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Short term Certificate Courses

Short Term Certificate Courses

i. Archives Management:

The course is planned to make the trainees aware of acquisition, arrangement, upkeep and retrieval of records.

Eligibility: Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university and should be below 30 years in age for private candidate, no age limit for sponsored candidate.

Duration: 6 weeks (session: February – March)

Registration Fee: Rs. 25/- (Rupees twenty five) for Indian trainee and U.S.$ 25.00 (twenty five U.S. dollars) for foreign trainees.

Course Fee: Rs.300/- for Indian trainee and U.S.$300.00 for foreign trainee.

Selection Procedure: Entirely on the basis of merit (Marks basis) as per the above mentioned eligibility requirement.

ii. Records Management:

The course is to train the trainee in creation, control and disposition of records.

Eligibility: Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university and should be below 30 years in age for private candidate, no age limit for sponsored candidate.

Duration: 4 weeks (May and September)

Registration Fee: Rs.25/- (Rupees twenty five) for Indian candidate and US$25.00 for foreign candidate.

Course Fee: Rs.200/- (Rupees two hundred) for Indian trainees and US$200.00 for foreign trainee.

Selection Procedure: Entirely on the basis of merit (Marks basis) as per the above mentioned eligibility requirement

 iii. Reprography:

The course is designed to train personnel in the process of reproduction of documents and manuscripts, in microfilming, handling of automated information storage, retrieval and dissemination.

Eligibility: Second class graduate from a recognized university, preferably in Science and should be below 30 years in age for private candidate, no age limit for sponsored candidate.

Duration: 6 weeks (April-May and September-October)

Registration Fee: Rs.25/- (Rupees twenty five) for Indian candidate and US$25.00 for foreign candidate.

Course Fee: Rs.300/- (Rupees three hundred) for Indian trainees and US$300.00 for foreign trainee.

Selection Procedure: Entirely on the basis of merit (Marks basis) as per the above mentioned eligibility requirement

iv. Care and Conservation of Books, Manuscripts and Archives:

The course is designed to train personnel in the scientific methods of conservation, repair, rehabilitation, storage and handling of documentary heritage.

Eligibility: Second class graduate from a recognized university, preferably in Science and should be below 30 years in age for private candidate, no age limit for sponsored candidate.

Duration: 8 weeks (July-August and November-December)

Registration Fee: Rs.25/- (Rupees twenty five) for Indian candidate and US$25.00 for foreign candidate.

Course Fee: Rs.300/- (Rupees three hundred) for Indian trainees and US$300.00 for foreign trainee.

Selection Procedure: Entirely on the basis of merit (Marks basis) as per the above mentioned eligibility requirement

v. Servicing and Repair of Records.

To train trainees in arrangement, supply, restoration and upkeep of records.

Eligibility:- High School, Knowledge of English/ Hindi and should be below 50 years in age.

Duration:- 6 weeks, Session: May-June and September-October.

Registration Fee:- Rs. 25/- (Rupees Twenty Five) for Indian trainees and US @ 25.00 (Twenty Five US dollars) for foreign trainees.

Course Fee:- Rs. 300/- for Indian trainees and US $ 300.00 for foreign trainees.

Selection Procedure: Entirely on the basis of merit (Marks basis) as per the above mentioned eligibility requirement

Hostel Facilities

No hostel facility is available with the School. The trainees are required to make their own arrangement for board and lodging. Pay and allowances of government sponsored candidates have to be borne by their own respective Departments.

 

How to Apply

For admission to the different courses please write to:

Director General of Archives
National Archives of India (School of Archival Studies)
Janpath, New Delhi-11001 (India)
Phone: 091-011-23388557, 23383436
Fax: 23384127
Email: archives@nic.in

(9.30 A.M. to 6.00 P.M. : Monday-Friday)

iv. Board of Studies:

Board of Studies, an Advisory Body of School of Archival Studies is being constituted since 1980 comprising eminent persons in the various disciplines of Archival Science to give guidance to school in academic matters, to examine the course contents of the new curriculum taking into account the latest modern archival trends and training needs of the archival institutions in India and abroad.

 

Constitution of the Board:     The Board is constituted with the following members*:

1.         Director General of Archives                       Chairman  

2.         Expert in Business Archives/ Professional Archivist         Member

3.         An eminent documentalist                                      Member

4.         Prof. of History/ Historian in a University/ Organisation     Member

5.         Prof. of Library Science/ Librarian in a University/ Organisation     Member  

6.         One State Director of Archives                                Member

7.                                         Deputy Director of Archives/ Assistant Director of  Archives(SAS)             Member-Secretary  

 

Terms of the Board:  

1.      The Board of Studies of the School of Archival Studies is hereby reconstituted with the following members for a period of two years w.e.f 28.12.2007 on account of expiry of the term of the previous board on 27.12.2007

2.      The term of the members of the Board is initially for a period of two years.  In the event of any vacancy either due to resignation, retirement or death etc. person or persons in the respective field of study will be appointed by the Director General  of Archives.  Members will also be eligible for appointment for subsequent terms.

3.      The Board will examine the course contents of the new curriculum taking into account the latest modern archival trends and training needs of the archival institution in India and abroad.

4.      The meeting of the Board will normally be held in New Delhi not more than twice a year.  TA/DA to the non-official members for attending the meetings of the Board of Studies will be met from the budget grant of the National Archives of India, as per rules

 

The current members of the Board of Studies are:-

 

1.

Director General of Archive National Archives of India

Chairman

(ex-officio)

 

2.

Expert in Business Archives/ Professional Archivist

Member

Dr. S. Sengupta, 1B Ashray

Eastern Park, 4th Road,

Santoshpur, Kolkata-700075

3.

Professor/ Professional belonging to the field of Information Technology

 

Member

Dr. Gautam Bose,

Sr. Technical Director,

National Informatic Centre,

Ministry of Information Technology,

Government of India,

A-Block, CGO Complex,

Lodhi Road,

New Delhi-110003.

4.

Professor of History/ Historian in a University/ Organisation

 

Member

Dr. Arvind Sinha

Associate Professor

Centre of Historical Studies

Jawaharlal Nehru University

New  Delhi-110067.

5.

Professor of Library Science/ Librarian in a University/ Organisation

 

Member

Dr. Gayas Makhdumi,

Head of Department of Library & Information Science,

Jamia Milia Islamiya     University,

New Delhi.

6.

One State Director of Archives

Member

Shri NShri N.Naryanan,

Principal Commissioner

Tamil Nadu State Archives

50-51 Gandhi Irwin Road

Egmore, Chennai-600008

7.           

Deputy Director of Archives/ Assistant Director of Archives

Concerned with the School of Archival Studies, National Archives of India

Member Secretary

Dr. Meena Gautam

 

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