The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) was established in 1976 in Sri Lanka by a group of dedicated professionals including the three leading Computer Firms for the purpose of promoting Information and Communication Technology and professionalism among those engaged in the field of Information and Communication Technology, and of maintaining the highest professional standards among the Information and Communication Technology fraternity.
The Computer Society of Sri Lanka was registered and incorporated as a Limited Liability Company under the Companies Act, No.17 of 1982 on the 14th August 1987.
Objectives of the society
The primary objectives of the society are:
- To promote and develop the science of Information Technology and foster and maintain investigations and research into the best means and methods of developing and applying such science and to encourage, increase, disseminate and promote knowledge, education and training and the exchange of information and ideas in respect of all questions relating thereto or connected therewith:
- To provide an Organization for professionals in Information Technology and by means of examinations and other methods of assessment to test the skills and knowledge of persons desiring to enter the profession.