Grade III of the Sri Lanka Planning Service – Public Service Commission

Closing Date – 2017.10.27

Open/ Limited Competitive Examination for Recruitment to

Grade III of the Sri Lanka Planning Service – 2017

The term “service” in this notification means the Sri
Lanka Planning Service (S.L.P.S)

1. Date of Examination :
The examination will be held in January 2018 in Colombo and Jaffna, by the Commissioner General of Examinations. Public Service Commission reserves the right to postpone or cancel this examination.

2. Number of employees to be appointed and the date
of appointment :
This will be determined in terms of the orders of the Public Service Commission


3. Condition of Service :
A candidate, selected subject to the General Conditions which govern the appointments of the
public service, conditions prescribed in the Minute of Sri Lanka Planning Service published in the Gazette Extraordinary of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka No. 1670/32 dated 10th September 2010, and the amendments made or will be made to the said Minute in the future, will be appointed to Grade III of Sri Lanka Planning Service. You are subjected to the policy decisions taken by the government with regard to the pension scheme you are entitled to.


4. Structure and monthly Salary scale
Monthly Salary scale as per SL 1-2016 of Public Administration Circular No. 03/2016 dated 01.01.2016,


The monthly salary scale:-
S L I- 2016 – Rs.47,615-10X 1335-8X1630-17X2170- Rs.110,895/-
(The salary is paid in line with the provisions in Public Administration Circular 03/2016 dated 25.02.2016 as mentioned in Schedule II of the same)

5. Qualifications:
5.1 Open Competitive Examination

(a) Educational Qualifications:

(i) Having obtained a degree with a first or second class from a university recognized by the University Grants Commission


(ii) Having obtained a degree from a university recognized by the University Grants Commission and a Post Graduate Diploma in a course of which the duration is not less than one year, awarded by a university recognized by University Grants Commission or by a training institution established by a Parliament Act.


(b) Physical Fitness:
Every candidate should be physically fit in all aspects to serve in any part of Sri Lanka.


(c) Other Qualifications:
(i) Should be a citizen of Sri Lanka

(ii) Should be of a good moral character

(iii) No candidate will be allowed to sit for Open Competitive Examination more than twice

(iv) Any person holding priesthood in any religious sect will not be eligible to sit for this examination

(v) A person will be treated as eligible to sit for the competitive examination for appointment to the service, only if the candidate has fulfilled all required qualifications referred to in Para 5.1

(a) as at 29th September 2017 (date on which the notification is published on the Gazette).

(d) Age:
Age should be not less than 22 years and not over than 28 years as at 29th September 2017 (date on which the notification is published on the Gazette).


More details Please Read this Gazette ( 2017.09.29 ) – Click here ( Sinhala / Tamil  )


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