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In the human resource development front, INSDOC offers a variety of training programmes. A Master's level course in the area of information science and technology known as the Associateship in Information Science attracts students from all parts of the country and abroad. INSDOC also organises several short-term courses on various topics, particularly on the application of computers and information technology in the field of library and information science.

For persons requiring specialised training in the field of information science, information management, information technology and related activities, INSDOC organises attachment-training programmes. These training programmes are customised to suit the requirements of an individual taking into account the participant's professional background, work experience, etc. All these courses also attract participation from foreign countries with sponsorship from international agencies like the German Foundation, IFLA, British Council and SAARC. The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has identified INSDOC as the Programme Study Centre for various courses in the field of Library and Information Science and Computer Science.

The information technology laboratory has over 40 pentium computers with the students having free access to the facilities. The faculty belonging to the fields of library and information science and computer science imparts high quality training to the students. It is notable that all the students of the Associateship in Information Science course get placed in reputed firms even before the completion of the course every year.

SHORT-TERM TRAINING COURSES

INSDOC offers following short term training courses:

 
Barcode Technology
Bibliometrics
Computer Applications to Library and Information Activities
E-commerce Fundamentals
Electronic Publishing
Information Networks
Internet Access & Online Information Retrieval
Internet & Web Design
Library Automation & Resource Sharing
Visual Basic & MS-Access
Visiual Foxpro & MS-Access
Windows, MS-Office & Internet
WINISIS

SHORT-TERM TRAINING COURSE SCHEDULE 2000-2001

APPLICATION FORM FOR PARTICIPATION IN SHORT-TERM TRAINING COURSE

ATTACHMENT TRAINING PROGRAMMES

The training content and schedule for these programmes are specially designed for each participant individual or group of trainees taking into account the professional background and needs. The duration may be anywhere between one week to six months.

Course Fee

Participants from
Course Fee per month
Without Accomodation With Accomodation* at New Delhi
India
Rs.7900/-
Rs.10000/-
SAARC Countries
US$600
US$715
Other countries
US$990
US$1140

Transport (on request) would be charged extra.

*Accomodation charges will be on actual basis at Chennai

ON-SITE TRAINING PROGRAMMES

INSDOC can organise any of the Short-Term courses or the course desired by the customer at the customer's premises subject to a minimum of 10 participants.

ASSOCIATESHIP IN INFORMATION SCIENCE (AIS)

AIS is a two years course equivalent to Master degree in Library & Information Science recognised by Govt. of India and many Universities. The students for this course are selected through a written test and interview held at Delhi, Calcutta, Bangalore and Mumbai. Persons having a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in (i) Master's degree or (ii) four year plus degree like B.E./M.B.B.S. or (iii) Bachelor's degree and b.Lib.Sc. with one year of relevent experience are eligible to apply.