Welcome to the Establishments Branch  (Academic & Non-Academic)

Our main objectives are to help all our staff members to achieve their personal and professional goals as they work towards achieving the university Mission/ Vision and its strategic goals and objectives.

The Establishments Branch supports the Human Resource needs of the university and works with them to maintain organizational vitality through effective and efficient administration of the functions which include, but are not limited to the following:

Key Functionalities 

Maintaining Cadre Details

Maintaining records of approved cadres, new cadre proposals, change of cadres and university cadre planning.

Maintaining of Personal Records

Development and maintenance of personal files of all Staff, upkeep the annual leave records of all staff.

Recruitment and Employment

Supports the University in administering the recruitments, appointments, confirmations, promotions, grant of increments, accepting resignations, terminations, etc.

Performance Evaluation

Handles the performance appraisal of all staff members of the university and process the payment of salary and annual increments.

Benefits Programs

Administer University Health Insurance Scheme, making these programs available to employees and assisting employees claims and obtaining beneficiary coverage. Process the release of UPF, release of pension and release of gratuity payments.

Training and Development

Assisting to obtain scholarships and to follow staff development programs organized by the MOHE/UGC/ERD/other Universities to all staff members by circulating relevant circulars & information. Accepting and forwarding applications.

Compliance with state and commission regulations

Ensure the university comply with UGC Act/ Commission and Public Administration Circulars/ Procedures/ Letters/ instructions

Statutory Bodies

Handle matters to council / Leave and Awards committee / Management committee and placing memos on staff matters and implement decisions and take follow-up actions.

Statistical information

Updating/ Providing information to the University Grants Commission/ Government Departments.

Disciplinary matters of employees

Trade Union Matters

Any Other Matters assigned related to the employees



Deputy Registrar / Establishments

Tel No: 024 22 25143

Fax No: 024 22 22265

email: esta@vau.ac.lk