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University of Calcutta Admission to P.G. Diploma in Book Publishing Studies (PGDBPS) 2014-2015

P.G. Diploma in Book Publishing Studies (PGDBPS) 2014
Centre for Studies in Book Publishing
University of Calcutta

Admission to P.G. Diploma in Book Publishing Studies (PGDBPS) 2014
Centre for Studies in Book Publishing
University of Calcutta
In collaboration with :
National Book Trust, India
(Ministry of HRD, Government of India)
and
Publishers & Booksellers Guild, Kolkata
(A Premier Forum of Leading Publishers)

CALL : 0 96748 21149 (Monday-Friday / 1:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.)

Collect your ‘Application Form’ for admission to the one-year Postgraduate Diploma Course in Book Publishing Studies (PGDBPS) immediately.

Application Forms are available at the C.U. SALES COUNTER, Asutosh Building (Ground Floor), College Street Campus (Asutosh Sikhsha Prangan), Kolkata-700073 on payment of Rs. 200/- in cash from 21st July to 3rd September 2014. (Monday-Friday / Time : 10:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.). Application Forms are also downloadable.

Please visit the University website (www.caluniv.ac.in) and click on the 'Admission Notification' section. You can also download 'Application Form' and 'Admission Notice' from the website of the NBT, India (www.nbtindia.gov.in) and the website of the Guild (www.kolkatabookfair.net).


  Eligibility  

Graduation in any stream (Hons/ Pass/ General/ Vocational, etc) from a recognized University.

A candidate appeared at the final examination for graduation is also eligible to apply. However, if selected, such a candidate has to submit the proof (pass certificate, mark sheet, etc) of his/her graduation before admission to this course. No upper age limit.


  Intake  

Twenty-five (25) seats in total. Five (5) seats are reserved for candidates sponsored by publishing/printing organizations and one (1) seat is reserved for NRI/ Foreign candidates. Reservation for the Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe/OBC/ Physically Handicapped candidates as per rules and University norms. NRI/ Foreign candidates shall have to comply with the relevant rules of the University.

In case suitable candidate(s) for the reserved categories is/are not found, vacancies will be filled-in from among the general candidates duly selected. If suitable Sponsored Candidate(s) is/are not found, the vacant seats will be filled from among other candidates duly selected.


  Admission Schedule  

AT A GLANCE

Sale of Application Forms : 21st July - 3rd September 2014
Application Forms are available at the C.U. SALES COUNTER, Asutosh Building (Ground Floor), College Street Campus, Kolkata - 700 073, West Bengal on payment of Rs. 200/- in cash. (Monday-Friday / Time : 10:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.). You have to collect the Application form from the C.U. Sales Counter in-person.

You can also DOWNLOAD your Form : Application Forms are also downloadable.

Please visit the homepage of the Calcutta University website (www.caluniv.ac.in) and click on the ‘Admission Notification’ section.

You can also download the detailed ‘Admission Notice’ and the ‘Application Form’ from the websites of the National Book Trust, India (www.nbtindia.gov.in) and the Publishers & Booksellers Guild (www.kolkatabookfair.net).

If your Application Form is downloaded, you are requested to enclose with it a crossed bank draft / banker’s cheque of Rs. 200/- (Rs. Two Hundred) drawn in favour of 'CU A/C P G DIPLOMA COURSE IN BOOK PUBLISHING’ payable at Kolkata.

Last Date for Submission (In-Person or By Post) : 3 September 2014
Application Forms, duly filled-in, shall have to be submitted to the office of the Centre for Studies in Book Publishing (CSBP), Asutosh Building (First Floor), College Street Campus ( Asutosh Siksha Prangan), Kolkata-700073, West Bengal between 2-00pm and 6-30 p.m. [Working Days: MondayFriday] on or before 3 September 2014.

Applications can be submitted IN-PERSON or BY POST.

If submitted BY POST, please write on the top of the envelope : "APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO THE P.G. DIPLOMA IN BOOK PUBLISHING STUDIES, SESSION 2014-2015."

It MUST be addressed to : Joint Coordinators, P.G. Diploma in Book Publishing Studies, Centre for Studies in Book Publishing (CSBP), Asutosh Building (First Floor), College Street Campus (Asutosh Siksha Prangan), Kolkata-700073, West Bengal.

N.B. : A List of Applicants whose Applications are received by Post will be uploaded on the Website of the University of Calcutta on 4th September 2014.
Please visit the University’s website (www.caluniv.ac.in) and click on ‘Admission Notification’ section.

Collection of Admit Cards : 4th - 5th September 2014
For those who submitted applications IN-PERSON : Candidates who submitted their Application Forms INPERSON have to collect their Admit Cards (for the Written Test / Interview) from the CSBP office IN-PERSON on 4th - 5th September 2014 (2:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.) on submission of the ‘Acknowledgement’ issued. Candidates concerned shall have to show the Admit Cards at the time of Written Test and Interview.

For those who submitted applications BY POST : Candidates who submitted their Application Forms BY POST have to collect their Admit Cards (for the Written Test/ Interview) from the CSBP office INPERSON from 4th September 2014 to 5th September 2014 (2:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.) and on 6th September 2014 (10:30 A.M. - 11:15 A.M.) on submission of a photo identity card (such as, Passport / Voter Identity Card / PAN / Driving License, etc.). Candidates concerned shall have to show the Admit Cards at the time of Written Test and Interview.

Written Admission Test : Saturday, 6th September 2014 at 11:30 P.M. - 1:30 P.M.
Venue of the Written Test: Asutosh Building, College Street Campus

Interview : Saturday, 6th September 2014 at 2:00 P.M. onwards

Venue : Office of the CSBP (Asutosh Building, First Floor, College Street Campus)

If the Interview for the deserving candidates is NOT completed on 6 September 2014, the Interview will continue for another extra day for the remaining such candidates.

The decision on such continuation of the Interview, if necessary, will be duly notified and uploaded on the website of the University of Calcutta on 4th September 2014.
Please visit the University’s website (www.caluniv.ac.in) and click on the ‘Admission Notification’ section.

Publication of the List of Candidates Selected for Admission :
Friday, 12 September 2014 at 3:30 P.M. on the Notice Board of the CSBP and subsequently be uploaded on the website of the University of Calcutta.

Admission : 15th - 22nd September 2014 (Time : 2:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.), Venue : Office of the CSBP.

Commencement of Class : Friday, 26th September 2014 at 4:00 P.M.


  General Information  
Documents / Testimonials to be Attached
Please enclose along with your Application Form the SELF-ATTESTED photocopies of the following documents / testimonials : Two passport size photographs are to be pasted on the Application Form.

Sponsored Candidates
A Candidate sponsored by publishing/printing organisations, is required to enclose SELF-ATTESTED photocopies of the PAN Card and the Trade Licence of the sponsoring organization concerned with the Application Form, along with other documents/ testimonials stated above. Validity of the sponsorship will be verified duly. Giving false or incomplete information will invalidate the application.

Selection
Selection is strictly on merit. Candidates seeking admission to the course shall have to appear for a Written Admission Test followed by an Interview -
WRITTEN ADMISSION TEST (Total Marks : 100 / Duration : 120 minutes)
Part A : Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions (Marks: 30)
[General Knowledge, Reasoning Ability, Comprehension Skill, Book Publishing & Production etc]

Part B : Descriptive Type Questions (Marks 70)
In both Part A and Part B of the written test, questions are set in English. For Part B, the candidates can answer either in English or in Bengali.

INTERVIEW [Marks: 30]
Candidates seeking admission to the course shall have to qualify in the Written Admission Test by securing at least 20% of the marks and final selection will be made on the basis of cumulative score of the written test and interview.

Fees
Course Fee : Rs. 10,000/- (Rs.11, 000/- for sponsored candidates and Rs. 25,000/- for NRI / Foreign candidate). Course Fee is received in full at the time of admission in the form of a single crossed bank draft/banker's cheque drawn in favour of "CU A/C P G DIPLOMA COURSE IN BOOK PUBLISHING" payable at Kolkata. Payment in any other form will not be accepted. Fees are non-refundable. Library Fee and Examination Fee separate.

All notices regarding selection (admission test/interview/admission, etc.) are put up on the Notice Board of the CSBP (Asutosh Building, First Floor) and the University is not under any obligation to send such information to any individual candidate.


  Contact  

FOR ANY FURTHER ENQUIRY ABOUT ADMISSIONS, PLEASE CONTACT :

Centre for Studies in Book Publishing (CSBP)
University of Calcutta
Asutosh Building (First Floor), College Street Campus (Asutosh Siksha Prangan)
87/1 College Street, Kolkata-700 073, West Bengal

Visiting Hours : 2 pm – 6:30 pm [Working days: Monday –Friday]
Phone : +91(033) 2241 0071-4 /Extn: 338
Email : csbpcu@caluniv.ac.in
Mobile : 09674821149 [Monday-Friday / 1.30 p.m. – 7.00 pm].
Land Line : +91(033) 2241 0071-4 / Extn: 338 [Monday-Friday/1.30 p.m. – 7.00 pm].

Prof. Biplab Chakrabarti , Joint Coordinator, PGDBPS
Prof. Dhruba Ranjan Dandapat, Joint Coordinator, PGDBPS
Prof. Saumendranath Bera, Director, CSBP / M-09830469974
Email : csbpcu@caluniv.ac.in, snbmc@caluniv.ac.in

TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE COURSE:

Please visit the following websites to know more details about the PGDBPS Course -
CSBP, Calcutta University : http://www.caluniv.ac.in/academic/csbp.html
National Book Trust, India : www.nbtindia.org.in
Publishers & Booksellers Guild : www.kolkatabookfair.net

YOU MAY ALSO CONTACT :

National Book Trust, India
H.Q. : C-5, Nehru Bhawan, Institutional Area, Vasant Kunj, Phase-II, New Delhi -110070, India
Phone No : +91-011-26707738/ +91-011-26707700
Email : nbtindia@nbtindia.org.in
Website : www.nbtindia.gov.in

Eastern Regional Office, NBT, India
Jalan Seva Trust Building, Second Floor, 61, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kolkata 700 009, West Bengal, India
Phone : +91-033-22413899/Fax: +91-033-22413899
Email : ero@nbtindia.org.in

Publishers & Booksellers Guild
Guild House, 2B Jhamapukur Lane, Kolkata 700 009,West Bengal, India
Phone : +91 (033) 2354 4417, 2360 4588/ Fax: +91 (033) 2360 4566
Office Hours : 12 pm-5 pm on all working days (Monday- Saturday)
E-mail : guildpb@gmail.com
Website : www.kolkatabookfair.net



Source : caluniv.ac.in





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