National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), New Delhi


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  • Post               Assistant Librarian
  • No of posts    02 posts (01 OBC & 01 EWS)
  • Pay                level 10 (Rs.57,700/)

 i) A Master‘s Degree in Library Science, Information Science or Documentation Science or an equivalent professional degree, with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point – scale, wherever the grading system is followed)

ii) A consistently good academic record, with knowledge of computerization of a library.

iii) Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC like SLET/SET or who are or have been awarded a Ph.D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2009 or 2016 and their amendments from time to time as the case may be: Provided that the, candidates registered for the Ph.D. degree prior to July 11, 2009, shall be governed by the provisions of the then existing Ordinances / Bye-laws / Regulations of the Institution awarding the degree, and such Ph.D. candidates shall be exempted from the requirement of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/Colleges / Institutions subject to the fulfillment of the following conditions:-

a) The Ph.D. degree of the candidate has been awarded in the regular mode

b) The Ph.D. thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners; 

c) Open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;

d) The candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work out of which at least one is in a refereed journal;

e) The candidate has presented at least two papers based on his/her Ph.D work in conferences/seminars sponsored /funded/supported by the UGC/ICSSR/CSIR or any similar agency.


(i) The fulfilment of these conditions is to be certified by the Registrar or the Dean (Academic Affairs) of the University concerned.

(ii) NET/SLET/SET shall also not be required for candidates in such Master’s Programmes for which NET/SLET/SET is not conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC like SLET/SET.



How to apply

Eligible and interested candidates are required to apply online only through the NCERT website at Announcement-Vacancy- Academic. No other means/mode of submission of applications will be accepted. The schedule of ONLINE registration is as follows:-

Commencement of Online Registration on NCERT website  08/10/2022

Last Date of Online Registration and apply online 28/10/2022

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