Bachelor of Engineering Technology Honours Degree Programmes will be accredited by the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL). IESL oversees the Engineering Profession in Sri Lanka, and in accordance with its Charter and provisions of the Act No. 17 of 1968 is empowered to admit to membership, classify and confer titles indicating the professional standing of its members. Engineering Technology Degrees will be considered under the Sydney Accord standards which is and international agreement between bodies responsible for accrediting Engineering Technology Academic Programmes. The Accord acknowledges that accreditation of these academic programmes is a key foundation for the practice of engineering technology in each of the countries or territories covered by the Accord.