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INFLIBNET Centre is an Autonomous Inter-University Centre of the University Grants Commission with its head-quarters at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The Centre has taken up major programmes for modernization of libraries and information Centres in
universities, colleges, institutes of higher learning and R & D institutes in India with the application of computer and communication technology. At present Centre is handling numerous projects which can be seen on our website. Some of the major programmes being executed by the INFLIBNET Centre include Shodhganga, Shodhgangotri, E-Content, e-Shodh Sindhu, IEP, Vidwan, Indcat, IRINS, JNFED, NIRF, ARIIA besides other national-level projects etc. The Centre invites applications from Indian Nationals on direct recruitment basis for the under-mentioned posts in Library and Information Science, Computer Science and in the administrative area.

Last date of filling Online Application 21.03.2021 Up to 5:30 PM

Last date of receipt of hardcopy of online application 31.03.2021 Up to 5:30 PM


Sl No Post Group No. of Post Category Pay Matrix As per 7th CPC
Pay Level Pay Range
1 SCIENTIST-D (LIBRARY SCIENCE) A 1 OBC (NCL) 12 ₹ 78800-₹ 209200
2 SCIENTIST-C (LIBRARY SCIENCE) A 1 UR 11 ₹  67700-₹ 208700
3 SCIENT!ST-B (LIBRARY SCIENCE) A 2 UR 10 ₹ 56100 – ₹ 177500
4 SCIENTIFIC TECHNICAL OFFICER-I Computer Science B 1 UR 7 ₹ 44900-142400
UR – 01
6 ₹ 35400-₹ 112400
6 PERSONAL SECRETARY B 1 UR 7 ₹ 44900-₹ 142400


Abbreviation: UR=Unreserved, OBC (NCL) – Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer)


  1. Only online applications will be accepted. Application not made online and printout of online
    application along with all testimonials not received will be summarily rejected. Even if any document
    found missing with hard copy of the application it will be rejected summarily without any L/
    communication to the candidate.
  2. Applicants must send ONE hard copy of the online Application along with legible/readable copies of
    all self-attested testimonials, certificates and all supporting documents to “Recruitment Cell,
    Information and Library Network Centre, Opp. NIFT, INFOCITY, Gandhinagar, Gujarat- 382007” on or
    before 31/03/2021 upto 05:30 PM, super-scribing as under through Registered Post I Speed Post I
    Courier only, failing which the application will be rejected:
  3. The candidates who have applied for the post of Scientific Technical Officer-I (Computer Science)
    against our AdvtNo.02/2020 and found eligible will be exempted to pay the fees. However, he/she is
    required to apply again online and mentioning his/her application Id last five digits in the column of
    Transaction Id.
  4. Candidate with requisite qualifications acquired from recognized university /board/institution need
    only apply.
  5. Where ever the experience is required for any post, only relevant experience will be considered as
    experience for the post.
  6. Age relaxation in upper age limit will be allowed to candidates belonging to reserve category as per
    Govt of India rules, as amended from time to time.
  7. Age relaxation to Central/State Govt./Autonomous bodies, university employees will only be given
    those who are permanent employee of that body will only be eligible for any relaxation, if provided.
  8. Candidates who desire to apply for more than one post will be required to submit separate online
    applications along with separate online application processing fees. Candidates need to send ONE
    hard copy of Printout of each Application along with all self-attested testimonials, certificates and all
    supporting documents wherever required separately attached to each application in the manner
    described in above point No.2.
  9. The Experience and Qualification will be reckoned as on the last date of submission of Online
    Application, as amended, if any, on INFLIBNETWebsite.
  10. OBC candidates who want to apply for UR post also of Senior Assistant/Office Assistant-II are
    required to apply separately along with application fees and testimonials for OBC and UR posts.
  11. Candidates applying for the post(s) reserved for OBC(NCL), should submit an self-attested copy of
    valid caste certificate certifying that he/she does NOT belong to the persons/sections (Creamy Layer)
    in the format prescribed by Govt. of India, issued after 01.04.2020, by competent autho~Hindi/English language, clearly stating applicable for employment under Govt of India jobs, vide
    Column 3 of GOI Dept. of Personnel and Training O.M. No. 36012/22/93-Estt(SCT) dated 8.9.1993
    which is modified vide DoPT’s O.M. No. 36033/3/2004-Estt(Res) dated 9.3.2004, further modify vide
    O.M. No.36033/3/2004-Estt(Res) dated 14.10.2008, again further modifled vide OM No.
    36036/2/2013- Estt (Res.) dated 30/05/2014. Caste certificate in any other format, the application
    will be summarily rejected.
  12. Applicants are advised to send the applications to the Centre well in advance without waiting for the
    last date to avoid postal delay or any delay due to other unforeseen events or circumstances. The
    Centre will not be responsible for any postal delay at any stage.
  13. The applicants must ensure that he/ she fulfils the eligibility conditions for the post applying for.
  14. If Candidate holds foreign university’s degree, they should submit a certificate of equi valency issued
    by Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  15. If candidate has obtained any degree from a university where grading system is followed, he/she
    should provide equi valency criteria for conversion or formula/method of calculation of percentage of
    their score in percentage and Class/Division.
  16. Candidates, who have obtained degrees or diplomas or certificates for various courses from any
    Institution declared fake / de-recognised by the University Grants Commission/ AICTE/competent
    authority, shall not be eligible for being considered for recruitment to any posts.
  17. The posts carry usual allowances as per Govt. of India rules as applicable from time to time. The
    selected candidates will be covered under New Pension Scheme only.
  18. At present the place of posting is Gandhinagar, Gujarat but the selected candidates are liable to be
    posted for work anywhere in India as and when required.
  19. Applicants must produce original testimonials, certificates and other documents at the time of
    written test/interview /as and when called for.
  20. The Centre shall verify the antecedents and documents submitted by candidates at any time, at the
    time of appointment or during the tenure of service. In case it is detected that the documents
    submitted by the candidates are fake or the candidates have undesirable clandestine antecedents /
    background and have suppressed the said information, his / her services will be liable to be
  21. Written Test/Screening Test/Skill test may be conducted.
  22. In case of any inadvertent mistake in the process of selection which may be detected at any stage
    even after the issuance of appointment letter, the Centre reserves the right to modify / withdraw I
    cancel any communication made to the candidates.
  23. The Centre reserves the right to restrict the candidates to be called for written test/interview to a
    reasonable number on the basis of qualifications and experience higher than the minimum
    prescribed as decided by duly constituted Screening Committee(s). Call letters for written
    test/interview will be sent only to the short-listed candidates by E-mail. No correspondence will be
    entertained with the applicants who are not short-listed to be called for written test/interview.
  24. Candidates working in Govt./Govt. Undertaking/ Autonomous bodies/Universities must forward their
    application through proper channel on the above address. In case the delay is expected from the
    employer, the applicants may submit an advance copy of the application along with all enclosures
    directly and the applicants will have to submit· a ‘NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE’ from the employer to the Centre at the time of written test/skill test/interview, failing which he/she will not be allowed to appear for test/interview etc.
  25. The Centre reserves the right:
    a) To withdraw the advertisement either partly or wholly at any time without assigning any reason
    to this effect.
    b) To fill or not to fill up some or all the posts advertised for any reasons whatsoever.
    e) To increase/ decrease the number of posts
    d) Any edition / deletion and changes in the matter of terms and conditions given in this notification of recruitment, as directed by concerned authority/ UGC /MOE/ Gol from time to time.
  26. No TA will be paid for appearing in written/screening test/interview. No request will be considered
    for change in date of test/interview for the reasons whatsoever.
  27. Hall Tickets / Call letters and other correspondence for attending the Examination / Interview, etc.,
    will be sent only to the eligible candidates by Email only. Candidates must have their valid and active
    email Id for any communication. Centre will neither be responsible for bouncing of any email sent to
    the candidate nor if email goes to SPAM folder. Corrigendum, if any, will be published on the website
    of the Centre. Hence, candidates are advised to regularly visit the Centre’s website
    www.inflibnet.ac.in for updates.
  28. No person shall be recruited unless he / she is in good mental and bodily health and free from any
    physical defect that is likely to interfere with the efficient performance of his/her official duties. The
    candidate selected will be required to submit a medical certificate of fitness from Civil Surgeon of a
    Govt. Hospital.
  29. The character of a person for direct recruitment to the service must be such as to render him/her
    suitable in all respect for appointment to the service. Persons dismissed by the Union Government or
    by a State Government or by a Local Authority or a Government Corporation owned or controlled by
    the Central Government or State Government will be deemed to be ineligible for appointment.
  30. Errors and omissions in notification and selection process are subject to corrections as per rules and
    regulations of the Centre.
  31. In case of any dispute / ambiguity that may occur in the process of selection, the decision of the
    Director, Information and Library Network Centre in all matters will be final and no query or
    correspondence will be entertained in this connection from any individual or his/ her agency.
  32. A non-refundable and non-transferable application fee of Rs.SOO/- for SC/ST/PwBD and Rs.1,000/for
    all other candidates through online payment mode through SBI Collect must be paid to “Director,
    INFLIBNETCentre” bank account, applications received without fee and without testimonials will be
    summarily rejected.
  33. Canvassing in any form on behalf of or by any candidate will disqualify him / her from being
  34. No interim correspondence will be entertain.


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