The All-Island Creative Writing Contest - 2009 conducted by AAT Sri Lanka

The Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka, popularly known as AATSL, the largest body of Middle Level Accountants in Sri Lanka, successfully conducted for the second time, the All Island Creative Writing Contest as one of its annual CSR Projects. This year the topic was "Sri Lanka to be a Place of Knowledge and Skills".

A large number of Students throughout the Island participated in the First Round of the Contest conducted in all three media on the above topic. From thousands of Creative Essays, 25 best essays from each medium Sinhala, Tamil and English were selected and the Final Round Test was conducted on May 2 at Prof.

Lakshman R. Watawala Auditorium of the AATSL with the participation of all 75 selected Students. AATSL conducts this Creative Writing Contest with the approval of the Ministry of Education. The participants are from schools and among G.C.E. (O/L) and G.C.E. (A/L) students island-wide.

The Contest is conducted in all three media Sinhala, Tamil and English and designed to kindle the interest of students to pursue knowledge in fields outside their classroom studies, and to inculcate creative ability in students.

It should be mentioned that being a premier Accountancy body, AATSL provides the best opportunity for G.C.E. (O/L) and (A/L) students to pursue higher education or to become Professional Accountants and to make their future brighter.

AAT Sri Lanka
The Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka is a Professional Accountancy body, established in 1987 on the initiative of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka on the guidelines issued by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).

AATSL produces Middle Level Accountants to meet the demands of middle level accounting/audit personnel in private and public sector organizations in the country. AATSL is the only institute in Sri Lanka, which records the active student population of over 39,000 and members ‘population of over 3,000.

The Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka is an Associate Member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA).

Examinations of AATSL
AAT Examinations are held at three levels namely; Foundation, Intermediate and Final, in all three media Sinhala, English and Tamil, twice a year in June and December.

The duration of each level is six months. AAT Examinations Centres are located island-wide.
This facilitates students to follow the AATSL Examinations at an affordable cost and to manage their time efficiently.

Also students can sit the examination at the closest Examination centre and carry out the activities.

Registration with AATSL
Students with six passes at the G.C.E (O/L) Examination are eligible to register with AATSL.
]AATSL examinations are most suited for students with G.C.E (O/L) and (A/L) - any subject stream qualifications.

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