Statistical Officer

Department of Census and Statistics

Open Competitive Examination for Recruitment of Statistical Officer Grade II of the Department of Census and Statistics- 2018 (2019)

Designation of Post:- Statistical Officer

A Degree from a University recognized by University Grants Commission including at least one of the following subjects: Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Demography, Geography or Sociology.

Subjects, medium and pass marks of the examination: Recruitment examination is a written test consisting of 2 question papers with following subjects. To qualify from the written test, one should obtain at least 40% marks for each subject. The examination will be held in Sinhala, Tamil, and English language. Answers for both question papers should be given in one language.

(a) Aptitude test
Aptitude: Time duration 1 hour .Total marks 100. In this paper the applicant is tested for his/her logical thinking ability. This
paper consists of multiple choice and short answered questions. Answers should be provided to all questions.

(b) General knowledge
General knowledge : Time duration 1 hour.
Total marks 100. This paper aims to assess the knowledge of the applicants on nationally and internationally significant current events and new scientific and technological findings. This paper consists of multiple choice and short answered questions. 

Answers should be provided to all questions.

Salary Scale:- MN- 5-2016, Rs.34,605- 10x660- 11x755 - 15x 930 - Rs. 63,460(Monthly).

Closing Date:- 12.04.2019

Commissioner General of Examinations,
Organization and Overseas examination branch,
Department of Examinations in Sri Lanka,

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