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The Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune

Online applications are invited from eligible candidates for the assistant librarian post sanctioned under the Government of Maharashtra on regular basis:

  • Post                     Assistant Librarian
  • No of post           01 post
  • Pay Scale             Academic Level 10


(i) Master’s Degree in Library Science, Library & 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) Consistently good academic record, with knowledge of computerization of a
(iii) Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the
National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC or the CSIR, or a similar
test accredited by the UGC, like SET or who are or have been awarded a Ph.D.
degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum
Standard and Procedures 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. programme 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 fulfilment of the following
a) Ph.D. Degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode only;
b) The Ph.D. Thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners;

c) An open Ph.D. Viva-voce of the candidate has been conducted;
d) The candidate has published two research papers from his/her research
work, out of which at least one is in a referred journal; and
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.
1. The fulfilment of the these conditions is to be certified by the Registrar or the
Dean (Academic Affairs) of the University concerned.
2. NET/SET shall also not be required for such Masters Programmes in disciplines
for which NET/SET is not conducted. However, Ph.D. Degree shall remain the
minimum eligibility for the appointment in such disciplines.
3. The Academic score as specified in Appendix II (Table 3A) for Universities (as per the
Ibid G.R. dated 8th March, 2019) shall be considered for short-listing of the
candidates for interview only, and the selections shall be based only on the
performance in the interview.


Last date for online submission of application is 2nd October, 2023 till 6.00 p.m.

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Those candidates who had already applied against the Advt.- GIPE-ADVT-
MAR-2023 dated March 14, 2023 are requested not to apply again as
their earlier application will be considered for the due selection
procedure. Please reapply in case of any changes in the application .