Supreme Court of India Recruitment of Chief librarian – 2014

By | April 19, 2014

F.6/Library/2014-SCA(I) New Delhi, dated April 15, 2014


Applications are invited from candidates who fulfill the following qualifications and other eligibility conditions as on 1.4.2014 for selection of suitable candidates for appointment to the post of Chief librarian, Supreme Court Library in the Pay Band of Rs.15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs.7600/- plus other allowances as admissible under the rules in the Registry of the Supreme Court of India.

Essential Qualifications

  1. A degree in Law of a University in India recognized by the Bar Council of India or by any State Bar Council for enrollment as an Advocate
  2. Master’s Degree in Library Science of a recognised University
  3. Diploma in Computer Application recognised by AICTE/DOEACC or equivalent or Libarary Automation Course conducted by National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources.
  4. Knowledge of Computer application in Library work. It includes-(i) knowledge and experience of working with any standard”Library Automation Software” for House keeping activities in the library such as cataloging, acquisition and circulation etc. (ii) knowledge and experience of computerized search both of on-line and off- line databases including of retrieval of desired information through various search engines/processes and (iii) knowledge and experience of any software for developing In-House databases for documentation work.

Experience: Minimum 5 years experience as a Librarian in a Library of a recognized Univesity/Govt. Department/Statutory Body/Public Sector Undertaking with knowledge of legal documentation and Bibliographical work.

Age: The candidates should not be more than 50 years of age as on 1.4.2014,

General Information: Candidates who fulfill the prescribed qualifications, experience, age requirement and other eligibility conditions as on 1.4.2014 should apply giving full particulars (Bio-data) as per the proforma enclosed supported by copies of all the relevant certificate and documents and a passport size photograph affixing in the application , all duly attested by a Gazetted Officer. Candidates who are already working in Government service should send their application through proper channel. Applications not found as per prescribedproforma or not supported by duly attested documents or attested photographwill not be entertained. Candidates who do not fulfill the prescribedqualifications and other eligibility conditions need not apply.

Eligible candidates shall be called for a Computer Test to ascertain knowledge of Computer Application in Library work as mentioned above.Candidates who qualify in the Computer Test will be called for Interview andthose who pass through the Computer Tests and Interview will be considered for selection.

Selected candidates will be appointed on probation for a period of two years in the first instance.

No TA/DA will be payable to the candidates for appearing in the Computer Test and Interview.

The application in a sealed cover indicating ‘APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF CHIEF LIBRARIAN, SUPREME COURT LIBRARY’ thereon and addressed to Registrar (Admn.l), Supreme Court of India, Tilak Marg, NewDeIhi-110201 may be sent so as to reach him on or before 10.5.2014, Applications received after due date will not be entertained.


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