Established in 1990, CINEC today is the only maritime institute in Sri Lanka that offers globally recognized highest qualifications for seafarers and one of the leading higher education institutes that provides its students world class education and training courses in diversified fields with a flexible and dynamic curriculum supported by state of the art facilities and training aids and global connections. CINEC offers its students ample internship and job opportunities upon completion of their academic and practical education.
The relentless pursuit of quality assurance in everything we have done for the past 26 years has earned us the National Quality Award for four consecutive five year periods. We are also the proud recipient of the awards for the “Best in Class” and a “World Class” educational institution at the Asia Pacific Quality awards.
Indika joined CINEC in 2009, firstly the engineering foundation and then I graduated in BEng (Hons.) Mechatronics with a first class.
I am very pleased with experience in CINEC. It was challenging, but very rewarding and i was able to reach the best aspects of mine.
I have many challenges in my life, but CINEC has given me a new hope. It has taught me how to face the challengers and go forward. CINEC gives me not only education but also a lot of opportunities. Now I look ahead with hope.
Capt. Prasanna Sedrick started his sea career on being selected for the second batch of Deck Cadets of CINEC way back in 1991. After completing his cadetship with London Ship Managers (through ALF Shipping), he successfully completed his different grades of Certificates of Competency ending with his Certificate of Competency as Master Mariner (Class 1-Unlimited) from UK. He then joined a private Maritime Training Academy as Principal.
I completed my secondary education at Nalanda College and having passed the Advanced level examination in mathematics stream in 1992, entered CINEC (previously known as Institute of Maritime Studies (IMS) in 1993.
After finishing my A/L s a St. Sylvester’s college – Kandy as a bio student in 1991 , I went to work at Hotel Galadari Meridien as a restaurant cashier since my A/L marks were insufficient to get into the university.