Applications are called for the following posts from suitably qualified candidates who are citizens of Sri Lanka.

  1. Library Assistant          -        02

Qualifications & Experience

            Educational:  (a)  Having passed the G.C.E. (O/L) examination in six   subjects

                                          in one sitting   with credit passes for four subjects including

  1. Sinhala/Tamil
  2. English Language
  3. Maths


                                      (b) Having achieved the performance level required to    follow a tertiary education course by passing the required number of subjects other than the ‘General Paper’ at the G.C.E.(A/L) Examination . 

Vocational :               Level 1 Diploma in Library and Information Technology of

                                    Sri Lanka Library Association or equivalent.


One (01) year experience in the relevant field.

Age             :                 Should be not less than 18 years and not more than 45 years.

                                    The upper age limit will not apply to the internal candidates.

Salary Code & Salary Scale:

MA 2-2: [Rs. 30,310 – 10x300 – 7x350 – 4x600 – 20x710 – 52,360/-]  

(This payment in the above salary scale will be implemented in stages up to 01.01.2020, as per the schedule II of Management Services Circular No. 02/2016)

Other Benefits (For all posts) 

The candidates should required to contribute 10% and the institute will contribute 15% for Employee Provident Fund (EPF) and 3% for Employee Trust Fund (ETF) of the salary.

In addition to the salary, the government approved Cost of Living and Special Allowances will be paid. A medical scheme is also available for the institute staff.

Duly completed applications together with the certified copies of the proofs of relevant educational qualifications, experience along with the names and contact details of two non-related referees should be sent by registered post to reach the Director, Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute, 114, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 07, on or before 22nd  July 2019. The post applied for should be clearly written on the top left-hand corner of the envelope.  Application forms can be obtained during office hours from the Registrar Office or can be downloaded from the website.  Full details are available at

Applicants in government corporations/ statutory bodies/ public sector institutions should forward their applications through their respective heads of institutions.

Director/Chief Executive Officer

Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research & Training Institute

114, Wijerama Mawatha

Colombo 07.

011 - 2696981



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