JKSSB 2021 Library Assistant Exams Syllabus & Exams Pattern

J&K Services Selection Board has released the notification for Library Assistant Recruitment in 2021.

In this the article, we cover Syllabi for the posts of Library Assistant. This syllabus is available on the Official Website of JKSSB. candidates can get the pdf syllabus on Library Academy Mobile App.

JKSSB 2021 Library Assistant Exams Syllabus & Exams Pattern

Note: The candidates are also intimated that there shall be negative marking for wrong answers (-0.25 for each wrong answer) attempted in the said examination. 

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JKSSB Library Assistant Exams Pattern

Exams Pattern:

Total Marks=120

Time=02 Hours

Negative Marks: -0.25 for each wrong answer

JKSSB Library Assistant Exams Syllabus

UNIT-1: 20 Marks

(i) Tenses

(ii) Rearranging of jumbled sentences.

(iii) Narration

(iv) Models

(v) Articles

(vi) Comprehension with blanks to be filled in with

i. Phrases

ii. Pronouns

iii. Homonyms/homophones.

(vii) Clauses

(viii) Synonyms and antonyms

(ix) Pairs of words and their use in meaningful sentences.

(x) Idioms and phrases.

(xi) Uses of Prepositions.

(xii) Active & Passive Voice

UNIT-2: 20 Marks

(x) Types of Libraries and their Features

(xi) Role of Libraries in contemporary Society

(xii) Five Laws of Library Sciences

(xiii) Library legislation in India

(xiv) Digital Library

(xv) Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

(xvi) National and International Library Associations: ILA, IASLIC, IATLIS, IFLA, FID ALA, ASLIB etc

(xvii) National and intercalation Agencies: UNESCO, OCLC, PRRLF, UGC, INFLIBNET, DELNET etc

(xviii)Information Centres, DRTC, ISI, INSDOC (NISCAIR), NASSDOC, DESIDOC, SENDOC, etc

Unit-3: 20 Marks

(x) Basic Terminology: call Number, Class Number, Book Number, Isolates.

(xi) Classification; concept & purpose.

(xii) Types and characteristics of classification scheme.

(xiii) ISBD, ISBN, ISSN; classification schemes.

(xiv) Features of DDC, UDC, and CC

(xv) Five Fundamental Categories

(xvi) Notation: Definition and Purpose

(xvii)Library Catalogue; Definition and purpose

(xviii) Cannons of Classification and Cataloguing

Unit-4: 20 Marks

(ix) Principles of Book Selection

(x) Selection Tool; Print and Non-Print Materials

(xi) Processing of Documents; Accessioning, Classification, Cataloguing, labelling and shelving.

(xii) Difference between catalogue, Accession Register, bibliography and Shelf list.

(xiii) Serials/ Journals; Selection and procurement

(xiv) Book Transaction System: Traditional and Modern

(xv) Stock verification of Books; Methods and Tools

(xvi) Weeding Process

Unit-5: 20 Marks

(ix) Information sources: Definition, Types and importance;

(x) Information sources- Primary, Secondary and Tertiary.

(xi) Information Services: Definition and need of reference, documentation and information services.

(xii) Types of Dictionaries, Encyclopaedias

(xiii) Geographical and Biographical Sources

(xiv) Indexing and Abstracting Sources

(xv) Types of Bibliographies

(xvi) Bibliographies Sources

Unit-6: 20 Marks

(i) Types of Reference service, Ready reference service, Long Rang Reference Service

(ii) Reference Librarian: Role Skills and Competences

(iii) User Education/ Information Literacy Skills

(iv) CAS/SDI

(v) International Information System; INIS, AGRIS, MEDLARS /MEDLINE, INSPEC

(vi) Information Seeking Pattern 

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