Diploma in Archives and Records Management: Apply by September 6
School of Archival Studies, National Archives of India, Janpath, New Delhi-110001, has invited applications for admission to the One Year Diploma Course in Archives and Records Management, 2019-20 session.
The course aims at training the students in various disciplines of Archival Studies, such as, Records Management, Conservation, Reprography and Information Sciences and to produce highly competent professionals in the field of Archives.
The course is scheduled to be held between 4th November, 2019 and 30th October, 2020. Admissions are offered under Private and Sponsored categories
Eligibility: Applicant should have passed M.A in History from a recognized university, in Second class with minimum 50% marks in aggregate with one optional paper in Modern Indian History (Post 1750 period) or should have an M.A. in other streams of Social Sciences such as Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Linguistics, etc. with minimum 50% marks from a recognized University or should hold M.Sc. in Applied/ Physical Sciences with minimum 50% marks from a recognized University.
Applicant should be below 30 years of age for private candidates and below 50 years for sponsored candidates. There are 20 seats for Private Candidates and admission for them would be based on merit assessed in a written test followed by an interview. For sponsored candidate there is no entrance test and they are admitted purely on the basis of sponsorship of the employer/department and recommendation of the Selection Committee.
Seats: Out of total 30 seats, 10 seats are reserved for Master Degree holders in History and 10 seats for other streams- M.A. in Social Sciences, M.Sc in Applied/ Physical Sciences etc. The remaining 10 seats are reserved for sponsored candidates.
Course Fee: The Course fee is Rs.1500/- for both private and sponsored candidates including SAARC countries and US $ 500 for foreign candidates. The fee has to be paid at the time of admission.
Boarding & Lodging will not be provided by the School.
Reservation: Reservation of seats will be as per Government of India norms for SC/ST/OBC/person with disability.
Scholarship: Ten scholarships of the value of Rs.3000/- p.m. are awarded purely on the basis of merit. Six Stipends of Rs.1500/- p.m. are awarded to sponsored candidates.
Registration Fee: Registration fee is Rs. 100/- for applicants from India and SAARC countries and US$ 40/- for applicants from other foreign countries. The amount has to be remitted through crossed Indian Postal Orders/Bank Draft, taken in favour of ‘Administrative Officer, National Archives of India, Janpath, New Delhi-110001’.
Application: Format of the application is available along with the Notification published at http://nationalarchives.nic.in/ under the link, ‘What’s New’. Filled application along with attested copies of educational qualification and Registration fee, should be sent to ‘The Director General of Archives, National Archives of India, Janpath, New Delhi-110001’, to reach latest by 6th September, 2019. Sponsored candidates should apply through proper channel.
For details, visit http://nationalarchives.nic.in/