University Grants Commission - Sri Lanka

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Commission Circular No: 762

26th April, 2000.


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



Your kind attention is invited to Commission Circulat No.656 of 19th December 1995 on the above subject.

The University Grants Commission at its 556th meeting held on 11 th February 2000, accepted the recommendation of the Inter University Committee on the Teaching of English that the hourly rate paid to English Instructors be increased from Rs.125/- to Rs.250/- per hour and working hours will be limited to 15 hours per week as laid down by Commission Circular No. 656 of 19.12.1995.

Accordingly, the rates applicable to the visiting staff with effect from 01st March 2000 are given below :-

(1) Postgraduate Courses Rate (per hour) Rs.
Lecture 500/-
Practicals 250/-
(2) Undergraduate Courses
Lecture 300/-
Practicals 150/-
(3) Pre-University Courses
Lecture 150/-
Practicals 100/-
(4) Visiting Instructors
(Other than English Instructors) 150/-
(5) Visiting Instructors in English
(i)Those recruited on the hourly rate 250/-
(ii)Those recruited on contract basis for the Intensive Course in English 5000/- ( per month )

Working hours of the category (5)(i) above will be limited to 15 hours a week.

A person recruited on (5)(ii) above should work for not less than 25 hours a week.

Travelling will be paid in terms of the existing Government rates.

Please take action accordingly.

( Prof. S. TILAKARATNA - Chairman )


  • Chairman/UGC
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  • Members of the UGC
  • Secretary/UGC
  • Deans of Faculties
  • Registrars of Universites
  • Financial Controller/UGC
  • Bursars of Universities
  • Librarians/SAL/AL of the Higher Educational Institutions/Institutes ;
  • Snr. Asst.Registrars/Asst.Registrars of HEIs/Campuses
  • Snr. Asst.Bursars/Asst.Bursars of HEIs/Campuses
  • Chief Internal Auditor/UGC
  • Govt. Audit Superintendents of Universities
  • Snr. Asst.Int. Auditors/Asst.Int.Auditors of HEIs
  • Secretaries of Trade Unions
  • Auditor-General

File No: UGC/HR/2/3/58


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