Recruitment for Librarian Post at Madras Institute of Development Studies : Last Date 27/11/17

The Madras Institute of Development Studies

[An interdisciplinary Social Science Research Institute within the framework of the ICSSR and with a research focus on development studies] Invites applications for the post of Librarian [General Category]

Essential Qualification: A Master’s Degree in Library Science/Information Science/Documentation with 15 years of experience in a reputed national level Research Institute / University in the cadre of Assistant Librarian/Deputy Librarian.

Experience: Working knowledge of integrated house-keeping software and digital library software such as GSDL or D-space, ability to network with other libraries for resource sharing activities.  Should have excellent communication skills in English, ability to independently draft notes for the meeting, minutes, letters, circulars, etc and ability to work with diverse set of users and colleagues.

Desirable: M.Phil/Ph.D in Library Science/Information Science. Specialised course in Computer Applications and Networking related to the Library. Working experience in Libraries in Social Science Institutions.

Scale of Pay: Rs.15600-39100 + GP of Rs.5400 [Based of 6th Pay Commission] with allowances as per Institute’s rules.   

Note :

  • Every applicant is required to provide the names and addresses of two referees not associated with MIDS.
  • If previously employed, a letter of good conduct and no objection from the last place of employment to be submitted.
  • The last date for receipt of application including names of referees will be 27th November 2017.
  • The application should be filled in the prescribed format available in the MIDS website [] or by writing to MIDS at, along with the recent curriculum vitae should be sent to “The Director, Madras Institute of Development Studies, 79, Second Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai 600 020” in a sealed envelope superscribing, “Application for the Post of Librarian” and a soft copy of the same should be sent through e-mail to

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