[LIS-Forum] M.S (LIS) Course Admission Notice 2010-2011 at DRTC

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Thu Feb 11 06:37:52 IST 2010

                   Indian Statistical Institute
           Documentation Research and Training Centre
              8th Mile, Mysore Road, Bangalore 560059

         M.S. in Library and Information Science

With the emergence of knowledge-centered economies and the knowledge
society, Information & Knowledge Management has emerged as a major area of
concern and importance to large corporate houses, R & D Institutions and
even governments. The area cuts across several disciplines including
Information Technology, Library Science, and Management sciences, to
mention a few. The Documentation Research & Training Centre, a unit of the
Indian Statistical Institute, founded by Late Prof. S. R. Ranganathan is
an internationally recognized centre for advanced training and research in
this area. The DRTC now offers a novel M.S. Programme in Library &
Information Science with the primary objective of preparing the next
generation information managers. This new and unique programme offers an
ideal blend of courses spanning library science, information technology,
knowledge management and quantitative studies. The graduates of the
programme will find excellent openings in industry, especially the IT
industry, R & D organizations and institutions of higher education &
research. For those with an aptitude for higher studies and research the
M.S. Programme provides a solid foundation for Ph.D. programmes. Several
universities across the country have recognized DRTC as a centre for
doctoral research.


The minimum qualification for admission to the M.S. programme is a
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized Indian or foreign
university (obtained after a minimum of 12+3 years of education) with at
least 60% marks in the qualifying examination.


Selection of candidates for the M.S. programme will be based on academic
records and performance of the candidate in an all-India written entrance
test and interview.  There is no tuition fee for the programme and all
eligible students will receive a stipend.


The duration of the Programme is 24 months (2 Years); the programme is
offered only at the ISI Bangalore Centre


For details and application form can be obtained from the following
offices of Indian Statistical Institute (by post or in person)  a)  Dean
of Studies, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B.T Road, Kolkata – 10008. 
b)  Head. Delhi Centre. Indian Statistical Institute, 7 SJS Sansanwal
Marg, New Delhi 110016, c)  Head, Bangalore Centre Indian Statistical
Institute, 8th Mile Mysore Road, Bangalore 560059, d)  Head, SQC-OR Unit,
Indian Statistical Institute, 110 Nelson Manickam Road (1st Floor),
Aminjikarai, Chennai 600029, e) Head, SQC-OR Unit, Indian Statistical
Institute, Street No.8, Habshiguda, Hyderabad 500007, by paying an amount
of Rs.450/- (Rs.225/- for reserved categories) in cash (from 11a.m to 2
p.m on working days from Monday to Friday), or by Bank Draft drawn in
favour of  ‘Indian Statistical Institute” payable at Kolkata (Proper). 
Request for application forms should have the mailing address in CAPITALS.
 Postal orders, Money orders and cheque will not be accepted.
Prospectus and application forms are also available on
http:www.isical.ac.in/~deanweb in pdf format.


Distribution of Prospectus and Application Form :  09 February 2010 to 05
March 2010
Last date for receiving completed Application Form : 26 March 2010
Date of Selection Test (India and abroad) :  09 May 2010

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