Pay Scale for Librarian in Government Jobs


The pay scale fixed for librarian in Government organizations is as follows:

Assistant Librarian: Rs. 15600-39100 with a Gross pay of Rs. 6000

Library Assistant: Rs. 9300-34800 with a GP of Rs. 4200

Junior Library Assistant: Rs. 5200-20200 plus a GP of Rs. 2400

Deputy Librarian: Rs. 15600-39100 with a Gross pay of Rs. 8000

Along with this salary, government organizations also offer other facilities to the librarians.

Recent notifications for the post of librarian:

Recently some of the government organizations like Indian Law Institute, Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Guru Angaddev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Staff Selection Commission of the Eastern Region and Indian Institute of Management invited application from candidates for the positions like library assistant, librarian, deputy librarian and junior library assistant.

Job profile of librarian in Government organizations:

Mostly when it comes to government organizations, librarians are mostly appointed by government-run educational institutions and so the main job of these library personnel would be to meet the library requirements of the students and faculty members of the organization. Most of the government organizations entrust the duty of purchasing the new arrivals keeping in mind the budget allocated to the library. Therefore, these personnel should be aware of the latest arrivals pertaining to the educational institution in which they are working. In the case of assistant librarians, they are entrusted with the duty of assisting the chief librarian.

Educational requirement for the post of librarian:

Government organizations look for candidates with UG and PG degree in library and information sciences. Therefore, to get job as assistant librarians in government organizations, candidates must have completed their Bachelor of Library and Information Sciences course and for the post of senior librarians, they must have acquired master’s degree in library and information sciences. Even some government organizations look for Ph. D holders in the field of library and information sciences. Some organizations like Indian Institute of Management look for librarians who have experience of working in a technical educational institution and candidates with sound knowledge of computer applications.

Age Criteria:

Government organizations look for candidates between the age group of 18 and 38 years for the posts like deputy librarian, assistant librarian and library assistant.

Scope of Librarian:

Nowadays, with the increasing demand for libraries in government and private educational institutions, institutions are always looking for personnel with specialized knowledge for efficiently managing their stock of books. Therefore, candidates with a degree in library and information sciences will sure be able to find job in government-run educational institutions.



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12 Responses to “Pay Scale for Librarian in Government Jobs”

  1. 12

    Dear sir
    I am 40 years old and working as Library & Information Assistant in CIBS. I want to know about the pay scales of Central Govt. Library Staff.
    Thanking you,

  2. 11
    vijaya joshi:

    please tell me librarian post is a guzzated post or not

  3. 10

    i am 36 yrs old& working as a assit.librarian in technical borad, i want to know about the pay scales of privet sector education board samae to government board in m.p

  4. 9
    ad dubey:

    how many reservation for army in librarian.
    in pay scale 15600-37000 is any reservation for army.

  5. 8

    sir i am working in a govt. nursing school in union teritoty of Andaman and nicobar Islands as a librarian since 2003. could you tell me what is the pay scale of librarian of a central govt.Nursing school in Delhi.
    thanks with regards

  6. 7
    baljit kaur:

    I am 40 years old & working as a librarian in Punjab School Education Board . I want to know about the pay scales of other state’s education boards like Haryana, Rajsthan,M.P. etc.

  7. 6
    nasir ali:

    please tell me, prof library assistant, library assistant, jr library assistant, pay scale in govt department

  8. 5

    Sir, Iam 45 years old and inorder to gain employment I wish to pursue M.L.I.S. course through distance education. can i get a job in libraries? I NEED immediate reply, thankyou.

  9. 4

    I am working at amhedabad municipal medical college. i am librarian. my qustion is municipal medical college librarian 6pay commication what is pay scale ?

  10. 3
    santosh dhondu kengale:

    B.A Graduate7B.Lib&I.Sc Appear .this is my MS-CIT 65% compleat .

  11. 2
    Nayak Yogesh C:

    dear sir
    good day
    i am nayak yogesh from kadi.
    i have complect my am work in nursing college.
    i ask u when a requretment in librarian for government.
    so pls give me answar
    Thank You

  12. 1

    I’am completed ,Mlis ,Mphil..what quqlification need for Goverment arts Colleges.because I have not passed Slet,Net Exams.Please help me .send reply