For public servants:
Official Language Proficiency exam
All arrangements have been finalised to hold the Official Language
Proficiency examination for public servants by the Department of
Examinations in collaboration with the Official Language Department, a
Senior Official told the Daily News yesterday.
According to him, the official languages( Sinhala and Tamil )
proficiency of public servants will be measured at three skill levels
primary, secondary and special by a islandwide examination.
Applications have already been called for the written examination
which will be accepted up to August 21, 2009. The respective written
test will be conducted by the Examinations Department in November this
year. The oral test will be conducted in due course, the official added.
Applications could be submitted to the Examinations Commissioner
General, Sri Lanka Examination Department, Planing and Foreign
Examination Branch, Sri Lanka Examinations Department, Pelawatte,
Battaramulla, through Heads of the Department under registered post.
A test to measure the English Language proficiency of public servants
will be held subsequently, he said.
More details could be obtained through the department website
www.languagesdept,gov.lk or calling telephone numbers 0112889506 and