Vocational Guidance & Counseling – Department of Technical Education & Training

info@dtet.gov.lk

+94 112 421 580

Vocational Guidance & Counseling

At present it is felt that Vocational Guidance and Counseling Service is of vital importance in order to project into future of 100 year old Technical Education with a view to increase the productivity and efficiency. About 170,000 students appear annually at the GCE (Advanced Level) and out of this, about 12,500 students can enter the respective Universities. The balance of about 157,500 students should be provided with Technical & Vocational Training to suit job markets.Today it is necessary to have a service of Vocational Guidance and Counseling as a mean to help the youth who are depressed for not getting an opportunity to enter the universities has been realized.