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 KVS Librarian Syllabus 2023, Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure PDF

KVS Librarian Recruitment 2023: KVS Librarian Exams Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure.

KVS Librarian 2023 Selection Procedure (केवीएस लाइब्रेरियन 2023 चयन प्रक्रिया: 

The recruitment examination will be conducted through Computer Based Test (CBT) / भर्ती परीक्षा कंप्यूटर आधारित टेस्ट (CBT) के माध्यम से आयोजित की जाएगी

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the written examination (CBT TEST) and interview. / उम्मीदवारों को लिखित परीक्षा (सीबीटी टेस्ट) और साक्षात्कार में उनके प्रदर्शन के आधार पर शॉर्टलिस्ट किया जाएगा।

The weightage of the Written Test and Professional Competency (Demo Teaching & Interview) will be in the ratio of 70:30. Final merit list will be based on the performance of the candidate in the Written Test & Professional Competency Test taken together

KVS Librarian 2023 Exam Pattern (केवीएस लाइब्रेरियन 2023 परीक्षा पैटर्न)

There will be two papers. The 1st paper will be 80 marks and the 2nd paper will be 100 marks. / दो पेपर होंगे। पहला पेपर 80 अंकों का और दूसरा पेपर 100 अंकों का होगा।

There will be 180 Objective type multiple-choice questions. / 180 वस्तुनिष्ठ प्रकार के बहुविकल्पीय प्रश्न होंगे।

There will be a carrying 01 mark for each question./ प्रत्येक प्रश्न के लिए 01 अंक होगा।

The duration of the written test will be 180 minutes for paper without any time limit for each part individually. / प्रत्येक भाग के लिए व्यक्तिगत रूप से बिना किसी समय सीमा के पेपर के लिए लिखित परीक्षा की अवधि 180 मिनट होगी

Professional Competency Test: The Professional Competency Test is 60 marks (Demo Teaching -30 marks and Interview -30 Marks ).

kvs librarian syllabus

KVS Librarian 2023 Exam Syllabus (केवीएस लाइब्रेरियन 2023 परीक्षा पाठ्यक्रम)

Paper-I: Total 80 Questions of 80 Marks (80 अंकों के कुल 80 प्रश्न)

01. - Proficiency in Languages (30 Questions of 30 marks) / भाग I - भाषाओं में प्रवीणता (30 अंकों के 30 प्रश्न)

A. General English -15 questions of 15 Marks

B. General Hindi -15 questions of 15 Marks

02. General Awareness& Current Affairs - (20 Questions of 20 Marks)

03. Reasoning Ability - (20 Questions of 20 Marks)

04. Computer Literacy - ( 10 Questions of 10 Marks)

Paper 2: Subject-Specific Syllabus (Library & Information Science) - 100 Questions of 100 Marks / विषय-विशिष्ट पाठ्यक्रम (पुस्तकालय और सूचना विज्ञान) - 100 अंकों के 100 प्रश्न

Details Syllabus for KVS Librarian 2023 (केवीएस लाइब्रेरियन 2023 के लिए विवरण पाठ्यक्रम)

01. - Proficiency in Languages

A. General English: Reading comprehension, word power, Cloze Test, Sentence Improvement, Spotting the errors, Sentence Rearrangement, and Synonyms/Antonyms. Grammar & usage.

B. General Hindi: पठन कौशल, शब्द सामर्थ्य, व्याकरण एवं प्रयुक्ति

02. General Awareness& Current Affairs: Appointment, Sports Award, Sports Related Player, Educational Award, Technology Related.

03. Reasoning Ability: Puzzles & Seating arrangement, Data sufficiency, Statement

based questions (Verbal. reasoning), Inequality, Blood relations, Sequences and Series,

Direction Test, Assertion and Reason, Venn Diagrams.

04. Computer Literacy: Fundamentals of Computer System, Basics of Operating System, MS Office, Keyboard Shortcuts and their uses, Important Computer Terms and Abbreviations, Computer Networks, Cyber Security, and the Internet.

Paper 2: Subject-Specific Syllabus (Library & Information Science) - विषय-विशिष्ट पाठ्यक्रम (पुस्तकालय और सूचना विज्ञान)

Part 1: Foundation of Library & Information Science.

Unit.1. Library as a Social Institution

- Social & Historical foundations of Library.

- Different types of libraries- Academic, Public, Special –their distinguishing features and functions.

- Role of U.G.C. for the development of Academic libraries.

- Role in Library of formal and informal education. Shivaji University, Kolhapur

Unit.2 Normative Principles of Lib. & Inf. Science

- Five Laws of Library Science.

- Implications of five laws in Lib. & Inf. Science

- Development of Libraries with special reference to India, Baroda Public Library system

- Library Co-operation Resource Sharing and Library Networking.

3. Laws relating to Libraries & Inforamion.

- Library legislation need and essential features.

- Library legislation in India.

- Maharashtra Public Library Act.

- Press and registration act & Delivery of Books act (Public Library).

- Copyright act, Intellectual Property rights.

4. Library and information Profession

- Attribution of profession.

- Librarianship as a profession.

- Professional ethics.

- Professional associations & their role.

- National & International Library Associations- FID, IFLA, LA, ILA, ALA, IASLIC etc.

- Professional education & research.

5. Promoters of Library & Information services

- National level promoters- RRRLF.

- International level promoters- UNESCO

6. Public relations & Extension activities

- Definition

- facets and programs.

- publicity & extension, Out reach activities.

- Library path finders (Guides)

- Factors affecting Library development, Literacy, publishing, Book Trade.

II. Knowledge Organization, Information Processing & Retrieval.

1. Universe of Knowledge

- Structure and attributes.

- Modes of formation of subjects.

- Different types of subjects.

- Universe of subjects as mapped in different schemes of classification.

2. Bibliographic description

- Catalogue purpose, Structure and types physical forms including OPAC filling rules.

- Normative Principles of cataloguing.

The questions will be testing the depth of understanding and application of the concepts at the level of Graduation.

- Overview of principles and practice in document description.

- Current trends in Standardization, description and exchange.

- Standard codes of cataloging.

3. Methods of Knowledge Organization

- General theory of Library Classification.

- Normative principles of classification and their application.

- Species of Library Classification.

- Standard Schemes of Classifications and their features, CC, DDC, UDC.

- Notation: Need, Functions, Characteristics

- Design and development of schemes of Library Classification,

Standard sub-division Index.

- Trends in Library Classification.

4. Subject Classification

- Principles of Subject Classification.

- Subject heading lists and their feature.

III. Information Technology: Basic

1. Information Technology

- Definition, Need, Scope and Objectives.


2. Computer Basic (Hardware)

- Introduction to Computers

- Overview of Historical Development of Computers.

- Generations of Computers, Classification of Computers.

- Essential Components of Computer system.

3. Computer Architecture-Organization of Computer

- Input and Output devices- Keyboard, Scanner, OCR, Printers, Monitor

4. Software.

- Operating systems: Single & Multi User Systems, Basic features of MS-DOS, MS Windows, Linux, UNIX, Windows NT etc.

- Programming Languages: Concepts and Tools

- Algorithm & Flowcharting.

5. Word Processors, Spread Sheet etc.

6. DBMS Package

- Familiarity with DBASE, FOXPRO, CDS/ISIS, SOUL, MS Access

(Basic features)

7. Computer application to library & Information work - House keeping operations

8. Communication Technology

- Communication Technology Basic Concepts

- Networking: Basic Concepts.

- Internet

IV. Management of Libraries & Information Centres/Institutions

1. Management

- Concepts, definition and scope.

- anagement styles and approaches.

- Management schools of thought.

- Functions and principles of Scientific Management.

2. Human Resource Management

- Organizational structure.

- Delegation, Communication and Participation.

- Job Description and Analysis, Job evaluation.

- Inter-personal relation.

- Recruitment procedures.

- Motivation, group Dynamics.

- Training and Development.

- Disciplines and Grievances.

- Performance Appraisal.

3. Financial Management

- Resources Mobilization

- Budgeting Techniques and Methods PPBS, Zero Based Budgeting etc.

- Budgetary Control.

- Cost effectiveness and Cost Benefit analysis.

- Outsourcing.

4. Reporting

- Types of reports, Annual report-compilation, Contents and style.

- Library Statistics etc.

5. System Analysis and Design

- Library as a system

- Project Management PERT/COM

- Decision Tables.

- Performance evaluation standards, MIS.

- Performance Measurement, reengineering, Time and Motion Study

- SWOT ( Strength Weakness Opportunities Threat)

- DFD (Data Flow Diagram)

6. Total Quality Management (TQM)

- Definition, Concept, Element

- Quality Audit, LIS related standards.

- Technology Management.

7. Library House Keeping Operations.

- Different sections of Library & Information Center and their functions.

- Collection Development and Management Policies Procedures.

- Book Ordering (Acquisition)

- Technical Processing.

- Serials Control, Circulation Control, Maintenance etc.

- Stock Verification- Policies and Procedures.

- Evaluation and Weeding.

- Archiving-conservation-Preservation.

- Restoration including Print, Non-Print and Electronic Materials.

8. Planning

- Concept, Definition, Need and Purpose, Types.

- Policies and Procedures, MBO

- Building and Space management in Libraries and Information Centers.

- Library Building, Interior & Exterior, Furniture, Equipment’s, Standards & Types.

- Risk Management, Contingency Management.

- Planning of related Infrastructure, Library Standards.

9. Management of change.

- the concept of change.

- changes in Procedures, Methods, Tools and Techniques.

- Problems of Incorporating Change.

- Techniques of Managing Change.

V. Information Sources & Services

1. Reference and information sources.

- Documentary Sources of Information, Print, Non-Print including

Electronic: Special features, Scope, types

- Nature, Characteristic, Utility and evaluation of different types of Information sources: Physical formats, Authority, Content, Utility.

- Non-Documentary Information Sources.

- Reference Sources Categories, Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Information Sources.(Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Periodical, Thesis, Books, Year book, Patents, Trade literature, standards, Monographs, Reference Books, Year Books, Almanac, Atlas, Abstracting & Indexing periodicals, Bibliographies, Handbooks etc.)

- Internet as a Source of Information.

2. Reference Service.

- Concept, Definition, Need, Scope and trends.

- Reference Interview and Search Techniques.

3. Information Services and Products

- Information services and Products.

- Information services concepts, Definition, Need and trends.

- Need, Techniques and Evaluation of Alerting services (CAS &SDI)

- Bibliographic, Referral, Document Delivery and Translation Services.

4. Information System and their Services.

- Study of National, International and Commercial Information Systems and Services- Background, their Services and Products.

VI. Library Users

1. Techniques of Library and Information Centres Survey. ---------- Proforma method.

- Interview method.

- Records analysis method.

2. Information users and their information Needs

- Categories of Information users.

- Information needs definitions and models.

- Information-seeking behaviour.

3. User Education

- Goals and Objectives level, Techniques and Methods, Evaluation of Users' Education Programmes.

4. User Studies.

- Methods and techniques of User studies.

- Evaluation of User studies.

5. User Orientation Programmes:

- Conventional and modern Techniques: Study tours, Newsletters, Handbooks, Leaflets, Powerpoint presentations, Websites, etc. 

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