Central Secretariat Library (CSL), Ministry of Culture is one of the largest Government Library. Its resources are amalgamation of the libraries of per-Independent India and many other old institutions such as Imperial Secretariat Library. Central Secretariat Library caters to the needs of all the miniseries/departments of the Government of India. Non official users such a research scholars, academicians, students and others can also become member of this library. This library receives requests time to time from the various government organizations which offers certificate / diploma course etc in Library Science, to provide an "Exposure Training" to their students w.r.t functioning of a library. The details of the internship / training programme are mentioned below:-
i) Eligibility Criteria: All the students pursuing or completed diploma / degree in Library Science from government institutions and willing to attend "Exposure Training" in CSL may forward their training application through their head of organization / institution. The application shall be received in CSL, 3 weeks in advance from the date of proposed training.
ii) Time Duration : Three month training as per the request from the respective organization.
iii) Stipend: No Stipend will be provided by CSL.
iv) Selection : The trainee will be selected on "First-Come First-Basis", subject to fulfilling the other eligibility criteria.
v) Certificate : Trainees will have to submit a brief report on training experience and learning, three days before completion of the training. The report will be duly verified by the mentor before issuing the certificate to trainees.
vi) How to Apply : Students who are interested in training may send their request letter duly forwarded from the head of institutions with copies of certificates (tenth onwards) in the name of Library & Information Officer, CSL either through e-mail to mailfromcsl[at]gmail[dot]com or by submitting the documents physically in CSL.
vii) List of Documents to be submitted:- Following documents are to be attached along with the request letter.