I. The candidate must be a Sri Lankan citizen
II. The candidate must have obtained a degree relevant to the particular field of subjects from a university recognized by the University Grant Commission
III. The candidate must have the permanent residency in the Southern province for three years preceding the closing date of applications
The permanent residency of the spouse for three years in the Southern province with at least one year permanent residency of the candidate.
IV. If the residency in the Southern province has been changed the candidate must have at least one year permanent residency in the particular division – (confirmation of the residency according to the register in the election office.)
V. The applicant should possess an excellent character and should have a sound mental and physical condition.
VI. The applicant shouldn’t be less than 18 years and more than 35 years of age by the closing date of application.