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IHRD Kerala announces Certificate Courses in Library and Information Science 2015

IHRD Kerala Certificate Courses in Library and Information Science 2015

Institute of Human Resources Development (IHRD), Kerala has invited application for admission to the two trimesters Certificate Course in Library & Information Science

Course Centres

1) College of Applied Science, Pattuvam Safguard Complex, Kuttikkol. P.O, 7th Mile, Thaliparamba Kalliassery (via), Kannur-670562

2) College of Applied Science, Koothuparamba, P.O. Kottayam Malabar, Kannur-670643, Ph.: 0490-2362123

3) College of Applied Science, Cheemeni, Pallippara, Pettikkundu. P.O., Cheruvathoor (via), Kasaragod-671313, Ph.: 0467-2257541

4) College of Applied Science, Adoor, Nr. Parthasarathy Temple, Adoor. P.O., Pathanamthitta (Dist), Pin-691523, Ph.: 04734-224076

5) E.K. Nayanar Memorial Model Polytechnic, Kalliassery, Kalliassery LPS Campus, Kalliassery PO, Kannur Distt-670562; Ph.: 0497-2780287

6) College of Applied Science, Vazhakkad P.O., Malappuram Distt.-673640, Ph.: 0483-2113100

7) EMS Memorial CAS Iritty, Vallithode, Kilianthara P.O., Kannur-670706

8) College of Applied Science, Thiruvambady, Near Grama Panchayat Office, Karassery P.O., Mukkom (via), Calicut-673602, Ph.: 0495-2294264

9) College of Applied Science, Haripad Govt. UPS Campus, Karthikapally P.O. Haripad-690516

10) College of Applied Science, Nattika, Valappad P.O., Distt.-Thrissur-685067; Ph.: 0496-2556300

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Second class in SSLC from Kerala Government Secondary Board of Examination or Other recognized Institutions/ Plus Two pass/Degree pass/SSLC Pass with experience in a Library

Intake/Batch: 40 per batch

Reservation: 25 % of the intake is reserved for SC/ST candidates

Basis of Selection: On the basis of aggregate percentage of marks secured in the SSLC Examination

Supply of Text Books and Study materials: Study materials shall be borrowed from Library; the students will make their own arrangements to procure the required text books that are not available in the Library

Course Contents

First Trimester: Library Classification & Cataloguing (Theory), Library Organization & Management, Information Sources & Services

Second Trimester: Classification & Cataloguing (Practical), Information Technology, Information Technology Practical

Details of Fee

Admission fee Rs.300/-; tuition fee * Rs.5000/- (per trimester); caution deposit (refundable) Rs.500/-; total Rs.10800/-; *to be paid at the time of admissions and beginning of the 2nd Trimester of the course (Fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances)

Cost of application form & Prospectus: Rs.50/-

How to Apply

Application form can also be downloaded from website

Completed application and attested copies of mark list of the SSLC & SSLC; Certificate should reach the Head of the training centre on or before the last date prescribed

Sale of Application

Application form and Prospectus can be had from the office of the respective centres on payment of Rs.50/- by cash on all working days up to 27th December 2014

If the application form is required by post, apply to the Head of training centre along with a Demand Draft for Rs.150/- drawn in favour of the Training Centre and a self addressed envelope on or before 22nd December 2014

For full details of prospectus and downloading of application forms, visit website

Important Dates

Last date for receipt of filled in application (for admission in the respective training centre): 27th December 2014

Date of Interview: 01st January 2015

Probable date of commencement of classes: 05th January 2015

Istitute of Human Resources Development (IHRD), Kerala,

(Established by Govt. of Kerala), Website