Monday, May 4, 2009


The Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA), an autonomous organization in the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, invites applications for 22 positions of Junior and Senior Research Fellowships for Kala Nidhi Reference Library. The fellows would be entrusted with the responsibilities of carrying out research activities which include study of the multifaceted personality of the donor-scholar, his contribution both in his own field as well as in the field of Indian art and culture according to the institutional priorities and mandate.
Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
No. of Fellowship: Eleven (one fellow each for individual collections. This may be increased or decreased as per requirements).Duration of Fellowship: Kala Nidhi Reference Library Fellowship would be initially for a period of one year, extendable upto maximum of two years.Fellowship Amount: Rs. 15,000/- p.m.
1) Qualifications: Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks in master’s degree or equivalent examination from a university/institution recognized by the UGC in the subject areas in which the donor was specialised/ subject of the special collection are eligible to apply for this fellowship. SC/ST/PH candidates who have secured at least 50% marks in master’s degree examination are also eligible. Ph.D in the subject area in which the donor was specialised or in the subjects related to collection is desirable.
2) Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Library Science would be desirable. Further, candidates with adequate knowledge and experience of handling computers would be preferred.
3) Age Limit: The candidate should not be more than 35 years as on 01-01-2009. However, upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST/PH/Women candidates.
4) Candidates who have qualified the UGC-NET in the relevant subject area (as per detailed advertisement) would be preferred.
5) Candidates other than Indian Nationals with comparable qualification may be considered subject to clearance by the Government of India.

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