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Announcement Details Publication Date : 30 Jan 2017

Announcement of One Year PG Diploma in Integrated Geriatric Care-2016-17

          Application in prescribed form from interested candidates is invited for admission in One – Year Post Graduate Diploma Course in Integrated Geriatric Care at New Delhi, being organized BY National Institute of Social Defence during 2016-17. The course aims to develop a cadre of skilled personnel at Managerial and Supervisory level to meet the demand for providing skill based, field oriented, trained personnel in Age Care in NGOs Sector, Health Care Sector, Academic Institutions, etc. The course covers subjects like Gerontology, Public Policy and Planning, Clinical Geriatrics, Geriatric Management, Psychology and Counselling, Research Methodology.

 Eligibility Criterion:
 
a) Educational Qualifications:
 
Essential: Should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science (Sociology, Social Work/Social Welfare, Anthropology, Psychology, Nursing, Home Science and related fields or equivalent) from a recognized University or Institute.
 
Desirable: Preference will be given to the candidates having certificates/experience(s)/training of working in Age Care Organizations.
b)  Age Limit: He/she should have completed the age of 21 years as and should not be more than 35 years.
 
No. of seats and Selection Criterion:
There are 25 seats and the Course Fee of Rs. 3000/- (Rupees three thousand only) for full one year programme. The reservation to SC/ST/OBC/PH candidates for the course will be given as per Government of India norms. The course is purely non-residential and the selected candidates will have to make their own arrangements for board & lodging.
  Selection will be made on the basis of percentage of Marks obtained in Bachelor’s degree and interview. Interested Candidates may send their filled up application in a prescribed form available on NISD website: www.nisd.gov.in . The forms may also be collected personally from Old Age Care Division, National Institute of Social Defence, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, West Block – 1, Wing – 7, 1st  Floor, R. K. Puram, New Delhi – 110066  from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. on all working days. 
The last date for submission of the filled in application form will be within 30 days from the date of publication of the advertisement. Incomplete applications or the applications received after the due date will not be considered.  
 
     Director, NISD
Ph.: 011-26100056/26106883
 
Pls click here to download the application form.