An autonomous organization under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India and is fully funded by it, invites applications as under :

  • Name of Post             : Librarian
  • No. of post                 : One(Unreserved)
  • Location                    : Head Office, New Delhi
  • Pay Scale                  : Level-11/67700-208700 (7 CPC)
  • Age Limit                    : 50 Years

(Relaxation as per Government of India rules). Method of recruitment: Direct

Educational & Other Qualifications :

Essential :

  • 1.   Post-Graduation Degree in Library Science from a recognised University.
  • 2.   Ten years experience with at least 5 years in a Senior capacity in a library of repute.
  • 3.   Working knowledge of 2 or more Indian languages.
  • 4.   Proven ability to maintain and run a Library.
  • 5.   Good knowledge of computer application in Libraries.

Desirable :

  • i)    Doctoral Degree in Library Science.
  • ii)   General Knowledge of Indian Literature and good contact with literary community.
  • iii)  Experience in Library Research,

The incumbent selected is liable to be transferred to any of the offices of the Sahitya Akademi located in India. Applications received through email or without required enclosures will not be accepted. Those working in Central/State Government/Autonomous Organisations/Renowned Educational Institutions may apply through proper channel. The candidates registered under National Career Services (NCS) portal and fulfilling the eligibility conditions may visit Akademi's website and follow the application procedure as stated.

The application in the prescribed format as given on Akademi's website: along with self-attested copies of certificates of qualifications/experience etc. kept in an envelope duly superscribed "Application for the posts of Librarian at Head Office, New Delhi" addressed to the Secretary, Sahitya Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan, 35, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi-110001 should reach within 30 days' time from the date of publication of this advertisement.


Advt. no. SA/50/8/2020

last date 21/12/2020