Vacancies at University Grants Commission


UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION
VACANCIES IN THE UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION AND HIGHER

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS/INSTITUTES

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the following posts in the Higher Educational Institutions/ Institutes. The persons appointed will be expected to make a significant contribution to the management of Higher Educational Institutions/ Institutes.

POST OF ASSISTANT SECRETARY/ ASSISTANT REGISTRAR

QUALIFICATIONS
(a)           Should possess a Degree with First or Second Class from a recognized University / Higher Educational Institute.

OR

(b)           Should possess a Degree with a Postgraduate Degree / Postgraduate Diploma in
Administration/ Management from a recognized University/ Higher Educational Institute.

* Please submit a single application for both posts mentioned under this category.

SELECTION CRITERIA

(i)             Selections will be made in order of merit which will be decided on the basis of
aggregate marks of a written examination (75% marks will be allocated ) and a
structured interview (25% marks will be allocated)
(ii)            The eligible applicants are required to pass a written examination covering the
following areas ;­
Paper I      IQ and reasoning
Paper II     Management Competencies
Paper III    English Language
 (iii)          The candidates who have obtained 40% marks or above from each of the above papers
will be summoned for a structured interview of which the pass mark is also 40%.
POST OF ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT! ASSISTANT BURSAR! ASSISTANT

INTERNAL AUDITOR

QUALIFICATIONS

1.             Pass in the final II examination of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka or its equivalent

OR

2. (a) (i) Should possess a special degree in Accounting from a recognized University / Higher Educational Institute

OR

(ii) Should possess a degree from a recognized University! Higher Educational Institute with a pass in the Intermediate level Examination of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka or its equivalent.

OR

(iii) Should possess a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy (HNDA) of Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological trlucation (SLIA TE) or its predecessor.

AND

(b) Two (02)        years of working experience in Accounting IAuditing in a Government/State corporation or reputed private sector organization.

*Please submit a single application/or all posts mentioned under this category.

SELECTION CRITERIA

(i)             Selections will be made in order of merit which will be decided on the basis of
aggregate marks of a written examination (75% marks will be allocated) and a
structured interview (25% marks will be allocated)
 (ii) The eligible applicants are required to pass a written examination consisting of the
following areas ;­
Paper I    IQ and reasoning
Paper II   Accounting & Finance
Paper III English Language
(iii)           The candidates who have obtained 40% marks or above from each of the above papers will be summoned for a structured interview of which the pass mark is also 40%.

SALARY

U- EX I(II) Rs. 26020- 3x585- 27775 (EB) 28420- 12x645 - 36160/- p.m.
In addition the Government approved allowances will be paid.

GRATUITY

Gratuity payments will be in accordance with the provisions of the payment of Gratuity Act
No.12 of 1983.

PROVIDENT FUND & PENSION BENEFITS

Ten percentum (10%) of the salary will be credited by the employee and fifteen percentum (15%) of the salary by the employer of which 8% of the salary will be credited to the Universities Pension Scheme and seven percentum (7%) to the Universities Provident Fund by the employer.

EMPLOYEES TRUST FUND BENEFIT

Three percentum (03%) of the salary by the employer.

NOTES:
(i)   An Application Processing Fee of Rs. 1000/- should be paid for each application. This payment should be made to the credit of the UGC Collection Account No.0002323287 at Torrington Branch of the Bank of Ceylon by filling in the paying-in­ voucher for payment of cash to the UGC. Every application should be accompanied by the counterfoil of the paying-in-voucher authenticated by the seal of the above
mentioned bank and the signature of an Authorised Officer on such counterfoil. It should be paid before the closing date of applications and should be pasted in the relevant cage of the application form. This is a non-refundable payment. It is advisable to keep a photocopy of the receipt with the candidate. Application submitted without this receipt will not be entertained.
(ii)            It is essential to mention the medium III which the candidate intends to sit the
examination.
(iii)           Candidate's signature in the application from should have been attested by a Principal
of a Government School, a Justice of Peace, Commissioner of Oaths, Attorney-at-Law,
Notary Public, Commissioned Officer in the Armed Force or an Officer holding a
permanent post in Public Service whose annual initial salary is more than
Rs. 240,360.00.
(iv)          Application forms could be obtained from the Additional Secretary! Human Resources
of the UGC by hand or by post sending a self addressed stamped envelop 9"x4" in size
before 12.07.2013. Application forms could also be downloaded from the UGC Web
Site www.ugc.ac.lk
(v)           Duly completed applications should be forwarded with copies of relevant certificates
under Registered Cover indicating the post applied for on the top left hand corner of the
envelop to reach the Additional Secretary/ Human Resources, University Grants
Commission, No. 20, Ward Place, Colombo 07, on or before 18.07.2013.
(vi)          Candidates in the service of the University Grants Commission and Higher
Educational Institutions/ Institutes, Government Departments, State Corporations
and Statutory Bodies should channel their applications through the Heads of the
respective Institutions.
(vii)         Successful candidates should be prepared to serve at the Higher Educational
Institutions/ Institutes to which he/ she is posted at least during the period of
probation.
 (viii) The Commission reserves the right to short list the candidates.
(ix) Applications received after the closing date/incomplete applications/ not in conformity
with the above requirements will be rejected.

CHAIRPERSON

University Grants Commission
No.20, Ward Place
Colombo 07.
17.06.2013

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