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

  1. 01.Registrar-01

Educational Qualifications:

External    :               A bachelor’s Degree from a university recognized by the U.G.C. and a postgraduate degree qualification in the relevant field


                                    Minimum of 15 years post qualifying experience in the relevant field at Managerial Level.

Internal     :               Minimum of five (05) years satisfactory service in a post in the Manager Category Grade I, in the subject area relevant to the post.

Note         :               Knowledge of Social Sciences will be an added qualification

Age         :                Age Should not be less than 35 years and not more than 55 years. The Upper age limit will not apply to the internal candidates.

Others       :                Every Applicant,

  1. i.Should be a citizen of Sri Lanka
  2. ii.Should be physically and mentally fit to discharge the duties of the post well and to serve in any part of the Island.
  3. iii.Should be of excellent moral character.

Salary Code & Salary Scale:           

HM 1-1   [Rs. 80,295- 15x2,270- 114,345/-]

[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 (I)]  

Other Benefits          

This post is permanent with entitlement to Employees` Provident Fund and Employees` Trust Fund.

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

An Official Bungalow in the institute premises is entitled for the post.

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 07on or before 26th July 2018. 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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