The Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology is a private non-profit degree awarding institute recognised under Universities Act, No. 16 of 1978 and established under Companies Act No. 07 of 2007 in Sri Lanka specialising in technology and management.It has two campuses and four regional centres, the main campus being based in Malabe and a Metropolitan Campus in Colombo.SLIIT is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and International Association of Universities, and has several partnerships with international universities.
SLIIT has two main campuses in the Western Province- a Metropolitan campus in central Colombo, and a flagship suburban campus at Malabe. The Malabe campus covers an area of about 10 ha (25 acres), making it the larger of the two campuses, and houses the faculties of Computing, Business and Engineering, as well as the main library. Located between Kaduwela and Malabe along the New Kandy Road, it is the only SLIIT campus with sporting facilities.