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Recruitment to Government Translators Service is made purely from those who become qualified at an interview for verification of qualifications on the basis of the results of a competitive examination conducted by the Commissioner General of Examination on behalf of Secretary, Public Services Commission/ Cabinet of Ministers. 75% out of the total vacancies existing in Class I and 60% of the total vacancies in Special Class shall be recruited.
The method of application shall be published in the government Gazette by an exam notification
Minimum Qualifications for the Service
Class 1 – Shall be a citizen of Sri Lanka , Be not below 21 years and not above 40 years of age on the last day of the month preceding the month in which the closing date for applications falls( The age limit shall not be applicable for permanent officers in public or provincial public service) a having obtained a degree from of a recognized university or a degree in law, or passing Advanced Diploma in Commerce of a recognized technical college or polytechnic college or Advanced National Diploma in Management of the Open University or : National Diploma in Technology of the University of Moratuwa. Minimum educational qualification shall be a Credit pass for the Second Language at G.C.E. (O/L) or any other equivalent examination, or any other higher qualification in Second Language and a Credit pass for First Language.
For Special Grade
Having completed an 08 years of satisfactory period of service in permanent and any Grade in the Translators Service
Service minutes and related circulars
|Current service minutes|
|Translators' service minute||-||No 829/7||-||1994.07.26||[ 135 KB ]
|Translators' service minute - Revision No. 01||No 1594/2||-
||2009.03.23||[ 428 KB ]
|Translators' service minute||-||No 15,011/2||-||1972.05.20|
|Translators' service minute||-||No 249/15||-||1983.06.14|
Abolition of Class II of the Translators Service Public Administration Circular 01/2002