National Institute of Social Defence

Certificate Course in Geriatric Care 2008 – 2009



The Certificate Courses at present are being run at New Delhi, and regional centres at Agartala, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Bangalore, Cochin, Pune and Coimbatore.

Eligibility: a). Age limit: He/she should have completed the age of 18 years on October 1, 2008 and should not be more than 45 years as on October 1, 2008..

b. Qualifications and Qualifying Examination:

Should have successfully completed the High School/ Matriculation or any other equivalent Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination, equivalent to Secondary Examination after a period of 10 years study.

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 and organizations on merit basis.
Application procedure: The Prospectus along with the Prescribed Application Form can be had from NISD Office by paying Rs. 50/- personally from 10.00 AM to 4.00 PM on all working days, or by sending a DD/ Pay Order of Rs. 80/- The Pay Order /DD should be in favour of the Director, National Institute of Social Defence, payable at New Delhi. Payment by Postal Order is not acceptable.

A stamp size photograph, duly attested by a Gazetted Officer, is to be affixed on the application form

Two passport size photographs duly singed in by the candidate are to be attached with the application form.



The complete application form in all respect should reach to Deputy Director, Old Age Care Division, National Institute of Social Defence (NISD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, West Block 1, Wing 3, 1st Floor, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066.

Tel: 91-11-26100058
Fax: 91-11- 26106325
Website: http://nisd.gov.in/
Address: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. West Block-1, Wing-3, First Floor, R. K. Puram, New Delhi-110066

Last date of submission of Forms: December 19, 2008 and for North - Eastern Region and Andaman & Nicobar Island: December 26, 2008

Date of Entrance Test : Common Aptitude Test (CAT) - January 25, 2009 at New Delhi, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Agartala., Pune, Bangalore, Kunnamkulam /Cochin and Coimbatore.



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