University Grants Commission - Sri Lanka

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Commission Circular No: 767

23rd June, 2000.


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



Your kind attention is invited to the Scheme of Recruitment of the post of Senior Instructor in Social Work stipulated in Commission Circular No.502 of 2nd January 1992.

In order to maintain uniformity in the qualifications required for promotion to Senior Instructor in Social Work with the other parallel grades categorized under BS-01 salary code it has been decided to amend the existing Scheme of Recruitment of the post of Senior Instructor in Social Work as given in the annexed schedule.

The amended Scheme of Recruitment is effective from 01st May 2000.

Please take action accordingly.

( Prof. S. TILAKARATNA - Chairman )


  • Chairman/UGC
  • Vice-Chairman/UGC
  • 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

Post and Salary Code Method Of Recruitment Qualifications
Senior Instructor in social work
BS - 01
By Promotion

Selection by Interview
(I) An Instructor in Social Work with at least 02 years service after obtaining precribed Postgraduate qualifications* and who has 12 years in the grade of Instructor in Social Work.


(II) Instructor in Social Work who has served 01 year at the maximum of the salary scale or served a period of 16 years in that grade.
**Such as Master's Degree in social Work related to an area in Psychiatry or Mental Heath.