Applications are invited from the citizens of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka who possess the requisite qualifications to fill the following vacancy of the Sugarcane Research Institute at Uda Walawe.

1) Management Assistant (Accounts) – (MA 1-2) – 01 Position


External :
Three passes in GCE (A/L) with a credit in Accountancy in one sitting.


GCE (O/L) in 6 subjects in one sitting with four credit passes including in Sinhala/Tamil/English and Mathematics


Knowledge in computer applications (e.g., word processing, spreadsheet and presentations)

Internal :
GCE (O/L) in six subjects with four credits including in Sinhala / Tamil / English and Mathematics.


Minimum five years satisfactory service in a permanent post in the “Primary Level” – Skilled, Semi-skilled or Un-skilled.


Knowledge in computer applications (e.g., word processing, spreadsheet and presentations)

Salary Code and the Scales:

MA 1-2 -2016 – Rs. 27910 – 10 x 300 – 7 x 350 – 12 x 600 – 12 x 710 – 49080/-
(Present gross salary Rs. 34018.00)

Method of Selection:
Management Assistant (Accounts) On the results of a written competitive examination and a structured interview.

Age Limit (on the date of closing applications):
Should be not less than 18 years and not more than 45 years. The upper age limit will not apply to the internal candidates.

Other Benefits:
Medical benefits are available according to the prevailing rules of the Institute’s Medical Scheme.
Rent-free quarters will be provided, if available.

Provident Fund:
The employee will be required to contribute 10% of the salary to the Employees’ Provident Fund while the Institute will contribute 15%. The Institute will also contribute 3% to the Employees’ Trust Fund.

General Conditions:
Transferable to any part of Sri Lanka
Applications should be submitted with the copies of the certificate and relevant documents in the prescribed form by downloading from the Institute’s website, under registered post to reach the undersigned on or before 19th October 2017.

The post applied for should be clearly mentioned on the top-left hand corner of the envelope.

Applicants from Government Departments/Corporations/Statutory Boards should forward the applications through their respective Head of Department.
Non-conformity with this requirement will result in the application being rejected.

The Director,
Sugarcane Research Institute,
Uda Walawe

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