National Library Recruitment 2021 for Young Professional | 25 Posts | Last Date: 16 June 2021

National Library Recruitment 2021 – National Library has announced an online notification for recruitment to the post of Young Professional 0f 25 vacancies. Interested candidates who completed their M.Lib can apply for this post. The last date to apply for this post is on 16 June 2021. The detailed eligibility and selection process are given below. After the last date, the link has been deactivated so the candidates apply for the post before the tentative date.



National Library Recruitment

About National Library: The National Library, foremost among the libraries in India, is one of the four designated libraries entitled to receive under the Delivery of Books and Newspapers (Public Libraries) Act, 1954 a copy of every publication published anywhere in the country. The library is a permanent depository of all reading and printed materials produced in India, or written by any foreigner, wherever published and in whatever language. The origin of the National Library is traced to the former Calcutta Public Library, established in the first half of the 19th century.

National Library Recruitment 2021:

National Library Recruitment 2021 for Young Professional:

Job Role Young Professional
Qualification M.Lib
Total vacancies 25
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs.25,000/Month
Job Location Across India
Last date 16 June 2021

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

  • Applicant must have obtained Master Degree in Library & Information Science or its equivalent on or before 16 June, 2021. Concerned language must have been studied at intermediate (10+2) / graduation level as one subject.

Age limit: Below 35 years

Total Vacancies:

  • Assamese – 1 Post
  • Odia – 2 Posts
  • Bengali – 2 Posts
  • Punjabi – 1 Post
  • Gujarati – 2 Posts
  • Tamil – 2 Posts
  • Hindi – 3 Posts
  • Telugu – 2 Posts
  • Kannada – 2 Posts
  • Urdu – 1 Post
  • Malayalam – 2 Posts
  • English – 3 Posts
  • Marathi – 2 Posts

Salary: Rs.25,000/-

National Library Recruitment 2021 Selection Process:

  • All applications would be scrutinized and short-listed basing on merit [highest percentage at Master of Library & Information Science, BLISC, Graduation, 12th Standard and 10th Standard] by a Screening / Selection Committee.
  • The short-listed candidates would be called for Interview on 1:10 basis [top 10 candidates basing on percentage] or any other criteria decided by the Competent Authority. Second Class to and from Railway / Bus (Govt.) fare would be reimbursed from their place of residence or actual journey undertaken whichever is lower for attending Online Examination and Interview.
  • They will be assigned the marks basing on merit [Academic Qualifications, Professional Qualifications and Interview]. Top-Scorer in each language would be selected as LIS Interns and a panel would be drawn accordingly.
  • Marks will be assigned as follows: Total marks assigned = 100 marks. There will be 45% weightage on Academic & Professional Qualification and 55%, weightage on Subjective, Practical and Interview. Academic & Professional Qualification: 45( Academic Qualification = 15 marks, Professional Qualification = 30 marks)

Academic Qualification (15 marks):



Standard Marks 75% and above Marks between 75% to 60% Marks below 60%
Higher Secondary / Intermediate / 12th 7 marks 5 marks 3 marks
Graduation 8 marks 7 marks 6 marks

Professional Qualification (30 marks): Where Master’s Degree in Library & Information Science is a 2 year programme.

Professional Course Marks 75% and above Marks between 75% to 60% Marks below 60%
M.L.I.Sc. / (Integrated)
M.Sc. in LIS from
DRTC/ISI
30 marks 20 marks 10 marks
Professional Course Marks 75% and above Marks between 75% to 60% Marks below 60%
B.L.I.Sc. 15 marks 10 marks 5 marks
M.L.I.Sc. 15 marks 10 marks 5 marks
  • Online Examination on LIS, Practical Exam and Interview: 100 (reduced to 55%): : Online MCQ = 50 marks, Practical Exam = 25 marks

How to apply for National Library Recruitment 2021?

All interested and eligible candidates should send filled Application form along with supportive documents either by mail ID or speed post to the following address on or before 16 June 2021.

For More details & Application Form: Click here

Postal Address:

The Director General
National Library Kolkata,
Belvedere, Alipore,
Kolkata-700027.