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Banking Assistants (Trainees)

at Central Bank of Sri Lanka

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The Central Bank of Sri Lanka is established under the Monetary Law Act, No 58 of 1949. We provide prudential and pro-active policy recommendations to the government with the highest degree of integrity and professionalism, earning respect for its objectivity and apolitical stance.

Our vision is to be a creditable and dynamic Central Bank contributing to the prosperity of Sri Lanka. Our mission emphasises maintaining economic and price stability and financial system stability support sustainable growth through policy stimulus, advice, commitment and excellence.

In doing so, the value maintained by us include commitment to inspirational leadership, transparency, accountability, integrity, commitment to professional competence, lifelong learning, knowledge sharing and innovation, consistency and accuracy, operational autonomy, continuous commitments to results and commitment to participatory work practice.

The Central Bank invites Smart, Intelligent Youngsters with Team Spirit to join its Team as

Banking Assistants (Trainees)

Citizens of Sri Lanka who possess the following qualifications are eligible to apply for the above post.

Eligibility Criteria:

Required Educational / Professional Qualifications:

  • Passed six subjects in G.C.E. O/L at one sitting with at least 5 B Passes including Mathematics and a Language (Sinhala, Tamil or English)

One of the following qualifications:

  • G.C.E.(A/L) with at least 3 C Passes in main subjects (excluding General English) at one sitting
  • Certificate in Banking and Finance (CBF)/Intermediate in Applied Banking & Finance (IABF) of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka (IBSL)
  • Certificate Level II of the Chartered Accountancy programme of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICA-SL)
  • Management Level of the Management Accountancy programe of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of UK (CIMA-UK)
  • Age between 19 and 23 years old as at the closing date of the applications (30 April 2015)

Terms and Conditions Relating to the Position

  • Training Period will be two (2) years and all inclusive fixed allowance of Rs.27,500/- per month will be paid during the training period.
  • Trainees will be considered to be absorbed as Management Assistants in Non-Staff Class Grade II to the permanent cadre  on successful completion of the training period.
  • An attractive remuneration package including usual fringe benefits will be offered upon absorption to the permanent cadre.
  • Selected applicants should be prepared to serve in Regional Offices of the Central Bank during the training period as well as after absorbing in to the permanent cadre in the Bank Service.

Selection Procedure:
Through a competitive examination conducted by the Department of Examinations of Sri Lanka and one or more interviews.

Application Procedure:
Those who possess the above qualifications and wish to apply, can submit their applications through the Central Bank website (http://www.cbsl.gov.lk) or submit duly filled applications in the prescribed format by registered post to reach the undersigned on or before 30th April 2015.

Applicants are highly encouraged to submit their applications online and refrain from submitting duplicates.

Instruction for Applicants who intend to submit applications by post:

  • Prescribed application forms could be downloaded from the Central Bank Website: http://www.cbsl.gov.lk
  • Application forms are also available at the Regional Offices of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka in Anuradhapura, Matale, Matara, Trincolmalee and Jaffna
  • You are required to indicate "Application for the Post of Banking Assistant (Trainee)" on the top left hand corner of the envelope.
  • Any application not in the prescribed format, received after the deadline or not duly completed will be rejected without any notice.

Applicants who do not possess the required qualifications as at the closing date will not be considered

Any form of canvassing will be a disqualification.

The Central Bank reserves the right to decide the number of positions to be filled or postpone / cancel the recruitment.

Director - Human Resources
Central Bank of Sri Lanka
No. 30, Janadhipathi Mawatha
Colombo 1

Telephone: 011 2477 330, 011 2477 206


Valid Until: Apr 30, 2015
Categorized Under:
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