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Alert: Courses in Information Science

May 24, 2004 12:43 IST
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National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources
(Council of Scientific & Industrial Research) announces:

Information Science Courses

1. Associateship in Information Science 2004-06 (a two-year course equivalent to a master's degree in Library & Information Science recognised by the government of India & many universities).

Applications are invited for the 2004-2006 batch for the course commencing on September 1, 2004.

Eligibility: A minimum of 50 per cent aggregate marks in a master's degree; or four-year plus degree like BE/MBBS; or a bachelor's degree plus bachelor's in library science plus one year of relevant experience after B Lib Sc.

Selection: Twenty-five candidates based on the admission test (June 17, 2004) and interview (which will be held in the third week of July).

Test & interview centres: New Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore/ Mumbai.

Scholarships: There is a provision for scholarships up to 40 per cent of non-sponsored meritorious students at the rate of Rs 1,000 per month for a period of nine months.

How to apply: The prospectus and the application form can be obtained from the Head, ETTG, from May 6, 2004, onwards in person or by sending a self-addressed envelope (25cm x 20 cm size) affixed with Rs 25 worth of postage stamps. Also enclose a DD/postal order for Rs 100 drawn in favour of the director, NISCAIR, payable at New Delhi.

Prospectus and application form can also be downloaded from NSCAIR Web site,

The last date for the submission of the completed application forms is June 4, 2004.

2. Short-term courses during 2004-05

Topics: Information Technology for Information Management, Library Automation and Resource Sharing, Internet Access and Online Information Retrieval, Bibliometrics, Scientific Paper Writing, WINISIS & Electronic Publishing.

For details write to:
The Head,
14 Satsang Vihar Marg,
New Delhi -- 110 067

Phone: 011 - 2686 3521

Fax: 011 - 2686 2228


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