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Kerala Certificate in Library & Information Science Admission 2013

Kerala Certificate in Library & Information Science Admission 2013

Admission Notice 2013

Government of Kerala Admission for Certificate Course in Library & Information Science-2013

Applications are invited for the Certificate Course in Library & information Science being offered by the Govt. of Kerala in State Central Library Thiruvananthapuram under the Department of Higher Education, Government of Kerala

Eligibility: A pass in the Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination / or its Equivalent is the minimum required qualification for admission

Eligibility for higher studies in the case of grading

No. of Seats:  41 (forty one)

General Merit: 18; Kerala Ministerial Subordinate Service: 02; Library Employees: 01; Lakshadweep Candidates: 02; Kannada Knowing Candidates: 03; Tamil Knowing Candidates: 02; SC Candidates: 03; ST Candidates: 01; Ezhava: 02; Muslim: 02; Latin Cathalic: 01; SIUC and converted Christian SC/ST: 01; Backward Hindus: 02; Handicapped Candidates: 01

Duration of Course:

Total duration of the course is (6-months) Six months

During the last two months the students will have to undergo training under “Earn While You Learn” scheme and a remuneration of Rs. 900/- per month will be given to them in tune with G.O (Rt) No. 1815/05/H.Edn dated 25/10/05

The Departmental Candidates are not entitled to any remuneration

Mode of Admission:

A rank list will be prepared based on the marks obtained by the application in the qualifying examination by the committee constituted as per G.O.(MS).221/86/H.Edn. dated 29/08/86

No weightage will be given for higher/additional qualifications

Hostel: No hostel facilities are available


A written examination for the above six papers will be conducted on completion of the six months course

Each paper will be of 2 hour duration

Total marks for written examination will be 500

Theory papers will be for 100 marks each and practical papers will be for 50 marks each

Course Fee:

As per G.O (Rt) No.470/2003/H.Edn dated, 29th March 2003, the total fee for the course is Rs.650/-

This amount is inclusive of Registration Fees, Tuition fees, Caution Deposit and Examination Fees

SC/ST students are exempted from paying course fee

They need only to pay an amount of Rs.200/- towards Caution Deposit; availability of seats and

How to apply:

The Prospectus and Application form may be obtained on all working days between 10.00 am and 05.00 pm at free of cost from the State Central Library, Thiruvananthapuram from 27th June 2013 to 27th July, 2013 Thiruvananthapuram

The application form can also be downloaded from the website of State Central Library Thiruvananthapuram

The website of the State Central Library is

By Post:

The prospectus & application form may be obtained by post from the office of the State Librarian, State Central Library, Palayam, and Thiruvananthapuram

For this purpose a self addressed stamped envelope should be enclosed with the request

The certificate in Library and Information Science for the financial year 2013-14 is scheduled to commence during the third week of August 2013

Important Dates

Last date for receipt of completed applications is 27th July, 2013, at 5.00 p.m.

Date of Interview will be intimated later after the publication of rank/short list

The Department will not be responsible for any postal loss or delay

State Central Library Thiruvananthapuram

(Higher Education Department)

State Librarian & Course Director, Tel: 0471- 2322895 (40)-0471-2330321

Mob: 9447781895, Website:



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