New Delhi, Kolkata, Agartala, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Cochin, and Coimbatore
Old Age Care Division, West Block - 1, Wing - 3, First Floor, R. K. Puram, New Delhi - 110066
Six - Month Certificate Course in Geriatric Care (Full-time)
Application in prescribed form from interested candidates has been invited for admission in Six - Month Certificate Course in Geriatric Care (Full-time) at New Delhi, Kolkata, Agartala, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Cochin, and Coimbatore under Government of India’s Project, National Initiative on Care for Elderly (NICE) conducted at Old Age Care Division, National Institute of Social Defence (NISD). The Course aims to develop a cadre of frontline skilled / trained personnel of Geriatric Care Givers (Geriatric Animators) that specializes in home care in family and community settings. The course covers subjects like Social Gerontology, Basic Geriatrics, Applied Geriatrics, and Geriatric Nursing.
a) Educational Qualifications: Essential: High School / Matriculation or any other Examination equivalent to Secondary Examination after a period of 10 years study; Desirable: Preference will be given to the candidates working as Old Age Care Givers, Health Workers, Counsellors, Social Workers, Home Care Workers, Nursing Assistants, Professionals working in Age Care Agencies / Organisations.
b) Age Limit: He / she should have completed the age of 18 years as on October 1, 2011 and should not be more than 45 years as on October 1, 2011.
Selection will be made through a Common Aptitude Test (CAT) to be held at New Delhi, Kolkata, Agartala, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Cochin, and Coimbatore on January 8, 2012 followed by Group Discussion and Interview.
Application Forms:Interested Candidates may send their application in a prescribed form given in the Prospectus which can be had from Old Age Care Division, National Institute of Social Defence, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, West Block - 1, Wing - 3, First Floor, R.K. Puram, New Delhi - 110066 (Tel. 26106883) from 10 AM to 5 PM on all working days by paying. 50/- personally, or by sending Draft / Pay Order for 80/-. The Draft/Pay Order should be in favour of The Director, National Institute of Social Defence payable at New Delhi.
Forms can also be downloaded from http://www.socialjustice.nic.in/pdf/geriatriccare.pdf
Such applications may be sent along with Demand Draft/Pay Order of 80/- as mentioned above failing which Application will not be considered.
Forms would be available from November 25, 2011 and last date for receipt of the duly filled-in application is December 19, 2011.
Last date for receipt of Application from North - Eastern Region and Andaman & Nicobar Island is December 23, 2011.
Application should be sent to Deputy Director, Old Age Care Division, West Block - 1, Wing - 3, First Floor, R. K. Puram, New Delhi - 110066.
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