Skilling Program for
HND Students
Applications Open

HCL in collaboration with ESOFT has designed a unique fee-based training and hiring program for students with the following eligibility:

1. Completed their A-levels
2. Pursuing their Higher National Diploma (HND).

At the end of the 12-month training and hiring program, the student is assured an entry-level Software Engineer / IT Analyst job at HCL. You can continue to pursue your under-graduate education while working at HCL.

Program Highlights

  • Assured full-time IT job at HCL after 12 months of training
  • Training at ESOFT
  • Opportunity to continue undergraduate studies while working at HCL
  • Stipend of LKR 13,500 per month during apprenticeship
  • Starting Salary – LKR 360,000 per annum
  • Upto LKR 300,000 as higher education allowance


  • You should have completed GCE A level in 2010 or later with no standing arrears
  • You should be pursuing 1st / 2nd year of HND program
  • You should be a resident of Sri Lanka. Address proof is mandatory. Accepted proofs – NIC / Bank Passbook / License or Passport
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Selection Process

  • Aptitude test (CoCubes)
  • Interview
  • Document Verification and Offer Roll Out

How to apply?

  • Step 1: Register your details in the Apply Now form available on this page.
  • Step 2: Receive a call from ESOFT / HCL team. Schedule your test and Interview dates

For any questions you may have about your eligibility or the recruitment process for the Associate position at HCL Sri Lanka, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Training Fee LKR 200,000 (inclusive of taxes)