University Grants Commission - Sri Lanka

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Commission Circular No: 701

11th February 1997

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


Your attention is invited to Commission Circular No.657 dated 19th December 1995 on the above subject.

The University Grants Commission at its 482nd meeting held on 15th November 1996 has decided to extend the concession of obtaining one appointment/promotion under the schemes of recruitment which existed immediately prior to the issue of Commission Circular No.440 and 512 to Assistant Secretaries/Assistant Registrars/Assistant Accountants/Assistant Bursars/Assistant Internal Auditors appointed under the old scheme of recruitment laid down in the advertisement dated 23/02/1990.

It has been further decided that any Officer who had been promoted to the post of Senior Assistant Secretary/Senior Assistant Registrar/Senior Assistant Accountant/Senior Assistant Bursar/Senior Assistant Internal Auditor in terms of the provisions of Commission Circular No.668 of 13th February 1996 on the basis of personal to the holder is not entitled to this concession. Further they too should seek promotion on the basis of schemes of recruitment which are valid after the date of their promotion on the basis of personal to the holder.

The above amendments are in force with effect from 15th November 1996.

Please bring this to the attention of the Officers of the above categories attached to your univbersity/Campus/Institute.

(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/2/3/160