UPNG Centre of Excellence in Information Technology (CEIT)-Admissions Open for 2024

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The Center of Excellence in Information Technology (CEIT)  is a premier institution for training and the enhancement of IT skills is operated in collaboration with  the University of  Papua New Guinea under an initiative of the Government of PNG and the Government of India.

Admissions are now open for SPRINT 1, 2024 (March -May 2024)

Certificate Programs on Offer

  • Information Technology
  • Database Management
  • Network Security
  • Data Communication and Networking


  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Industry professionals, students and government officials are encouraged to apply.

To apply or for more information on the program fees, and schedule, visit : www.ceit.upng.ac.pg


The Centre of Excellence in IT is located at the University of Papua New Guinea’s Waigani Campus, Port Moresby, and offers a range of programs in ICT.

The center is an initiative of  the Government of Papua New Guinea and India to create a pool of knowledge, world-class IT professionals by providing training through it’s Professional Certificate Courses.

The University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) is the current implementing agency for the initiative on behalf of the two Governments.

Registration for SPRINT 1 closes on the 8th of March 2024

New Courses

Introducing our new Professional Short Course Programs

The Centre for Excellence in IT in collaboration with University of Papua New Guinea, now offers 2-week  Professional Short Courses

2-Week Professional Short Courses in;

Short Course Office Automation Tools

(Microsoft Office Applications, Data Analysis and Visualization using Tableau.

[Target Audience: Office/Administrative Staff, Clerks, Secretaries, etc)

Short Course Data Analytics

Data Analytics, Data Processing and Cleaning, Data Analysis, Reporting, Management and Visualization using Microsoft Excel and Tableau technologies

[Target Audience: Aspiring Data Scientists/Engineers/Analysists/Financial/Business Analysist.

Comprehensive Course on Understanding Containerization Technology

Containerization Technology, Virtualization vs Containerization, Containerization using Docker, Docker Swarm and Portainer technologies

[Target audience : Sever Administrators, DevOps Engineers, System Administrators, etc)

Course Duration: 2-Weeks (10 days)

This professional training aims to equip and enhance the skills and knowledge of industry professionals, Government Officials, or generally, the workforce for efficient productivity

To apply or for more information , fees , and schedule visit: www.ceit.upng.acpg

Professional Short Course Training commences on 19th February 2024

Intending candidates should apply through the website and pay the appropriate, stated fee to the following bank account:

Bank Name   :   Bank South Pacific (BSP)

Account Name:  UPNG Special Purpose Account

Branch Name:   Waigani Banking Centre

Account No:      1000583573

For any enquiries, please contact the Program Coordinator via E-mail: ceit@upng.ac.pg

Or phone:  326 7424 or 7351 2502

Note: This was a public notice by the released by UPNG to  the local media.