5. Library Professionals (Assistant Librarian) in Grade ‘A’
(A) Job requirements: (i) Working knowledge of standard Library Software for House Keeping activities in the library such as cataloguing, acquisition and circulation, Serial Control, Subject Indexing, etc. (ii) Experience in computerised search techniques of both on-line and off-line database including retrieval of desired information through various search engines/ processes. (iii) Digitisation (developing digital library and metadata) and content management. (iv) Preservation and conservation of library materials.
(B) Eligibility Criteria:
(I) Educational Qualifications (as on January 01, 2022):
Essential: (i) Bachelor’s Degree in Arts/Commerce/Science and (ii) Master’s Degree in ‘Library Science’ or ‘Library and Information Science’ of a recognized University/ Institution.
Desirable: (i) Diploma in ‘Computer Applications’ from a recognized University or Institute (ii) Qualified in the national level test (NET/SLET/SET) conducted by the UGC or any other agency approved by the UGC (iii) Short term/ crash course on content management, viz. Joomla, Drupal, etc
(II) Experience (as on January 01, 2022):
Essential: Three years’ professional experience in a library under Central/ State Government/ Autonomous or Statutory organization/ PSU/ University or Recognized Research or Educational Institution or any major automated library.
(III) Age (as on January 01, 2022): A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years as on January 01, 2022 (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/01/1992 and not later than 01/01/2001).
Refer Para 11 below for relaxation in upper age limit for specified categories.
(C) Scheme of Selection: Selection will be through Interview of 100 marks. A preliminary screening of the applications will be carried out for making, if necessary, a short-list of eligible candidates to be called for the interview. The Board reserves the right to raise the minimum experience in order to restrict the number of candidates to be called for Interview, commensurate with the number of vacancies. Hence, merely fulfilling the minimum requirements laid down for the post would not automatically entitle any candidate for interview. The place and date of interview will be advised to the short-listed candidates in due course. Candidates shortlisted for the interview will have to submit self-certified scanned copies of documents in support of their eligibility on grounds of age, educational qualifications and work experience etc. at email ID firstname.lastname@example.org.