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Commission Circular No: 751

27th April, 1999.


Vice-Chancellors of Universities,
Rectors of Campuses,
Directors of Institutes.



Your kind attention is invited to Commission Circulars Nos. 635, 680 and 722 issued in respect of payment for External Examinations.

The University Grants Commission at its 541st , 544th and 558 th meetings decided to revise the present rates of payment specified in Commission Circular Nos. 635, 680 and 722 issued in respect of payment for External Examinations as follows :

Position Present Rate Revised Rate
(for 3 hour Session inclusive of subsistence)
Supervisor 200.00 325.00***
Invigilator 120.00 250.00
Administrative Coordinator 150.00 250.00
Clerk 25.00 90.00
Hall Attendant 50.00 75.00

Supervisors who attend to External Examination duties in centers outside Colombo District - Rs.1000/- per day.

The Commission also decided that the above rates of payment will be applicable only in the instances where external exams are conducted in centers outside the University premises.

Payments to the Deans and Heads of Departments who handle the activities of the external degree programme .

Dean - Rs.7500/- (Annually)

Heads of Departments - Rs. 5000 /- (Annually)

The above rates are subject to a minimum of 50 students per examination.

The revised rates of payment will be effective from 01st January 2000.

( Prof. S. TILAKARATNA - Chairman )


  • Chairman/UGC
  • Vice-Chairman/UGC
  • Members of the UGC
  • Secretary/UGC
  • Deans of Falculties
  • Registrars of Universites
  • Financial Controller/UGC
  • Bursars of Universities
  • Librarians/SAL/AL of the Higher Educational Institutions/Institutes ;
  • Snr. Asst.Registrars/Asst.Registrars of HEIs /Campuses
  • Snr. Asst.Bursars/Asst.Bursars of HEIs/Campuses
  • Chief Internal Auditor/UGC
  • Govt. Audit Superintendents of Universities
  • Snr. Asst.Int. Auditors/Asst.Int.Auditors of HEIs
  • Secretaries of Trade Unions
  • Auditor-General

File No: UGC/HR/2/3/58