The Madras Institute of Development Studies

[An interdisciplinary Social Science Research Institute within

the framework of the ICSSR and with a research focus on development studies]






Essential qualification: A Bachelor's degree in Library Science / Information Science


Experience:  With four years of experience in a reputed national level Research Institute / University / College Library with the working knowledge of Library Classification and Cataloguing Knowledge of integrated Library house-keeping software will be an added advantage.


Age shall be between 25 - 35 years.


Scale of Pay: Rs.5200-20200 + GP of Rs.2400 [Based of 6th Pay Commission] with allowances as per Institute's rules. 

Note :

  1. Every applicant is required to provide the names and addresses of two referees not associated with MIDS.
  2. If previously employed, a letter of good conduct and no objection from the last place of employment to be submitted.
  3. The last date for receipt of application including names of referees will be 15th June 2018.
  4. The application should be filled in the prescribed format available in the MIDS website [] or by writing to MIDS at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., along with the recent curriculum vitae should be sent to "The Director, Madras Institute of Development Studies, 79, Second Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai 600 020" in a sealed envelope superscribing, "Application for the post of Junior Assistant / Library Assistant / Driver". 
  5. The candidates applying for the post of Junior Assistant and Library Assistant should also submit the soft copy of the filled in application [without enclosures] through e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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