Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali (IISER Mohali)



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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali (IISER Mohali) is an autonomous Institution established at Mohali, Punjab under Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt of India. It is recognized as an Institute of National Importance with mandate to cutting edge research in frontier areas of science and to provide science education at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. The Library of IISER Mohali has been established with concept of “Learning Commons”, with the mission to provide effective, informal, and efficient use of the library resources which epitomizes the spirit of the institute, i.e., the pursuit of knowledge. In tune with the recent advancement in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), IISER Mohali has set up a library with state of the art technology and world class infrastructure. Library uses Open Source Softwares like Library Management Software“ Koha”, Digital Library software “ DSpace”. On behalf of Institute it actively contribute to MoE Project like NDL, IRINS, NIRF, eSS etc.,

IISER Mohali requires young, enthusiastic, dynamic, tech-savvy and committed Postgraduates in Library and Information Science from recognized Universities to serve as “Library Professional Trainees” purely on temporary basis.


Essential Qualification: Any Bachelors Degree (Preference will be given to Bachelors in Science) and Masters in Library & Information Science ( MLISc) or equivalent with consistent good Academic and conduct record.


Desirable Knowledge: - Knowledge of Computers, IT & digital Application in Libraries. However those who have Degree in Computer Science will be given preference. - Good Communication skills in both ENGLISH and HINDI is desirable.


Job Conditions: - Selected candidate will be required to attend the duty on six days a week round the clock on Three shifts during holidays/ Sundays also. Accommodation facility will not be provided by the IISER Mohali. - Position is purely on temporary basis. The Training will be initially be offered for six month and based on performance and conduct; it may be extended for every six months interval of time. The maximum period of Training is for two Years.


Selected candidate will submit undertaking that One month advance notice will be submitted to the Institute if s/he would like to leave before completion of training , otherwise one month stipend will be withheld and Experience Certificate will not be issued.


Nature of Job: Trainees will be given opportunity to work in different sections of library to learn the modern library Management system, digital technologies, web based systems / services, emerging IT tools and technologies etc. At the end of Training, the Certificate of Experience will be provided.


No. of Posts –01 (one)


Mode of Selection: Written test or Interview or both


Stipend: Rs.18, 000/- Per month in First Year and Rs.20, 000/- in Second Year.



How to apply: Submit duly filled application by as per given link below:

Shortlisted candidates will be informed about the date and time of the test/interview either in person or Online. No TA/DA shall be paid for attending the interview/test in person. The Institute reserves the right to accept or reject in part or in full any or all the responses without assigning any reason whatsoever.

Last date: 19th April 2022.