If you have a degree in Science (B.Sc. degree in the relevant field) then you can apply for Open Competitive Examination for Recruitment to Posts which have fallen Vacant in Grade III of Sri Lanka Scientific Service – 2015.
You need a BSc degree in the relevant field to apply for this post.
For example in order to apply for Assistant Director (Research) post at Department of Export Agriculture you need following qualifications:
(a) Special Degree in Agriculture, Botany, Chemistry, Biology or Biometry with a class
from a university recognized by the University Grants Commission or a degree awarding institution recognized by the University Grants Commission ;
(b) General Degree with a class offering one of the following subjects viz. Agriculture, Botany, Chemistry, Biology or Biometry ;
(c) Having obtained a BSc. General Degree and a Post Graduate Degree in one of the following subjects: Agriculture, Botany, Chemistry, Biology or Biometry.
Candidate are selected based on results of a competitive Examination & Confirmation of candidate qualification through an interview.
The examination consists of two papers:
1. Intelligent Test – This question paper consists of 50 multiple choice questions to measure the ability of candidate on critical reasoning, general intelligence and marking decision.
2. General Question paper – A question paper to test the general knowledge on matters relating to political, social, cultural and economic environment of Sri Lanka, the matters important in national and international levels and the knowledge on national and international scientific and technical development. The question paper shall consist of two parts and the first part shall consist of question for short answers. The second part shall consist of semi structured questions.
Closing date of the applications is 15.07.2016.
How to apply?
Please check the details in Government Gazette (17 June 2016):