
011-2 650 650
011-2 650 652
011-7 650 600 - 7

Fax: 011-2650652

helpdesk [at] schoolnet [dot] lk

SLT Line Faults:
011-2 381 381
011-2 029 696 (VPN)

Dialog Line Faults:
011-7 100 200


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