|Post||Principal Library and Information Officer|
|Ministry/Administration||Ministry of Culture|
|Organisation||National Library, Kolkata|
Number of Posts and Reservation
|Pay Scale||Rs.123100-215900/- in Level-13 in revised Pay Matrix. Group ‘A’ (Gazetted), GCS (Non-Ministerial).|
|Age||Not exceeding 50 years as on normal closing date. Not exceeding 50 years for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates as on normal closing date in respect of the vacancies reserved for them. Not exceeding 50 years for other Backward Classes candidates as on normal closing date in respect of the vacancies reserved for them. Relaxable for regularly appointed Central/U.T Government Servant upto Five years as per instructions/orders issued by Govt. of India from time to time. For age concession applicable to some other categories of applicants, please see relevant paras of the ‘Instructions and Additional Information to Candidates for Recruitment by Selection.’|
|Essential Qualificaiton (s)||
(i) Master’s degree of a recognized university or equivalent
(ii) Master’s degree in Library Science of a recognized university/institute or Equivalent
Note Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the Union Public Service Commission for reasons to be recorded in writing, in case of candidates otherwise well qualified.
Twelve years working experience in a recognized library including experience in administration.
Note- The qualifications(s) regarding experience is/are relaxable at the discretion of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for reasons to be recorded in writing in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes if, at any stage of selection, the UPSC is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates from these communities possessing the requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the vacancies reserved for them.
|Desirable Qualificaiton (s)||
(a) Doctorate degree of a recognized university or
(b) Five years experience in computerization/modernization of a recognized library.
|Duty(ies)||Prepares plans and projects for development of the Library including its annual action plans supervises activities of the Library & Information Officer under them and guide them to execute plans and projects of the Library.|
|Head Quarter||National Library, Kolkata.|
|Other Details||The post is Permanent, Classification of Post – GCS, Group ‘A’, Gazetted, Non-Ministerial.|
|Any Other Conditions|
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