Closing Date: 2018-01-08
Ministry of Primary Industries
Department of Export Agriculture
Open Competitive Examination for Recruitment to the Post of Technical
Officer (Civil) of Class III of Sri Lanka Technological Service for
Department of Export Agriculture – 2017
Applications are hereby invited from the citizens of Sri
Lanka to fill the vacancies in the Post of Technical Officer
(Civil) of Class III of Sri Lanka Technological Service in the
Department of Export Agriculture.
02. The applicants should not be less than 18 years and
more than 30 years of age. The requirements related to the
age are deemed to have met only if the applicants dates of
birth fall on or before 08.01.2000 and on or after 08.01.1988.
03. This post is entitled to the monthly salary scale of
Rs. 31,040- 10 x 445 – 11 x 660- 10 x 730 -10 x 750 –
Rs. 57,550/- as per Public MN – 3- 2016 as at 01.01.2020.
Actions will be taken to pay salaries as per Administration
Circular No. is 03/2016.
04. This is a permanent and pensionable post. You will
be subject to policy decisions made by the Government on
this pension Scheme in the future. Further , you must make
contribution to the Widow/ Widower and Orphans’ pension
Scheme. Contribution to this fund must be made by you as
may be ordered by the Government from time to time.
05. It is essential that the applicants have fulfilled all
the basic Educational Qualifications and professional
qualifications mentioned below, by the closing date for
Should have passed the
G.C.E. (O/L) Examination in 06 Subjects with
Credits for Sinhala/ Tamil/ English Languages,
Science, Mathematics and any other subject at one
Should have passed the G.C.E. (A/L) Examination
in one sitting in three (03) Subjects including
any Two (02) Subjects from Combined Maths,
Chemistry, Physics, Civil Technology, Engineering
Technology and Science for Technology.
Professional Qualifications :
(i) National Diploma in Technology awarded by
The University of Moratuwa of Hardy Advanced
Technological Institute, Ampara.
(ii) The National Diploma in Engineering awarded by
the National Apprentice and Industrial Training
(iii) The Higher National Diploma in Engineering
awarded by the Ministry of Education and Higher
(iv) Diploma in Technology awarded by the Open
University of Sri Lanka
(v) Successful completion of Part 1 of the Engineering
Examination conducted by Sri Lanka Institute of
(vi) Completion of National Vocational Qualification
(NVQ) level 6 relevant to the field of profession
(vii) Any other Technical qualification recognized
by the Tertiary and Vocational Education
Commission as equivalent in all respects to
the above mentioned Technical qualifications,
following the opinions obtained by consulting the
Ministry of Higher Education and the institutes
issuing above mentioned Technical certificates.