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University Grants Commission - Sri Lanka

Commission Circular No: 513

20th April, 1992.



Vice-Chancellors of Universities,
Directors of Institutes.
Directors of Affliated University Colleges



Your kind attention is invited to Commission Circular No.301 of 27th March 1985, and No. 438 of 20th April 1990, issued in respect of changes in the conditions of service and the schemes of recruitment of Engineering Teaching Assistants.

By Commission Circular No.301, a promotional - grade of Engineering Teaching Assistant, Grade I was created by placing them on a salary code made up on a combination of B-03 and B-04 scales. Bv Circular No. 438 dated 20th April 1990, provision was made to apply salary scales under BS codes to those who were in service on B-03 and B-06 salary scales after their next promotion (Engineering Teaching Assistants, Grade I & II ).

The UGC, having considered the recommendations of the Standing Committee on Engineering, has now decided -

(a) to convert the salaries of those who were in Grade I B-03 and B-04 to B-03 and B-03(a) salary scales with effect from 01st January 1989;

(b) that the conversion of B-03 salary scale to B-03(a) has to be done only with the recommendation of a Selection Committee approved by the Council;

(c) that Engineering Teaching Assistants, Grade II (B-06 as stated in Commission Circular No. 301) be given the same BS-02 salary scale given to other parallel grades, viz the salary scale of Rs. 3900-3x150-4350 (EB) 4950- 1 3x200-7500 /- p.m.

(d) to amend the schemes of recruitment for the posts of Engineering Teaching Assistant as in the annexed schedule.

The above decisions will be effective from 1st January 1989.

(Mrs CS Karunaratna - Secretary)


  • 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/AC/3/1/3(b)