Open Competitive Examination for Recruitment to Sri Lanka Foreign Service

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If you have a degree from a recognized University, or a foreign degree recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) you can apply for Open Competitive Examination for Recruitment to Grade III of The Sri Lanka Foreign Service. You should be between 22 to 32 years of age. Public servants below 40 years of age can also apply for this examination.

Members to the foreign service are selected once in few years by an examination. The selected candidates will follow a training program at the Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute and the Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration. Foreign service also has similar recognition to Civil Service officers, however Foreign service officers are dealt with foreign affairs.

Sri Lanka Foreign Service

Sri Lanka Foreign Service

Open Competitive Examination for Recruitment to Grade III of The Sri Lanka Foreign Service – 2013 (2014)
Closing date of Applications – 31 January 2014
Details and applications can be obtained from Sri Lanka Gazette of 27 November 2013.
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  1. Gayy December 8, 2014 at 7:35 am -  Reply

    when will be released the foreign service exam result.

  2. gapp December 7, 2014 at 1:30 am -  Reply

    when will be released exam result

  3. gayy November 13, 2014 at 10:29 am -  Reply

    nm m kssdede

  4. Lakshi July 22, 2014 at 9:13 am -  Reply

    Shall I give examination data assistant past papers?

    Thank you….

  5. herath July 18, 2014 at 10:35 am -  Reply

    shall I give Examination department’ data assistant past papers?

    thank You

  6. Chapa June 7, 2014 at 9:53 am -  Reply

    Slas civil Sevice gazette karanne kawadda?

  7. Suns March 24, 2014 at 2:26 am -  Reply

    I also want to know whether there are classes in English medium for this exam. If ,pl let me know.

    Thank you

  8. Ayoma Gunathilake March 21, 2014 at 10:49 am -  Reply

    Please let me know if there is a place where they conduct classes in English medium for the foreign services exams.

    Thank you

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