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National Library Kolkata Internship Program Admission 2017


National Library Internship Program 2017-18

National Library, Kolkata, invites applications from The ‘Young Professional Graduates from Library & Information Science as LIS Interns’ for the year 2017-18
Category: National Library Intern in language division (Assames/ Bengali/ Gujarati/Hindi/Kannada/ Malayalam/Marathi/ Odia/ Punjabi/ Tamil/ Telgu/ Urdu/ English)
No. of Interns Requirement: 25 (twenty five)
Duration: One (1) Year from the date of engagement by each Intern
Financial Aid: The amount paid to the ‘LIS Intern’ is to be treated as ‘Stipend’. Rs.25,000/- (Rupees twenty five thousand only) per LIS Interns as Stipend shall be paid. The amount includes the medical insurance policy of the candidate
Candidate must obtain compulsory medical insurance policy during the period of LIS Internship
Intern Job Descriptions
Typical areas of responsibility for Interns includes
Entry in MARC 21 format Cataloging of books/ serials / other materials
Classification / Circulation system/ Preservation of materials
Acquisition System, DB Act System, Sorting section etc
Stack area /Books/ Newspaper receiving section etc.
Organization of materials and data, including indexing and abstracting
Reference services/ Reading Room/ E-resource centre/ bibliographic section
Activities for specific groups (children and young adult reading and storytelling activities; outreach to researchers and scholars; information assistance to individuals with a disability)
Other special sectional/divisional works as and when required.
Attending / organizing NL regular seminar/ workshop/ exhibition etc. would work in every section of the National Library including office administration/accounts for exposure
Visit to other Libraries/ MoC organizations
Eligibility Criteria
Applicant must have obtained 1st class Master Degree / MS in Library & Information Science or its equivalent on or after 01st January; concerned language must have been studied at intermediate (10+2) / graduation level as one subject
Age limit
Below 35 years from the date of advertisement
Selection Criteria
All applications would be scrutinized and short-listed basing on merit [highest percentage at Master of Library & Information Science, BLISC, Graduation, 12th Standard and 10th Standard] by a Screening / Selection Committee
Only short listed candidates need to submit self attested copies of all certificates (DOB, Education qualification etc.)
The short-listed candidates would be called for Interview on 1:10 basis.  Second Class to and fro Railway / Bus (Govt.) fare would be reimbursed from their place of residence or actual journey undertaken whichever is lower for attending Interview
They will be assigned the marks basing on merit [Academic Qualifications, Professional Qualifications and Interview]
Marks will be assigned as follows:
Total marks assigned = 100 marks
(i) Academic Qualification = 25 marks
(ii) Professional Qualification = 40 marks
(iii) Interview = 35 marks
How to Apply
Interested candidates can send their filled-in application form to the Director General, National Library, 1, Belvedere Estate, Alipore, Kolkata-700027
One candidate can apply for one language (subject) only. Candidates applying for more than one language (subject) will not be considered and both their applications will be rejected
Application must be forwarded through the Head, Department of Library & Information Science from their degree awarded universities/institutions as per the format www.nationallibrary.gov.in. Application without the recommendations of the Head, Dept. of Library & Information Science will be summarily rejected
Important Dates
Last Date for Submission of Application: 31st October 2017
National Library Kolkata
Govt. of India (Ministry of Culture), National Library, Kolkata, Director General, National Library, 1 Belvedere Estate, Alipore, Kolkata-700027, Email: nldirector@rediffmail.com, Website www.nationallibrary.gov.in


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