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Establishment Circular Letter No. 14/2008

24  December, 2008


Vice-Chancellors of Universities,
Rectors of Campuses,
Directors of Institutes.



Your reference is drawn to the letter No. UGC/HR/2/3/106 of 09th October 2006 on the subject of  reckoning the period of service as Intern Medical Officer of the Ministry of Health for the purpose of appointment   (by  open advertisement)  or promotion  to the post of Senior Lecturer Grade II  (Medical).

The Commission at its 756th meeting held on 22.05.2008 has decided to extend the same provision for recruitment to the post of University Medical Officer as well.  Therefore, the Higher Educational Institutions/Institutes may consider the period of service as Intern Medical Officer for the purpose of reckoning the required period of experience for appointment to the post of University Medical Officer.

Please take action accordingly.


(Prof.Gamini Samaranayake)


1.    Chairman's Office/UGC           
2.    Vice-Chairman/UGC 
3.    Members of  the UGC             
4.    Secretary/UGC            
5.    Deans of Faculties            
6     Registrars of Universities              
7.    Financial Controller/UGC              
8.    Bursars of Universities             
9.    Librarians/SAL/AL of the Higher Educational Institutions/ Institutes.              
10.   Deputy Registrars/ Snr. Asst. Registrars/ Asst. Registrars of Campuses/Institutes             
11.   Deputy Bursars/ Snr. Asst. Bursars/Asst. Bursars of Campuses/Institutes   
12.   Chief Internal Auditor/UGC              
13.   Govt. Audit Superintendents of Universities              
14.   Snr. Asst. Int. Auditors/Asst. Int. Auditors of HEIs              
15.   Secretaries of Trade Unions              
16.   Auditor-General

File  No. UGC/HR/2/3/113